CHICAGO (CBS)– When the owners of Manny’s Deli put out a plea on social media, the response was overwhelming.
Manny’s Deli tweeted “We’re struggling. This isn’t a joke.”READ MORE: Chicago Culture Celebrates The City While Giving Back To Youth For Black History Month
Long lines of customers stood outside waiting to order after the post was retweeted more than 2,000 times.READ MORE: Mother And 10-Year-Old Daughter Dead, 4 Family Members Hospitalized After House Fire In Auburn Gresham
“We are crying with joy– Chicago, you came through,” Manny’s Deli owners tweeted in response to the support.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Warm But Wet Sunday Morning Ahead Of Cold Front
Manny’s Deli set up a Gofundme page to help feed the community. Owners are using the money raised to give meals to families in need. The page has already raised $33,000.