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Ada's Cafe, which hires people with disabilities, has temporarily closed. The business and mission face mounting COVID-19 hurdles.

Original post made on Dec 22, 2020

Ada's Cafe in Palo Alto, which employs people with disabilities, is barely treading water amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A local resident has launched an auction to help the nonprofit survive.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Monday, December 21, 2020, 12:27 PM


Posted by Holiday gift boxes
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 22, 2020 at 11:35 am

Holiday gift boxes is a registered user.

I just ordered a bunch of Ada's cookie boxes to deliver to friends for the holidays. They are amazing! Highly recommend if you're looking for last minute gifts that support a great cause.

Posted by Jane
a resident of Ventura
on Dec 22, 2020 at 11:00 pm

Jane is a registered user.

Not "covid hurdles," but lockdown hurdles. Yet another casualty of unchecked "emergency powers" to impose policies that add to the damage of a virus, not mitigate it.

Posted by Tom DuBois
a resident of Midtown
on Dec 23, 2020 at 5:45 pm

Tom DuBois is a registered user.

Please consider a last minute donation to either Ada's directly or to the City of Palo Alto's business recovery fund. These are tax deductible. You can donate to the Palo Alto Business Relief fund here Web Link

Posted by John
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Dec 29, 2020 at 2:22 am

John is a registered user.

Our company Web Link is also hiring people with disabilities. Our business operates online so we haven't experienced any issues due to the COVID-19 lockdown. I hope all will stay okay for us and this is a pity that some brick-and-mortar businesses got closed.