Help Geno (aka Geno Bambino)

Gene Follin was born in St. Louis on September 16, 1961.  Gene, aka Geno Bambino, has three adult boys: Tyler, Jared, and Christian. He also has three grandchildren:  Zackory Wade, Rylan Andrew, and Emma Mercy. Geno has worked  in the restaurant business for over 25 years!  In the restaurant he is a service master; spreading joy and laughter throughout the dining room and always in high demand by his elite clientele. In his home he is a loving father and grandfather, often sharing stories, pictures, and visits with his wonderful family. In the hearts of those closest to Geno he is irreplaceable. He is constantly running around trying to help those he cares about, even when it is most inconvenient for him to do so. He is loyal, loving, compassionate, dependable, and kind. During the holidays, every year, he delivers homemade banana bread, baked from his heart, to those lucky enough to be in his circle. He is always there to make you smile and let you know that life is much more than the malarkey we each face everyday.

Unfortunately, a few weeks ago this amazing man suffered a heart attack and underwent open heart surgery. Like so many in the service industry the benefits are bleak at best, and in Geno's case non existent. It is because of this we have set up this GoFundMe page.

We are trying to raise at least 5,000 to help defray his staggering medical and living costs. He will be recovering for at least six weeks. Geno has been there for so many people when they need, and now we have to be there for him. Don't be a pizza cutter, donate what you can today!



  • Anonymous 
    • $300 
    • 45 mos
  • Peter J. Genovese 
    • $175 
    • 45 mos
  • Philip Thomas 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
  • Joe Parato 
    • $500 
    • 45 mos
  • Jennifer Bai 
    • $100 
    • 45 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rick Proctor 
Organizer
Des Peres, MO
Gene Follin 
Beneficiary
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