Gumbo Social, Restaurant Launch in Bayview, San Francisco

A project in San Francisco, CA by Dontaye Ball

Funding Successful

Our iconic, black-owned San Francisco gumbo and soul food pop-up is opening an official restaurant. Join the Social Family today!
Backers: 262
Average Pledge Per Backer: $132

Funded: $34,506 of $30,000
Dates: Nov 21st -> Dec 21st (31 days)
Project By: Dontaye Ball
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Latest News

Thank you, Social Family!!

December 19th - via:
We hit 100% of goal at about 2AM last Thursday! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! The support from our community has been awesome. The last weekend was jam packed with events, so apologies for not getting this update out sooner. Today with just over two days to... (Read More)

We had a big week!

December 12th - via:
Hey Social Family,  Wow! What a week it's been. I am excited to share that with just over a week to go, we are currently 80% to goal! We are so close to funding this restaurant, let's go!! Last week, we saw a whirlwind of activity when a few big... (Read More)

Join me for Instagram Live tomorrow at 11AM

December 7th - via:
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New prizes added! Feeling the excitement

December 7th - via:
Dear Social Family, Okay so... it's true we're in the muddling middle of our Kickstarter campaign. The excitement of the first week has calmed down, and we have two weeks to go before the last 48 hours of a campaign, which are also big days.  But... (Read More)

HALFWAY to goal!!

December 1st - via:
Well more like 49% of the way... but hey that's close enough to send out an update! These are exciting days for Gumbo Social! Seeing the media coverage*, the supportive comments and shares on Instagram, and of course the pledges from, you, our... (Read More)

Incredible start! Social fam!

November 23rd - via:
Hey Social Family, Wow, I am just blown away by the early support we have received in our FIRST THREE DAYS of this campaign.  Y'all seriously, we are nearly a third of the way to our goal! That is amazing.  Every single pledge in here has made the... (Read More)

We just launched! The start of our gumbo

November 21st - via:
We are live! You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00 Thanks to everyone who followed our pre-launch page and all who have already backed us!!  We're gathering our ingredients now,... (Read More)

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