It’s not just empty insults, either: They are donating a portion of every sale to the Chicago Black Owned Restaurant Relief Fund as well as the Chicago Community Covid-19 Response Fund.
All sales support the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund and the Chicago Black-Owned Restaurant Relief Fund started by Black People Eats.
The city of Elgin is contributing $50,000 to the Elgin COVID Response Fund, which was established in partnership with local foundations and now totals nearly $150,000.
The city of Elgin plans to donate $60,000 to nonprofit organizations helping families and small businesses struggling financially because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
An award of $25,000 was given by the Chicago Community COVID-19 Response Fund in recognition of ICNA Relief’s outstanding impact and tireless efforts to meet the needs of those impacted by COVID-19 through wage loss, school closures or other extreme circumstances.
As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages the south suburbs, impacting thousands of families and exacerbating the economic and public health disparities endemic to the region, a pair of relief funds have popped up to help the Southland’s most vulnerable residents.