MNNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Richfield couple has spent the pandemic supporting one of their favorite local restaurants — but they didn’t expect it to return the favor.
On Tuesday night, Fireside Foundry gave 100% of its profits to Tracy and Bill Jenson. The longtime customers lost their house and two cars in a fire last month. Fireside’s owners decided they had to help, even though the pandemic has them operating at half-capacity.READ MORE: Pottery Studio In Hutchinson Nationally Recognized For COVID Comeback Story
“To be so generous and to give back to people like us, you know is just, it’s unbelievable,” Tracy Jenson said.READ MORE: Friends, Family Gather To Celebrate The Life Of Former WCCO'er Denise Rosen
They say their neighborhood truly feels like a family.
“It’s been a rough year, and to do this, this is just amazing,” Bill Jenson said.MORE NEWS: Early Voting Begins: Minneapolis Residents Will Vote On Controversial PD Ballot Question