*I got the idea to create this post from my friend Ashley’s post : Support Sacramento Area Businesses from Home . Sacramento locals, be sure to head over there for a list of Sacramento small businesses. *
By now we’re all feeling the effects of the COVID 19 outbreak. Even if you’re not sick with it, or know somebody who is, chances are your child’s school, or your workplace have been shut down. If not that, you’re most likely one of the brave humans on the frontlines in hospitals, grocery stores, or driving trucks.
I’ll take it a step further and say- if not that, you’ve most likely had a hard time finding even the basic things you need on your grocery list, or your business is still operating because your family has no other choice right now. My point is, this is a global issue, history in the making, and not a single one of us has been spared.
Perhaps one of the most heartbreaking things I’ve seen in my small town is the way this has affected our small businesses. I’m lucky enough to live in Auburn, California – endurance capital of the world, and I know that if we all pull together to support these small business during this trying time, we will, indeed, endure.
Below is a list of small businesses I’ve put together over the last few days. I put out a comment on our community Facebook group asking for any small businesses that have been (and will be) affected to chime in , and let us all know how we can help them through this. The response was overwhelming, and heartbreaking, and it’s taken me several day’s to put this post together.
Please know this post is truly a labor of love for my beautiful town. If there was ever a time to come together to support local business, it’s now. Additionally, if you’re in Auburn or the surrounding Placer County cities and would like to be added, please DM me on Instagram or email me through my contact page. Feel free to share this post so we can help as many people as we can. Thank you!
Healthy Habit Organic Eatery – offering To-Go, Curbside Pickups & Gift Cards
Hannah Bell Photography – currently booking, offering gift cards to be redeemed at a later date
Wild Little Fish – fresh seafood, offering delivery to those who can’t make it out
Sandalwood House for Cooks – the local kitchen store, is offering delivery, pick up, and virtual shopping assistant via video conferencing by appointment
Maki Air – heating & air, electrical service, installation and more.
Happy Wok – offering to go, delivery, online order and gift cards.
Szechuan Restaurant – offering to go, delivery, online order, and gift cards.
Jackie Plus Jay Photography – wedding & portrait photography, offering gift cards to be redeemed at a later date
One 11 Kitchen & Bar – offering to go, curb side, & pick up services, as well as gift cards
Crane Heating & Cooling – commercial & residential heating and air.
Bear Print Industries – screen printing, embroidery, promotional, graphic design, business cards
Desirae Marie Photography – lifestyle & portrait photography. Offering 15% off to customers buying gift cards to redeem at a later date
Brigitte’s Serenity Studio – serenity store & meditation studio
Studio Be – holistic sound therapy and yoga center
Zhush Modern – boutique apparel, jewelry and decor. temporarily closed, offering online shopping and gift cards
A Healing Touch -Therapeutic Massage, accepting new clients, gift cards available
Wilson Property Services – (530) 457- 5459 – yard services, landscaping & maintenance, junk hauling, and more.
Auburn Trophies – trophies, awards, custom engravings, gifts and more.
Loved Again Children’s Boutique – new and previously loved children’s clothes, toys and more. temporarily closed, offering curbside pick up, shop their Instagram (linked).
Pro Gutter Guy – gutter and leaf cleaning services
Nauyok’s Landscape & More – Landscaping to handyman work. Offers discounts to seniors, first responders, and military.
Pizza Express – offering curbside pick up, take & bake pizzas, to go orders, and delivery to Auburn & Rocklin
Gina Marie’s Custom Desserts – offering to go orders and curbside pick up.
Little Angels Childcare- Melinda Brown ( firstname.lastname@example.org , #313611324 ), offering childcare off Bell Rd.31 years experience, meals included, lots of room for new kiddos.
Auburn Alehouse – open for business, offering curb side pickup and to go orders
Soul Shine Boutique – boutique apparel & gift shop, online shopping is available, currently offering free shipping.
Ann Keen Photography – local photographer, offering prints and gift cards to be redeemed at a later date
Artistic Edge Salon & Spa – open & accepting clients, taking precautions to keep clients safe
Revive Studio – permanent cosmetics, offering
El Agave Taqueria – offering gift cards,
buy one for $20 will be worth $25, $50 will be worth $65, and $100 will be worth $125.
Painted Arrow Day Spa – temporarily closed, offering gift cards and booking for future dates.
Mattress by Appointment – showroom appointment only, products online as well.
Alta Vista Dental – follows strict cleanliness protocols & guidelines, offering $79 new patients exams.
