Commend Employee Support Fund

Dear Friends,

On Saturday, March 14th, we closed the doors to our Lower East Side storefront to help comply with NYC public health initiatives around combating the spread of COVID-19. 

Although we have every intention of reopening, Commend will remain closed, predictably, through April. Our ability to compensate these workers has been greatly affected in this interim period.

We're reaching out to the Commend Universe and anyone who we may have touched over the last several years to field donations for our staff in these volatile times. 100%  of the proceeds will be distributed evenly amongst our hourly staff and help w/ their rent / living / healthcare expenses. The goal of $13,000 is not an arbitrary number, but rather represents the exact wages lost for our staff over a two month closure.

Thank you for all the support so far in keeping us afloat, and stay safe, healthy and at home.



  • Pierre Rousseau 
    • $200 
    • 1 mo
  • Scott Whittaker 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Stuart Rademacher 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Karisa Senavitis 
    • $75 
    • 2 mos
  • Roy Guerin 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
See all

Organizer and beneficiary

Matthew Werth 
New York, NY
Commend LLC 
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