Support the Frat House Gay Bar

“If you’re gay, and you’re going to Garden Grove, then you’re going to the FRAT HOUSE.”

We’re organizing this GoFundMe to support the FRAT HOUSE, the legendary gay bar in Garden Grove, California.

On March 15th, FRAT HOUSE closed in accordance with Gov. Newsom’s order. The bar has applied for federal pandemic relief but has NOT been able to access any assistance.

We need your support to do the following:
1.    Cover monthly expenses and the preparation for a safe reopening under Covid-19 regulations.
2.    Support the staff/performers and their work within the community.

I, Nancy Nguyen, am organizing this fundraising as a friend of the FRAT HOUSE. Funds will be withdrawn by Michelle Heier AKA Shelly Heier (owner of FRAT HOUSE). She will divide the funds between the bar’s expenses and the staff/performers.

Since opening in April 1984, the Frat has been a beacon for LGBTQ+ rights in a historically conservative Orange County. In fact, the Frat is the last gay bar in Garden Grove, a city that once had 15+ gay bars.

Whether you live down the street from the Frat, or you were dragged there by your friends, we all have a story about how we discovered the Frat. Your support will make sure that the Frat continues to be a home for all who’ll find it.

(Quote from Monique Chantel Dupre)

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“Si eres gay, y si vas a Garden Grove, entonces vas a el FRAT HOUSE.”

Estamos organizando este GoFundMe para apoyar el FRAT HOUSE, el legendario bar gay en Garden Grove, California.

En el 15 de marzo, FRAT HOUSE cerró de acuerdo con el orden de gobernador Newsom. El bar ha solicitado ayuda pandémica federal pero NO han podido acceder a ninguna asistencia. 

Necesitamos su apoyo para hacer lo siguiente:
1.    Cubrir los gastos mensuales y la preparación para una reapertura segura bajo las regulaciones de Covid-19. 
2.    Apoyar al personal/artistas y su trabajo dentro de la comunidad.  

Desde que abrieron en abril de 1984, el Frat House ha sido un faro para los derechos LGBTQ+ en un Orange County históricamente conservado. De hecho, el Frat es el último bar gay en Garden Grove, una ciudad que alguna vez tuvo más de 15 bares gay.  

Si vives calle bajo del Frat o si tus amigos te han arrastrado allí, todos tenemos una historia sobre cómo descubrimos el Frat. Su apoyo asegurará de que el Frat siga siendo un hogar para todos los que lo encuentren. 

(Cita de Monique Chantel Dupre)

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Organizer and beneficiary

Nancy Nguyen 
Organizer
Garden Grove, CA
Shelly Heier 
Beneficiary
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