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Can you help the World Cafe Live Emergency Fund??
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Can you help the World Cafe Live Emergency Fund??

March 14, 2020

Dear Friends of LiveConnections and World Cafe Live,

We hope everyone’s healthy and staying safe in this challenging time.

As you likely know, LiveConnections and World Cafe Live have merged into one nonprofit. You also may have seen that in order to be responsive to the health and safety of our guests, staff and the artists who play here, we have decided to close to the public through March 31. We hate not being able to be the place where people come together—especially now—but we believe this is the responsible thing to do.

We’ll be honest—this is a big blow for our staff. These are the folks who make WCL what it is—the people who take your ticket, serve your meal, pour your beer, mix the music and more. They are losing money they count on.

With our doors closed, we won’t have the funds to pay some of our staff. For hourly workers especially, even two weeks is a long time.

This is also a big blow for World Cafe Live as an organization. We depend on our full slate of concerts, events and dining.

We’re asking for your help. We’ve created an emergency fund to provide financial support for our team members who are losing critical income during this time, and to help us so we’ll be able to reopen our doors and be here for them—and you and the students we serve—as soon as we’re able. We hope you will consider making a donation to this fund.

Just CLICK HERE to donate.

World Cafe Live is a nonprofit. You will receive a tax receipt for your generous donation.

We do what we do because of YOU. We look forward to doing it more, with your help.

Your friends at World Cafe Live & LiveConnections