Pannenkoeken Cafe Employee Relief Fund

Dear friends, we are so grateful and  want to say THANK YOU to those who have already reached out to ask how they can help us during this difficult time. Your support is immensely appreciated. We are humbled by the outpouring of love and concern from our guests and community who have supported our restaurant for the past 12+ years. Providing an amazing experience is our passion and not being able to see and serve you is hard on all of us personally and professionally.

Many of you have asked how you can help our staff during this difficult and unprecedented time of closing our restaurant to prevent the spread of Covid-19. We want to ensure that our entire restaurant family is taken care of, but we can't do it without you, our community. As you know, we are locally owned and operated which means we don't have huge companies behind us.  We're relying on you, our beloved guests and community to help. All proceeds will go directly to help our staff cover their rent, electricity, food and medical expenses.  We hope this shutdown is short-lived, but the impact on these families will likely linger. 

 Thank you for all the love and support!

Donations ()

  • Anonymous 
    • $35 
    • 6 d
  • Lisa Thompson 
    • $25 
    • 7 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $75 
    • 8 d
  • Lisa Coburn 
    • $50 
    • 9 d
  • Anna Hrachovec 
    • $50 
    • 9 d
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Organizer

Linda Ellis 
Organizer
Chicago, IL
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