Root's Pizza/Utopian Tailgate in Old Town Relief

The COVID19 pandemic has completely taken out nearly our entire stream of revenue, except for delivery and pick up from Roots. Utopian Tailgate is closed until at least March 30th, and there are rumors that it might be even longer. Our employees are fighting for their livelihood. We’ve had to lay off almost our entire staff. We intend to hire them back as soon as possible, but we have no idea how long this is going to last. Our parent company is doing everything that they can but we need funds for our staff ASAP, and with most being tipped employees, there are no guarantees. We will disperse the funds appropriately between our staff members fairly and appropriately as quickly as possible. Thank you for any help you can provide and we really look forward to celebrating the end of this with all of you.--46275240_1584580099468546_r.jpeg


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  • Tim Ziemba 
    • $200 
    • 10 mos
  • Nancy Kalis 
    • $25 
    • 10 mos
  • Lauren Clark 
    • $20 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $200 
    • 10 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $1,000 
    • 10 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Eric Fritzsche 
Chicago, IL
Scott Weiner 
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