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Friday, November 27, 2020

Crowdfunding campaign opens to help keep Orlando's own Will's Pub open

Posted By on Fri, Nov 27, 2020 at 6:00 AM

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Even though reopening is in effect, attendance at live shows in Orlando hasn’t exactly been a stampede, which is personally understandable. But as much as Will’s Pub has hustled and innovated valiantly to stay afloat, merch and liquor store sales alone aren’t gonna sustain this Orlando jewel forever.

However, there’s now a way to directly support this community institution from the safety of your own COVID bubble. In its attempt to stay open and keep making history instead of becoming history itself, Will’s Pub has opened a GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign.

Besides being an arts incubator for many years, Will’s has opened its doors for countless community events, benefits and memorials and become one of Orlando’s most beloved third places. I’ve seen extraordinary rallies of money and heart for many worthy local causes at Will’s, so I know what largesse our community is capable of when someone’s in need.

Now it’s time to give back to the place itself. Small Business Saturday and Giving Tuesday are coming up and both apply to a place like Will’s Pub. Join me and help out if you can.

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