With the government being shutdown for nearly a month, 800,000 federal employees are affected and looking to take the edge off. A new website lets you help them out.

You've probably asked yourself, "How do I buy a beer for a furloughed federal worker?"

That's where PayItFurloughed.com comes in. "Beer makes everything better," the website reads. "So we’re buying local craft brews for federal employees impacted by the government shutdown."

Food writer Nevin Martell launched the site on Sunday. People looking to help can donate $7.50 to the fund for each craft beer they want to cover. Furloughed employees can then score a beer by going to participating breweries to enjoy their pre-paid beer.

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