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Chicago donor chips in corned beef sandwich kits for 4,000

Chicago donor chips in corned beef sandwich kits for 4,000
Manny’s, a beloved Jewish deli in Chicago, is set to provide enough rye bread and corned beef to feed about 4,000 people at a South Side church after a donor forked over a meaty contribution.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> The holiday spirit meets the Chicago spirit.But the gift from Tom Sondag, a car dealership owner, was the largest single contribution the restaurant has received, Raskin said.Manny’s, a 300-seat deli in downtown Chicago that is a favorite of former President Barack Obama, has managed to keep its staff on payroll even as indoor dining has paused, Raskin said.“We’re just very grateful that he reached out,” he said.

“I walked around and told my employees, and they were super excited, because that just meant that we were going to be able to keep everybody going.Sabina Church will distribute the food on Monday afternoon, according to a notice posted by the church.

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