Bavaro's Staff Unemployment Fund

Bavaro's is a family owned and operated hospitality company, operating four restaurant locations as well as distributing its gourmet pasta sauces throughout the state of Florida at various retailers such as Whole Foods & Fresh Market.  

After restaurants in the state of Florida were closed to dine-in guests, coupled with the current health scare, our staff members took a direct hit on their paychecks. Across our locations in Tampa, Tampa Airport,  St Pete, and Sarasota we now have around 60 employees scraping to get by with no end in sight.

Please help us in raising money for their everyday living expenses until we can reopen the restaurants! 100% of the money raised will be equally divided among all of our staff members. Every little bit helps in this time of need, we appreciate your help. 
"The most difficult part of my job right now is informing our team we do not have enough volume to employ them.  Like many in the industry, our staff lives paycheck to paycheck at best.  They need assistance, far more than I can personally give.  This hurts the most."  Founder, Dan Bavaro.  

For more information about Bavaro's, please visit 



  • Angela Mennie 
    • $50 
    • 3 mos
  • Aurora Qorri 
    • $10 
    • 4 mos
  • Mike Campbell 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
  • Josh and Heather Hardwick 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Mara Gurevitz 
    • $100 
    • 4 mos
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Chrissy Homsher 
Tampa, FL
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