Papa Bears Restaurant Exhaust Fund

$1,360 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 45 months
My name is Robin McElfish I am the Owner of PapaBears Restaurant. It is with a very heavy heart that I come to you and ask for help.

We have been told by Muskegon County Fire Chief that our exhaust system is not UL 300 compliant. For those of you, like me who have no clue what that means,basically the chemicals for my fire suppressant are no longer useful against all of the improved oils that we have been using for deep frying etc. 
He has told me that if we do not comply, his only option is to shut the restaurant down. And believe me he will!
 
This year has really been a struggle for the restaurant we have had so many problems with or eqiuiptment and various other things there is no backup monies for this expense.
I cannot even imagine what my life would be like if Papa Bears had to close because of this. I have made so many friends thru the years who are now my family and my only thoughts were for all of you! 
How could we do our food drives, our thanksgiving dinners for anyone who had no where to go and our buying for families in need at Christmas or at anytime. If it wasn't for all of you we could not do these things. 

I am asking for help with this to continue our good will to the community. To my family and friends thank you for all of your support thru the 14 wonderful years that I have owned Papa Bears I can not do this without you 
All My Love !   Robin
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Moving right along. So much love and support I am at a loss for words. Robin
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Just talked to the fire chief and asked him for 90 days to get the money together and he approved it. Feeling much better now. Thank you everyone for supporting my dream. Much love Robin
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Thank you so much for sharing my post over and over and donating what you can. Much Love Robin
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Thank you in advance
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Sharron Neal
44 months ago

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$1,360 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 27 people in 45 months
Created October 9, 2014
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BK
$20
Becky Katzenbach
44 months ago

Can we dine in and donate as well?

JC
$200
Jewett Heating & Cooling
44 months ago

We wish you the best!!!

$50
Anonymous
44 months ago
RW
$10
Robert Wheeler
44 months ago

My brother in law told me about you, and this cause. I am greatful for what you do for the community. I grew up near Muskegon and so while I may not have much to give I hope this helps. I have also asked a few fellow patriots to help as well. Good people need to stick together. God bless you.

$20
Brandi Budde
44 months ago

Not much..But I know every little bit helps :)

K(
$100
Kyle Dykman (Neal)
44 months ago

As a child my father lived in the house that is Papa Bears. Even though I no longer live in Muskegon, I have had several great meals there over the years when visiting family. I know my dad would want me to try to help. I hope you make it. God bless.

Sharron Neal
44 months ago

20.00

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