Geja's Cafe Staff Relief Fund

Geja’s Café Staff Relief Fund
To Our Loyal Patrons and Beloved Friends,

 For over 50 years, Geja’s Café has been a place of community, celebration and togetherness – and now more than ever we must join together to support one another in every way we can.

We are truly grateful for the constant outpouring of love and support shown to us by the Chicagoland community, especially during these difficult times. We are honored to serve as host to so many once-in-a-lifetime memories including countless engagement proposals, anniversaries, birthdays and more. Our staff and I take such great pride in being a part of these momentous experiences and we have come to consider our patrons as dear family and friends over the years.

 Unfortunately, as dining rooms are closed across the country per mandate to keep us all as safe and healthy as possible, a significant impact has been made upon the livelihoods of those that serve our patrons, many of whom have been a part of the restaurant for decades. Now furloughed until we are able to re-open for in-restaurant dining, many members our staff are in immediate need of our support. To help see them through this time, we have established a relief fund as a way for those able to show support for the Geja’s family.

 In addition to my personal contribution made to this fund, the management team and I kindly ask that our patrons, if at all able, please show their support by joining us in contributing. 100% of proceeds from donations made will go directly to the Geja’s Café staff and are so greatly appreciated. Please share this fund if at all possible as well, as this may also have a great impact. As a thank you for your generosity, we would love to send a complimentary $25 gift card to those that make a donation of $25 or more. Please send me an email to  saying “I contributed” and we will email your $25 gift card.

Thank you for your warmth, kindness and support during this time. We look forward to serving you once again very soon and creating memories together for decades to come.


Jeff Lawler and Team,
Proprietor of Geja’s Café


  • Adam Guillaume 
    • $1,500 
    • 12 d
  • Jay Lazar 
    • $25 
    • 12 d
  • John Davis 
    • $500 
    • 17 d
  • jenny cappelletti 
    • $250 
    • 18 d
  • Gil Matar 
    • $100 
    • 19 d
See all


Jeff Lawler 
Chicago, IL
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