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Patrick Robinson
The family of Geoffrey Ly, is working hard to make the New Leaf Bistro stay open and make ends meet. They are from left Raymond Nong, Shi Chen, Angelina and Kelvin.

UPDATE: After the loss of her husband, Shi Chen is struggling to make ends meet; GoFundMe campaign tops $20,000

New Leaf Bistro was his dream and legacy to his wife; Area restaurants kicked in to help

Update March 23
The GoFundMe campaign has topped $20,000 and with the additional help from area restaurants and the prospect of more coming, reaching the $30,000 goal is in sight. Peel and Press, The Westy, Mission, Baked, Noble Barton, and others brought is more than $2200 and there are discussions to have others help now underway.

Update March 14 6:30pm
The campaign to help the family of Geoffrey Ly and the New Leaf Bistro is really picking up steam. Now area restaurants are planning a benefit night donating 10 percent of their proceeds this Wednesday. Here's the complete story.

Update March 11 8pm
The total funds raised now exceed $16,000. That's more than halfway to the campaign's goal of $30,000.

Update 1:00pm March 6
The campaign to support Shi Chen and family has surpassed $11,000 in less than two full days.

Update 8:00pm March 5
The total has risen above $9400 in a single day of fundraising.

Update 12:30pm March 5

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