No Server Left Behind

While we are committed to keeping the safety of our communities at the forefront of our actions and following the mandated restaurant and bar shut down, as small business owners we are concerned about the wellbeing of the employees who are the heart of our businesses. While we are closed due to mandates, our little restaurant families will be left with minimal, if any, income and it is uncertain how long this will go on. 
Without our employees help later on, its even more uncertain if we will survive this shutdown either.

We are trying to raise enough that the employees of our three businesses will be covered during the closure. We will
 the amount raised, equally, between every employee who is not bringing home a paycheck right now and anything
significantly over the goal amount will be allocated to help another business in town or medical bills if one of our own
gets sick.  

Everyone knows that servers and tipped employees depend on their wages to pay rent, bills, and buy food. There are very
few resources available to help them right now. The money raised will go to help them avoid the worst, like eviction or
doctors bills, until this nightmare is over. 

We are grateful for anything you can donate. And to show our appreciation for supporting us, we are offering  a discount to all three restaurants of an to-be determined amount with your donation. *We will update with those discounts as
soon as we can. We just felt an urgency to get this out there to help these guys immediately.

There's free hugs for life in it too when we are allowed to touch each other again.

Golden Temple has been a part of the Birmingham landscape for 46
years with the same owner. The first vegetarian cafe in the city.
Healthy food and giving back to the community have been part of their philosophy for a long time. 

Rojo is a family owned business that is the cornerstone of the Highland
neighborhood. They have been in business for almost 20 years. 

Tropicaleo, while comparatively new, has brought vegan food ,
sustainable business ideas, and community action into the mainstream in B'ham.

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  • Jaimie Anderson 
    • $20 
    • 1 mo
  • Lacey Bacchus 
    • $50 
    • 1 mo
  • Briana Windham 
    • $15 
    • 1 mo
  • Jim Crapia 
    • $10 
    • 1 mo
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 2 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Gabriel Marrero 
Birmingham, AL
Falisia Murphy 
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