The founding father of Barstool Sports activities is giving a a lot wanted enhance to a number of companies throughout the U.S., together with a struggling New Hampshire catering firm.
Kristen Dion-Baker, who owns McNulty & Foley Express & Caterers, Inc. in Nashua, says her enterprise has been crushed by the coronavirus pandemic.
“I actually thought that actually yet another month I’d have to shut,” she stated.
Over the previous few months, Dion-Baker has pivoted to providing take out and remodeled her firm, but it surely’s nonetheless exhausting to make ends meet.
When she discovered Dave Portnoy was distributing cash to small companies in want, Dion-Baker decided to submit hers.
Portnoy’s marketing campaign has already raised practically $8 million to assist greater than 30 companies nationwide, however Dion-Baker by no means imagined she’d get near $30,000 of assist in return for reaching out.
“I can’t even put it into phrases. It’s overwhelming. I’m normally the particular person to go above and past to attempt to do issues for individuals,” she stated. “Grateful, grateful, blessed.”
Nashua, New Hampshire, has tightened its masks mandate and is issuing heavy fines to companies or workers that serve clients who aren’t sporting masks. The transfer is eliciting combined feelings.
Dion-Baker says she is blown away by the generosity. She plans to make use of the cash to assist transition her firm to have the ability to supply extra constant take out choices.
Greater than something, Dion-Baker says she’s grateful she will be able to rehire her 79-year-old mom.