BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Famous Fund, created by Jimmy’s Famous Seafood to help struggling bars and restaurants in Baltimore amid the coronavirus pandemic, is now a nonprofit organization.
Jimmy’s Famous Seafood started the fundraiser last month with the goal of raising $100,000 for locally-owned bars and restaurants.READ MORE: BWI To Extend Rent Relief For Food, Retail Stores Inside Airport
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Thanks to social media, it has quickly taken off, raising more than $370,000.
It then became The Famous Fund, which now falls under the umbrella of former Ravens kicker Matt Stover’s player philanthropy fund.MORE NEWS: Queso Fresco By El Abuelito Cheese Linked To Listeria Outbreak, CDC Says