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‘Keep Calm and Nom Nom’: Campaign encourages buying gift cards to help Richmond restaurants

Posted at 7:54 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 07:54:25-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- With public health concerns surrounding the coronavirus hitting the food and beverage industry particularly hard, a campaign from a Richmond ad agency is looking to help area restaurants and breweries stay afloat by bringing them revenue from a distance.

Scott’s Addition-based Familiar Creatures launched a website this week encouraging patrons to purchase gift cards for establishments amid the COVID-19 outbreak, which has prompted restrictions on public gathering spaces such as restaurants and bars.

“Buy a gift card today, and enjoy your meal later,” the site states.

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