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Lodge Room/Checker Hall Staff Relief Fund

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Like so many of our neighbors and friends, Lodge Room and Checker Hall have been forced into temporary closure due to the Covid-19 outbreak. While we support these measures to keep our guests and all other Angelenos safe during this crisis, the unforseen and indefinite loss of income for our staff is a serious concern for us. We are much more than simply a group of co-workers — we are family, and rather than face this alone, we are binding together to support each other. We are reaching out to anyone who has enjoyed a night at our restaurant or venue any time in the last two years — or would like to express solidarity with out-of-work service workers in this difficult period. We understand that so many others are also experiencing economic uncertainty and are profoundly grateful for any contribution you are able to make. All proceeds will be divided equally amongst all out-of-work staff. 

We love you, we love Highland Park; we thank you, and we will see you soon for a much, much needed drink and show. 

In appreciation, we are also excited to offer some fun and valuable rewards for certain donation levels. All these can be redeemed once we are back open for business!

$100 -- A limited-issue Lodge Room T-Shirt as well as five drink tokens for use in either Checker Hall or Lodge Room.

$250 -- A complimentary dinner in Checker Hall, as well as two guest list spots for a show at Lodge Room.

$1000 -- A YEAR-LONG pass to ALL shows at Lodge Room! (We have 15 of these passes to offer)

$2,500 -- Exclusive access for four hours to Lodge Room or Checker Hall for location usage for a video or photo project. 

$5,000 -- Use of the venue for a private event! Enjoy the iconic Lodge Room space for a celebration or special occasion!


  • qasim tariq
    • $10 
    • 4 yrs
  • Dino Nama
    • $100 
    • 4 yrs
  • Notes from Vivace
    • $50 
    • 4 yrs
  • Brooke Taylor
    • $20 
    • 4 yrs
  • Kyle J Corson
    • $20 
    • 4 yrs

Organiser and beneficiary

Khalilah Pianta
Los Angeles, CA
Becky Smoyer DeLeon

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