Since 1957, Bel Mateo Bowl has been a staple in the Bay Area community. For 63 years they have been a source of entertainment and an outlet for community engagement through birthday parties, family gatherings, and social events with friends.
Bel Mateo Bowl has brought so much joy to bowlers in leagues, seniors, the youth, and special needs groups. They have provided scholarships for the youth, hosted the Boys and Girls Scouts, and have fundraised for various team building events. Their dedication to the future of bowling is second to none and has truly become the ultimate entertainment center for guests of all ages.
Since 2013, they invested over 1 million dollars towards renovating the bowling center, which ultimately led them to be awarded "Small Business of the Year" in 2017. Having been shut down since March 15th, operational expenses have continued to mount. Even while closed, it costs in excess of $15k to maintain. To date, costs have exceeded $400k due to the COVID shutdown and an additional $30k in protective safety equipment, it has been exceptionally hard to survive.
Your donation would help pay for the following expenses:
- Employee Health Insurance
- Building Insurance
- Property Taxes
- Property Rent
- PG&E and Utilities
- Building Maintenance
- Business Loans
We are asking the community to help save Bel Mateo Bowl and its dedicated employees. 30+ individuals have lost their livelihood and could use your support during this time of uncertainty. It is important for us to save this local business since it has impacted so many lives. Thank you! #smallbusinessrelief
Note: All donations will be given directly to Bel Mateo Bowl to use at their discretion.
- Joe Digel
- Christopher Cardozo
Fundraising team: Bel Mateo Bowl (5)
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