It has been our absolute pleasure as a small mom-and-pop shop to provide many first time jobs and training for young people in the community, and seeing them return years later to share their experience with their children over a scoop of ice cream is heartwarming to us. We want to continue providing memories and careers for our team of long term staff, as they have shown such dedication throughout this very difficult pandemic.
With the recent announcement of the extended shutdown, we are now faced with a critical financial challenge.
-Sadly, we have lost more than 75% of our annual sales from COVID19 mandated shutdowns and restrictions.
-After being denied multiple times for city and state covid crisis aid, we are now humbly reaching out for help from our community and loyal customers.
-The Grand ole creamery has taken out hundreds of thousands $$$ in business loans just to stay afloat during this time, all of which must be paid back with interest.
If you can provide anything to help keep our doors open, lights on, and chefs making delicious ice cream, please consider making a contribution to our Go Fund me Campaign.
We hope you can contribute and support our small LOCAL business as well as other small LOCAL businesses that need your financial help.
Any generosity received will be used for business expenses. If more funds are given than we need, we will provide those funds back to the community with meals for frontline workers and shelters during this holiday season and beyond. Thank you for your consideration & allowing us to be a part of this incredible community for over 37 years!
- Jameson Brand
- Rachel Jacobson
- Mishka Tamara
- Pam&Ben Wellumson
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