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Fish in the neighborHood

$14,450 of $16,000 goal

Raised by 320 people in 16 months
Bill White began Fish in the Neighborhood as a family business in 1996, taking orders out of a home kitchen.  In no time, orders were coming in at two or three hundred each weekend.  Our family eventually raised enough money to rent the building on 3601 Georgia Avenue.

For 20 years, we've been proud to serve great food with support from the loving people in this community.  Fish in the Hood is a special place because we offer something for everyone, our customers include doctors, lawyers, politicians and actors,  in addition to everyday people who just need a good meal.  We love our customers, and we love to give back to the community we share.

On April 14, 2017, the day before Good Friday, we were getting the kitchen ready and heard someone screaming. One of the deep friers was flaming like a blowtorch, it quickly jumped to the duct work and up to the ceiling. Luckily, we all escaped safely, including Bill's stepmother Gina, who was upstairs above the fire.

We hope to renovate and bring Fish in the Hood back in operation  (including thicker, more durable deep friers!). While insurance covers part of the costs, we need help from the community to make up the difference. 

Since the fire we have had such an outpouring of support from customers, friends and family, asking how they can help. We created this page as a resource to take donations. Thank you all for your amazing support.
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We are very happy to announce we are back open! We want to express the biggest thank you to those who helped us get across the finish line. It meant so much to us to know the community was here supporting us and rooting for us to come back. We love all the people of this community and hope to reach a point where we can directly give back and be deserving of all we've received. Thank you, thank you, thank you! :)
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my happiness has swell beyond my dreams, let me truly thank you. For all who has donate money to help me try to reopen fish in the neighborhood .I'm trying to research on how to engrave your name onto the brickwall of the store ,with your permission,.to show my appreciation . Big Thank You. Owner Bill White.
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This is William White (Bill) writing with an update to all you donors who have been so generous. With your help we have already raised $6,000 which will be a big help in our rebuilding effort. I never expected to see this kind of reaction and am honored to have the support of this community. From the bottom of my heart,
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This is William White (Bill) writing with an update to all you donors who have been so generous. With your help we have already raised $3000 which will be a big help in our rebuilding effort. I never expected to see this kind of reaction and am honored to have the support of this community. From the bottom of my heart, thank you.
BILL WHITE. WORKING IN THE STORE
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Raised by 320 people in 16 months
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