Point Burger Bar - Pewaukee COVID-19 Relief Fund

Hello Fellow Wisconsinites,

My name is Patrick Ward and I am the general manager of Point Burger Bar - Pewaukee.  Earlier this week, we had to lay off more than 60 employees due to COVID-19.  Once the coronavirus spread to the US, the speed with which the virus advanced made individual financial preparation for a shutdown virtually impossible for many workers. 

Many of our industry's front-of-house employees live day-to-day off of their tips. Many of our kitchen employees live week-to-week off their paychecks.  Many of them are now sitting at home, praying and hoping that they will be able to go back to work soon to begin supporting themselves and their families again.     

A number of our employees have been part of our team for well over a year.  Some of them have worked for our business since we opened just over 3 years ago. This continuity is one of the primary factors I contribute to our success in the Waukesha and Pewaukee communities.  Our workers form the fabric of our business identity, and the employees at Point are no exception. Working together to provide great food and service to the wondeful people of Southeast Wisconsin has made us a family.

As a family, we have done our best to give back to the communities who have helped make our success possible.  I am asking that people in those communities consider donating to the Point Burger Bar - Pewaukee family during their greatest time of need. 

I've currently set the goal of this fundraiser to $3250.  This would allow me to distribute at least $50 to every hourly employee that has been laid off.  I know this won't cover rent or other bills, but it might help them cover groceries for a few weeks or help contribute to some of those bills.

Over the past 3 years, it has been an absolute blast serving the people of Southeast Wisconsin.  We look forward to hosting your events and serving you inside our restaurant once our great nation overcomes COVID-19.  In the meantime, we hope and pray for everyone's safety and health.

Sincerely,

Patrick Ward
General Manager
Point Burger Bar - Pewaukee

Donations

  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 18 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 19 d
  • Debra Bertzyk 
    • $50 
    • 20 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 20 d

Organizer

Patrick Ward 
Organizer
Waukesha, WI
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