ROCKFORD (WREX) — Companies and restaurants throughout the region keep on to look for help for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic. That features Cucina Di Rosa cafe in Rockford.
The cafe not too long ago emailed Barstool Athletics to see if the media firm’s Barstool Fund would be capable to aid them out.
Nicely, their call for assistance was answered this weekend.
Barstool Athletics posted a movie on their social media accounts of a facetime contact with Dave Portnoy, the operator of Barstool Athletics, and Rose Mary Leggio, the proprietor of the restaurant, wherever Portnoy claimed the restaurant would be obtaining money inside 72 hours.
“Oh my gosh,” Leggio reported commencing to choke up on the facetime get in touch with. “You have no idea what this indicates right now.”
Leggio afterwards claimed she was alerted to the fund by a shopper at the cafe. The shopper sent Leggio a url to the fund and the restaurant submitted their application soon later on.
Portnoy and Barstool Sports have lifted extra than $33 million to help eating places and enterprises as a result of what they simply call The Barstool Fund. So much, the fund has assisted 212 enterprises, as of Monday afternoon.
The dollars is given monthly by Barstool for the length of the pandemic.
The Barstool Fund also assisted Sister’s Thai Cafe in Rockford past month.
You can enjoy the total online video of the connect with amongst Barstool Sports activities and Cunina Di Rosa below.