Dear loyal supporters, friends, and family of Martin’s Tavern,
For the first time in 87 years we have temporarily closed our doors due to the uncertain time we are all facing. Over the last few weeks, we have received many phone calls from our customers asking how they can help assist our staff. We have been trying to navigate these ever-changing conditions and have had to make unimaginable decisions. Unfortunately, due to new mandates, we have had to lay off our staff in the best interest of everyone’s safety. This pandemic has affected the entire hospitality industry as well as many others. Our number one priority is to take care of our employees who serve the community and you’ve come to know and love. Martin’s Tavern has built a family in and for our community over the years.
Since closing our doors, we have been overwhelmed with the amount of love, support and concern being offered to us. In response we set up the Martin’s Tavern Staff Relief Fund in order to help our staff and their families, who many depend on. Every donation, no matter the amount is incredibly appreciated and will help make an impact on every employee we have. Please help us support our amazing staff if you have the ability to do so at this time. All of the money raised will go directly to our employees. We are deeply saddened that we are unable to comfort our neighborhood in the way we always have. Thank you for your support and we will see you all soon.
The Martin’s Family and Staff
Organizer and beneficiary
Washington D.C., DC