O’Donovan’s Staff Relief Fund!

It is with a heavy heart that O’Donovan’s has closed its doors to the public for at least two weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We care deeply about the health of our guests and our staff and are striving to do all we can as a community to keep them safe. However, the nature of surviving in the bar and restaurant industry is dependent on the gathering of people, a job that we simply cannot do from home in these strenuous circumstances. While we are working hard to find ways for our staff to continue working safely by keeping our kitchen open to take-out and deliveries, these options are severely limited by current government mandates. Many of us are taking a very sudden, very serious hit. I’ve worked at O’Donovan’s for over 10 years and we have all really become a tight-knit family, not only for our staff, but for the regulars we spend day after day with. We hope that you’ll look back fondly at the hours you’ve spent with us in the past and consider helping out the bartenders who poured your shots, the kitchen guys who cooked your dinners up from scratch, and the servers who kept your beers and mimosas flowing. If one of our staff members ever picked you up when you were down, please consider doing the same for them during these trying times. We will be withdrawing donations and dividing 100% of them (after GoFundMe fees) between the staff. We hope to see you all in 2 weeks! -Jura and the whole staff at O’Donovan’s

Donations ()

  • William Petrone 
    • $100 
    • 5 d
  • Thomas Sperelakis 
    • $100 
    • 6 d
  • Joseph Ronald 
    • $50 
    • 11 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 11 d
  • Lavinia Roman  
    • $25 
    • 13 d
See all

Organizer

Jura Moskavicz 
Organizer
Chicago, IL
  • #1 fundraising platform

    People have raised more money on GoFundMe than anywhere else. Learn more

  • GoFundMe Guarantee

    In the rare case that something isn’t right, we will refund your donation. Learn more

  • Expert advice, 24/7

    Contact us with your questions and we’ll answer, day or night. Learn more