Funding for Employees

In the early hours of Wednesday, October 28th, Jilly's Bar and Grill was set on fire. Jilly's has been established for 36 years. It was a local favorite, and where you went when you wanted to get that "Cheers" feeling. Everyone knew your name... or at least what you drank or ate.

This fire has now caused 30 people to become jobless. Every single employee fought so hard to get through the pandemic, and in a senseless act of another, has had everything taken from them. Many of the employees have been with Jilly's for 10+ years. We are not just coworkers, we are family. Our customers have been some of the best of the best. Many have turned from customers, to friends, and most have also turned into family. 

Going forward is uncertain. It is going to take time for everyone to figure out what will happen next. Our goal is set at $35,000. If we reach our goal, after fees, it would allow for all employees to receive $1,000 to help offset the loss of income over the next few weeks as we navigate through the process of things. 
Regardless of if that goal is met, the donations received will be distributed equally to all employees. 

We understand that times are uncertain, and hard for many, but we truly appreciate every single dollar donated to help our employees stay afloat.


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  • Steve Ludwig 
    • $400 (Offline)
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $5 
    • 1 mo
  • Max And Beth 
    • $50 (Offline)
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $24 
    • 1 mo
  • Jodie Kulpa-Eddy 
    • $400 
    • 1 mo
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Chrissy Reich 
Woodstock, MD
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