Help THE FORGE staff during covid-19 shutdown

Unfortunately The Forge will be closed until further notice. These are stressful times for Forge employees and we are hoping that you: the fans, concert attendees, local regulars, industry peers, and all-around goodhearted people will help us support them through this disaster.  100% of the proceeds of this GoFundMe will go directly to The Forge staff to ease their financial strain until we are able to open for business once again. Thank you in advance for your support.  - James Nicademus, Production Manager

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  • Jason Kelly 
    • $100 
    • 13 d
  • William Rowe 
    • $50 
    • 13 d
  • Brian Kearney 
    • $100 
    • 15 d
  • Robert Mazeikis  
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Maxwell Black 
    • $50 
    • 2 mos
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James Nicademus 
Joliet, IL
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