Thousands raised for Carolina Beach business owner battling COVID-19

Residents pick up BBQ plates at Good Hops Brewing on July 18, 2020. (Photo: Monique Robinson/WWAY)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — The community is rallying around a Carolina Beach woman and business owner suffering from COVID-19.

Janeen Williams owns Majik Beanz and is known to be a big supporter of charities on the island. Because of that, the community is giving back to her in this time of need.

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Over the weekend, Pleasure Island Habitat held a BBQ fundraiser to raise money for Williams. The event netted more than $4,100.

A GoFundMe page was also set up to assist her which has raised more than $21,500.