Put Up the Tent!

Hey There! 
We need your help.  

We've received support from our landlord, our City, & our federal government.  We've used our personal funds to pay our staff & keep the lights on. YOU have supported us by purchasing gift cards, enjoying a meal, & ordering SO MUCH fried chicken.   We are on solid ground, and we are ready to do what it takes to keep Fat Milo's open through the cold weather months, but we can't do it if we don't have anywhere for folks to sit. 

The guidelines put in place in order to keep us all safe & healthy make it pretty difficult to fit all of you in our warm & dry dining room.  Over the summer, we used our personal funds to create a patio space that we've all had a great time using.  But, as you know, our spectacular Oregon summers quickly give way to a cold wet fall and then a colder wetter winter, and then a very wet spring. When that happens, in a few short weeks, our patio, as it stands, will not be very welcoming or comfortable.  

We need a tent, heaters, & lights in order to stay in business.

We don't have the funds we need to secure the appropriate equipment right now, and by the time we do have the funds it will be too late. 

If you are able & you feel as though you can, please donate towards the purchase of a large commercial tent, heating, & lights for the back patio area at Fat Milo's. 

Here is what we will do: Over the next year, we will pay forward each & every dime we raise.  We will hold ourselves accountable for giving the community as much as you give us.  On our website, www.fatmilos.com, we will publicly display the amount(s) given and how we gave them until the entire amount is paid forward.   

Look, we know it's not your responsibility to keep us afloat.  We're asking you to invest in us so we can continue to invest in our community.  

Any amount will help. 

Thank you, 

The Schoening Family & the Fat Milo's Family Kitchen Crew.


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Rachel Schoening 
Sherwood, OR
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