HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) -A lot of restaurants in the Tennessee Valley have been forced to close their doors due to the economic hardship during this pandemic.
They’re known for their delicious Caribbean food and great customer service, but that has now been put on pause because of COVID-19.
During the live fundraiser, Person along with other community, local and state leaders discussed the impact Mangos’ Caribbean Cookhouse has had on the community.
“What we’re doing right now is clear that the PPE dollars is going to be forgiven. On the state side there are some things we’re trying to do to make certain that the dollars that are coming from the state as a result of the coronavirus relief fund, we are working to also get that forgiven,” said Daniels.
Huntsville City Councilman Member John Meredith also participated in the fundraiser. He said he’ll be discussing with council members, what options are available to help small businesses like Mangos stay open.