Rocklin Glass & Mirror – open for business
Auburn Book Nook – independent bookstore, open for business
A Sewer Guy Plumbing – open for business
Lincoln Music – offering Face Time music lessons, also open for business and practicing social distancing and maintaining strict sanitizing schedule
Golden State Pressure Washing – commercial & residential pressure washing and concrete steam cleaning
Vina Castellano Winery – offering free wine delivery within 20 miles
Old Town Grill – open for business, offering take out & to go menu
Restorative Recovery Center – small long term intensive outpatient and sober living. Will be open to new patients in the coming weeks.
Drake’s European Auto Service – auto repair shop, open for business
Auburn Gymnastics – gymnastics center, temporarily closed, offering free instruction on social media for kids at home.
Alesci’s Barber Shop – update: closed until April 3rd
Paul the Tree Climber – arborist offering tree services, specializing in pruning and tree removal
Crimson Tattoo – open for business, following strict precautions ( see Facebook for details)
David’s Plumbing – (530) 852-2054 , plumbing services
R & S Handyman Service – (530) 613-6018 handyman services, journeyman electrical certified.
ATown Bikes – bike shop, open for business, following strict disinfecting protocols
Blades & Arches – brow studio offering microblading and aesthetics services. Open for business, one client at a time.
Rebel Wrapt – handmade jewelry, shop online
Trew Pump Service – well and irrigation services, open for business
Anything Trees – all tree related services, free estimates
North Fork Chai – temporarily closed, offering online gift cards
Old Town Pizza – dine in closed, offering pick up and delivery
Auburn Leaf & Bean – offering call in orders with curbside pickup and gift cards available
Out on A Limb Tree Services – full service tree company specializing in tree trimming/removal, mistletoe removal, defensible space clearing and emergency services
The Feisty Phoenix – boutique apparel and gifts, shop online
Lindsay Esthetics – esthetician, offering online gift cards, free skincare consultation via Face Time, and products can be purchased online
A.L. Harvey Law – estate planning and business law
Clinical Massage Rocklin – offering gift cards to be redeemed at later date
Trail Blazer Pizza – purchase gift cards via phone to be mailed to you and used at later date
Melissa Bowers, At Your Service – lifestyle & business concierge service, errand running, task completion and more. Open for business.
Story Lit Film – film production, branding and promo content
H20 Adventures – Rafting, offering gift cards to be redeemed at a later date
Checker Cab – taxi services, open for business
Ryan G Motorworks – auto shop, German auto specialists, open for business
Hott Shots Detailing – car detailing, open for business
Baked & Brewed – coffee shop & bakery, offering curbside pickup
Advanced Skincare by Monique – skincare treatments, anti aging, acne treatments, advanced peels and waxing. open for business and offering gift cards
Pawsitively Divine – mobile pet grooming right to your door, open for business
AAMCO – transmission and total car care, open for business, sanitizing customer cars before and after services
Urban Dreamer Farm & Vineyard Farmstand -small farmstand Wednesdays 3:30-6pm & Saturdays 9am – 1pm, gift cards available, as well as baked goods, produce, fresh cooked food, and some keto treats
Aztec Landscaping – landscaping company, open for business
Signed Sara – handlettering and illustration, workshops, free online courses soon to come.
Elite Auto Spa – disinfect and kill bacteria in vehicle with steam and ozone machines, open for business
Auburn Nutrition – natural food, vitamin, & supplement store. Open and offering curbside pick up.
Autumn’s Facial & Waxing Studio – open and following steps to keep clients safe
The Club Car – offering takeout, curbside pick up, and gift cards.
Sierra Grill Smokehouse – offering curbside pickup
California Organics – offering curbside pickup
Save On Dry Cleaners – (530) 888-7006 , open for business
Auburn Community Accupuncture – gift cards available to purchase now and redeem at a later date, current patients can purchase AcuPass ( 6 treatments for price of 5 )
Howell’s Sewing & Vaccum – sewing machines & supplies, fabric, thread and more. Vacuums and parts. Service & repairs. open for business
Echo Valley Ranch – Hay, feed and pet supply. Offering curbside pick up, online ordering, and gift cards.
Tre Pazzi Trattoria – traditional Italian restaurant, open and encouraging To-Go/ Take Out orders
US Artisan Marketplace – boutique style shopping featuring local artisans and curators. open for business, adjusted hours.
Bishoff Plumbing – (530)470-3539 , plumbing services, open for business
Anderson’s Sierra Pipe Co. – plumbing, electrical, pump, and irrigation supply. offering curbside pick up, retail & repair open
Crudo Restaurant – Asian fusion cuisine, offering curbside pickup and free delivery
Thank you for all of your support, and I know together we can get through this!
Quick note: I’m working on putting together a list of our local area bloggers, a great way to keep an eye out on what’s going on in the community as well as find inspiration for daily life! I’ll be sure to share once that post goes live.
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