Help us Keep Yvonne's Brunch In Oregon City

Dear Oregon City Community,

A few weeks ago we reached out to you with the heartbreaking news of our permanent closure.

Now we reach out to you with a message of hope.

A few days after Yvonne’s announced its closure, a wonderful couple in our community reached out to us with an incredible offer.

They have a large, beautiful cafe space that we believe would be the perfect new home for the Yvonne’s management team, staff, and menu, and they would like to offer it to us.

While this location does not have the same kitchen capabilities of our old space, it has a large and tastefully done coffee bar, a huge dining room, and a wonderful patio. With a few menu tweaks we will still be able to offer you most of the from-scratch, locally sourced brunch favorites, and all of the espresso options, that you know and love. It also has a very functional bakery, and we hope to add a baker to our staff to keep the coffee counter stocked with a variety of pastries and baked goods.

However, we cannot do this without you. The COVID-19 shutdown cost us everything – our staff, our savings, our space, our equipment, our licensing, etc.

We have the menu, the recipes, the people and the willpower to make this happen, but we do not have the funds. We need to raise a minimum of $15,000 (updated from $10,000 to more accurately reflect the cost of setting up shop) for new equipment, licenses, fees, and a deposit on the space to get this new project off the ground.

In addition to this GoFundMe page, we will be offering gift cards for sale on our website within the next few days.

We cannot do this without you.

With the warmest regards,

Yvonne


We would love a chance to get to know you and thank you for your help. For every donation of $100 we would like to extend an invitation to our soft opening, on us! All donations of $150 or more will receive an invitation to our soft opening with a plus one (on us!) and a brand new custom logo t-shirt, available in unisex sizes S-XXL.

For any other questions, comments or concerns, feel free to reach out to us at [email redacted].

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Rebecca Duncan 
    • $25 
    • 2 d
  • Scott Clancy 
    • $150 
    • 9 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $250 
    • 11 d
  • Claire McGrath 
    • $10 
    • 13 d
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Organizer

Yvonne Haney 
Organizer
Oregon City, OR
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