“Reid’s is critical to the community.” Salgado said.
If Reid’s were to leave, the 10th and Page and Rose Hill neighborhoods would be in a food desert, as the next closest store is two miles away.
Clements says the money they’re getting from the GoFundMe can go towards restocking the shelves that haven’t gotten as much attention during the restocking process.
Some questions have popped up online about the use of the GoFundMe to keep a business afloat.
“They’re good questions, they’re legitimate questions,” Clements answered.
She said they are making changes, like different employee hours, shortened operating hours, new distributors, and more products.