Boston restaurant steps up to help feed people in storm-ravaged Texas

A popular Boston doughnut shop has donated enough money to pay for roughly a thousand meals to feed people in storm-ravaged Texas.

Rebecca Roth Gullo, owner of Blackbird Doughnuts, headquartered in Brighton, donated a day of proceeds to her friend, Jake Kalick of cookware company Made In, formerly in the North End and now in Austin, to disperse to restaurants there that are feeding people for free.

Roth Gullo was unavailable for comment on Saturday, but Elena Todisco, managing director of The Gallows Group, which owns Blackbird Doughnuts, said Roth Gullo and Kalick have been close friends for years.

“So when the need popped up, Rebecca knew she needed to do something,” Todisco said, “and she trusted Jake to do right by the donation.”

Source: Boston restaurant steps up to help feed people in storm-ravaged Texas