Advertisement

Duluth Strong website allows people to help first responders and others

Updated: March 18, 2020 11:08 PM

Shannon Tanski Cornelius knows and loves many first responder and front line type workers, who can't stay home during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Advertisement

So she and partners including Jonathan Reznick who owns Midcoast Catering, and Justin Juntunen, who is the founder of Cedar & Stone Nordic Sauna, have launched a website called Duluth Strong, to help match food and services to people who want to help those workers. Tanski Cornelius owns the Hermantown Yellow Bike Coffee, and the one in Fitger's.

"People go, hey I want to donate $100 and I want it to go to the firefighters. So that person buys a gift card. I turn around and use it to produce coffee and cookies and food, and we deliver it. We're paying it forward, using what we do. Then I will buy locally from vendors who need support right now, too," Tanski Cornelius shared.

For more about Duluth Strong, click below:

https://duluthstrong.com/

Copyright 2020 WDIO-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Advertisement
Advertisement

St. Louis Co. sees first COVID-19 death as fatalities jump statewide

Duluth City Attorney resigns

Twin Metals donates $21,500 to help during COVID-19 pandemic

Feed the Love: How to help food banks on the front lines of the COVID-19 crisis

Local attorneys see uptick in requests for estate planning documents

Business slows for local trucking companies during COVID-19 pandemic

Advertisement