Lola’s Fundraiser supports Charleston small business following devastating fire

The Backus family of eight children and their parents have been left homeless after a devastating fire on March 18 in Charleston, West Virginia. They are now trying to rebuild their lives after losing everything in the fire.

Corey Austin, a manager at Lola’s on Bridge Road, has known the Backus family for years and expressed his love for them, describing them as awesome. In an effort to help the family during this difficult time, Lola’s has decided to donate all proceeds from Tuesday evening to the Backus family.

Lola’s will donate all sales from the evening, including in-house dining and to-go orders, directly to the family. This generous gesture by Lola’s is a way to support the family as they work to recover from the fire. Additionally, the restaurant will continue to accept donations for the Backus family throughout the week.

The Backus family owns Liberty Roe Children’s Clothier and Toy Co. in the South Hills area, and the community is coming together to support them in their time of need. The outpouring of support and generosity from Lola’s and others in the community is a testament to the strength and compassion of

By Samantha Johnson

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