Read Willie’s Response as The Q Shack Receives National Award

Read Willie’s Response as The Q Shack Receives National Award

Credit card company Discover, announced that Willie Ray’s Q Shack won $25,000 from their “Eat It Forward program”. The program gives back to Black-owned restaurants across the country to help them bounce back from challenging circumstances during the pandemic.

Willie Fairley, the owner has been giving out free meals to people impacted by the derecho in August – Becoming a legend in Cedar Rapids as a fine and caring dude. Willie Responded on his Facebook account:

“The amount of love and support over these last couple months has been surreal!
Thank you to everyone that nominated and shared Willie Ray’s Q Shack for the discover sweepstakes! Its official…. We won!!!
This award will help us to continue to grow and have the ability to serve more people! We plan to expand so please stay tuned as everything is finalized. We will also continue providing free meals at least once a week.
Thank you from the bottom of our hearts!”

Congrats to Willie — good things do happen to good people!