WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.– Antonio Di Lisio’s restaurant hasn’t been the busy Italian restaurant it when was prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
He claims times are difficult, as well as currently as opposed to loud groups as well as grinning faces, Antonio sees vacant chairs as well as still pepper shakers when he marches right into the dining-room of Di Lisio’s ItalianRestaurant
He, like several others, is doing every little thing he can to make it with the coming weeks as well as months by changing to secure as well as closing store early if points are sluggish.
Nevertheless, Antonio recognizes that small company proprietors aren’t the just one having a hard time.
“It’s a bad situation, so everybody we need to try to help each other, and there’s people losing their jobs left and right,” he claimed.
But as opposed to house on the adverse, Antonio chose to concentrate on what he might do to bring some much-needed help to one of the most determined people, families at the Salvation Army shelter on Trade St.
Antonio claimed, “A good customer of mine that I’ve known for a long long time, he called me yesterday and he said ‘Hey what do you think, We going to help these people out?’ I was like ‘Hey man, Why not?'”
With the help of this anonymous client, Antonio had the ability to make sufficient food to feed the almost 40 individuals at the shelter.
“It helps us tremendously because donations are pretty flat right now because we have a lot of people who are fearful. They’re holding on to cash, watching the stock market,” claimed Major Jim Rickard of the Salvation Army of Winston-Salem
The contribution by Di Lisio’s restaurant will certainly help the Salvation Army usage funds that would certainly have been made use of to feed families in their shelter to supply various other solutions. Major Rickard includes, “We’re going to get through this time together.”
And Antonio claims that he will certainly remain to help out as long as he can because despite having the infection separating as well as quarantining us, some great food as well as a complete stomach can make any individual smile.