Captain Cookie Employee Relief Fund

Captain Cookie & the Milkman is proud to to be built on a team of truly amazing people. They’re committed to delivering the best possible customer experience and baking the perfect cookie every time. Right now, through no fault of their own, our beloved cookie crew is really hurting. COVID-19 has hit the service industry very hard and very quickly. We love our staff and are taking every possible step in our power to see that they are protected during this time. So we ask you, our loyal fans and customers, if you’d be willing to be part of our staff’s support network now. 

As we are sure everyone is aware, food and beverage establishments have been ordered to switch to takeout and delivery models during this time. We absolutely support these public health measures, but the reality of so many of our customers leaving the area (students have been sent home and professionals are working remotely) is a massive decrease in orders for our establishments. Inevitably, we’ve been forced to cut hours for many of our folks and furlough others entirely. 

Though we appreciate the city’s effort to extend unemployment benefits for these folks, that process takes time and replaces only a portion of the previously earned income. 

Your support, in whatever amount you can give, will help our staff feed their families, keep the lights on, and pay rent until things get back to normal and we can bring everyone back to work. From the bottom of our hearts, we appreciate any assistance you choose to provide to show your appreciation of these folks who come to work to make the world a better place every day. 


*Note: all funds contributed here will be given to our staff proportionately to lost income.

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 15 hrs
  • Lori Saylor 
    • $50 
    • 1 d
  • Kirsten Smith 
    • $100 
    • 2 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 2 d
  • Virginia E DeMarce 
    • $50 
    • 2 d
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Organizer and beneficiary

Crystal Fernanders 
Washington, DC
Captain Cookie 
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