Dance Academy of Salsa COVID-19 Relief

The Dance Academy of Salsa has been an active part of Chicago's dance community for the past 20+ years. DAofS is a family owned business ran by father and son, Miguel and Michael Angelo Mendez. Located in the heart of Chicago’s Puerto Rican community in Humboldt Park on Paseo Boricua, the Puerto Rican Walk of Fame, we believe in the power of music, dance and its ability to bring people together.

These are trying times for many of us, and we are no exception. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dance Academy of Salsa has been forced to close its doors to protect our students and community. Although all classes have been suspended, cost requirements to maintain the business remains. We are looking to raise funds to help pay rent, utilities and bills through this required closure, so we can have a fighting chance to keep the business running for years to come.

If you're able, please consider a donation to help protect our beloved studio. Any contribution would be so appreciated. If a donation is not possible, please help share this fundraiser and keep small businesses in your thoughts during this time of uncertainty. As always - stay well, stay healthy, and take care of yourselves and loved ones. We will get through this as a community. Looking forward to seeing everyone back on the dance floor! #SmallBusinessRelief



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  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Nnabuenyi Anigbogu 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Olga Ivkovic 
    • $25 
    • 4 mos
  • Arielle Yoon 
    • $15 
    • 4 mos
    • $500 
    • 5 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Cate Cen 
Chicago, IL
Dance Academy Of Salsa 
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