BallyHooligans Emergency Relief Fund

To our loyal guests, neighbors, partners, vendors, employees, family, friends and fellow Chicagoans,

We are wishing you health, safety, and security throughout this uncertain time.

While navigating these unprecedented circumstances as a neighborhood restaurant group and small business, we remain, as always and above all, committed to our 250+ Ballyhoo Hospitality employees that were temporarily laid off on March 16th, 2020

In a special effort to raise crucial funds for our impacted hourly employees and their families,  today we announce the creation of the BallyHooligan Employee Relief Fund 

To get the relief fund off the ground and to inspire future donations, our family has committed $25,000

Please consider donating if you are looking for a simple and direct way to make a significant impact on a local family.

100% of every dollar raised will be distributed to our cooks, bartenders, servers, dishwashers, runners, bussers & hosts.

THANK YOU for your ongoing support and community.

It is what makes this city GREAT.  

Ballyhoo will rebuild and come back better and stronger than ever.  

We can't wait to see you on the other side.

With tremendous gratitude,

Ryan and Anna O'Donnell
  • Gabriella Littleton 
    • $100 
    • 24 mos
  • Betty Shay 
    • $50 
    • 24 mos
  • Richard, Jacqui, Charlotte, Caroline Hawwa 
    • $500 
    • 25 mos
  • James Masterson 
    • $200 
    • 25 mos
  • MI Jancovic 
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
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Ryan and Anna ODonnell 
Chicago, IL