Mr. Smalls Employee Relief Fund

Mr. Smalls needs your help!!

Like many other concert venues nationwide, Mr. Smalls has been forced to temporarily close our doors during the COVID-19 Pandemic to protect the health and safety of our staff, patrons, and community. We have had to postpone or cancel 50+ events at this point. While we were just gearing up for an amazing spring coming out of our slower winter season, this unprecedented event caused us to come to a grinding halt, and while we hope to be over this hurdle soon, the future is uncertain.

Our staff of about 40 employees have been hit extremely hard by the closure of Mr. Smalls Theatre, Funhouse, Café & Recording Studio during the COVID-19 Pandemic. The bartenders, security, sound engineers, lighting designers, kitchen & cafe staff, and production staff that make your nights at Mr. Smalls memorable - need your help now more than ever.

Please consider making a donation to our campaign to support our affected staff.  100% of the net earnings from this campaign will go directly to support Mr. Smalls employees.

-All donors will receive a digital compilation album & pdf art book showcasing art and music created by members of our staff.

-Donors who contribute $50+ will receive a Mr. Smalls Koozie, and $10 gift certificate for food & beverage at Mr. Smalls Theatre, Funhouse, & Cafe.

-Donors who contribute $100+ will receive a Mr. a Mr. Smalls T-Shirt, and a $10 gift certificate for food & beverage at Mr. Smalls Theatre, Funhouse, & Cafe.

Donors who contribute $250+ will receive two Mr. Smalls T- Shirts, two complimentary Balcony Seats to a Theatre show of their choice and a $20 gift certificate for food & beverage at Mr. Smalls Theatre, Funhouse, & Cafe.  (*Balcony Upgrades subject to show availability. General Admission ticket must still be purchased.)

We cannot wait to see you all again and share music together once we get through this.

-Mr. Smalls



  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Eric Anderson
    • $100 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 3 yrs
  • Anonymous
    • $50 
    • 3 yrs
  • Caroline Silla
    • $25 
    • 3 yrs

Fundraising team: Smalls Squad (2)

Liz Berlin
Raised $2,250 from 37 donations
Pittsburgh, PA
Ricky Petticord
Team member
Raised $145 from 5 donations
This team raised $17,360 from 309 other donations.

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