Eight Bay Area restaurants struggling to survive during the shelter-at-home order recently received $100,000 from Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan.
The owner of Dohatsuten in Palo Alto got an email from him offering a gift of $100,000 and understandably she thought it was a scam.
Zuckerberg and Chan transferred that money to her bank account and then she knew it was real. She with the financial boost she can now stay open more days and longer hour and she plans to give back to health care workers.
In total the Zuckerbergs gave $100,000 to eight of their favorite restaurants including Palo Alto Sol and Fuki Sushi in Palo Alto, Chef Chu’s in Los Altos and La Ciccia and Liberties Bar and Grill in San Francisco.
Most of them have spent weeks preparing meals for healthcare workers.
Jack Kulp and Carolyn McArdle talked about it on the air! Listen below...