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Café Selmarie Staff Fund

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The protective measures taken to prevent spread of the Coronavirus are affecting small businesses everywhere - perhaps none as greatly as the small, independents in the service industry. We are completely closed during this two week period.  We are raising money to help compensate our 43 staff members for the time that we are closed. For many of them, they are not just living from week to week on their payroll checks, but day to day on tips they receive. Every day we are closed is a hardship already, and really takes a serious toll on them.

Our employees come first. Without them, there would be no Selmarie at all. We would be so grateful for your help during this crisis. Helping to keep small businesses like us afloat right now is essential to sustaining our communities. Thank you in advance for whatever amount you are able to contribute. When this is all over, we can't wait to see you again!


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Fundraising team: Cafe Selmarie (4)

Cafe Selmarie
Chicago, IL
Constance Kobayashi
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Birgit Kobayashi
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Margaret Walsh
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