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 5More ›