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'Lost my Tips' fund raises more than $50,000 for those in service industry

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Posted at 10:15 PM, Apr 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-21 23:15:30-04

The numbers are in for the "Lost my Tips" fundraiser in Downtown Lafayette.

The fund raised more than $52,000 for people in the service industry affected by the pandemic. That means 250 workers are getting checks for $200.

What remains is being donated to the United Way.

Community members helped the fundraiser exceed the original goal of $30,000.

In March, a "Lost my Gig" fund to help local musicians raised more than $30,000.

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