Recently Great American Restaurants has had to face unimaginable challenges with more uncertain times ahead during this national health crisis. During this time of uncertainty, many of our guests, friends and neighbors have asked what they can do to help financially support the 1,700 GARStars we had to make the difficult decision to lay off due to the pandemic that has drastically impacted our industry. We are beyond appreciative and blown away by this outpouring of love and support.
We have set up the Great American Restaurants Employee Emergency Relief Fund to help support these 1,700 wonderful people. The Norton family will match every contribution two for one. That means that if you donate $100, the Norton family will add $200 to the Relief Fund. Every contribution counts - no matter how small - it will make a profound impact in the lives of these outstanding people. Your continued support during this difficult time means more to us than you will ever know. We have applied to IRS to recognize this Relief Fund as a public charity to allow your contributions to be deductible - 501 (c)(3).
To make a contribution, checks should be made payable to Great American Restaurants Employee Emergency Relief Fund and mailed to:
We will get through this together and we look forward to welcoming you back in our restaurants soon.
With gratitude and appreciation,
The Norton Family