ONE 53 Staff Support

Caron and I are lucky.  We have always been rich in friends and family.  In 2006 our wealth of friends expanded when we opened ONE 53.  We adopted a family of employees and soon grew a family of guests.  We’re lucky but in the last 24 hours we have learned just how lucky.  Since the announcement of the temporary closing of ONE 53, we have experienced an outpouring of “How can we help?”  ONE 53 will survive.  It won’t be easy, and we will have to support the business with savings, but ONE 53 will survive.  After giving the question considerable thought, we came up with the idea of a “go fund me” page of which 100% of the proceeds will go to the staff.  Our staff are the backbone of ONE 53 and have propelled us into the restaurant you have come to love.   They have grown families, purchased cars, and purchased homes in pursuit of the American dream.  All of this as the result of your support.  If you are so inclined, they could use your support now. – Thank you.
Joe and Caron.

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  • Matt Bowen 
    • $100 
    • 14 hrs
  • Pam & Larry Mayewski 
    • $225 
    • 1 d
  • James Motherway 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Mark Carey 
    • $100 
    • 1 d
  • Lee Maschler 
    • $250 
    • 2 d
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Joseph McLaughlin 
Rocky Hill, NJ
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