Rebounding From Tragedy and Paying it Forward
In March of 2020, Leah McCarthy, owner of Downtown Catering Company, was at the pinnacle of success. “I was at the height of my business—successful, a high achiever, caring for both my mother, who had dementia, and three kids. Then my life fell apart.”
The Covid pandemic struck America like a sledgehammer. Events were cancelled, schools were closed, and kids transitioned to online learning. Churches held virtual services, and funerals were suspended. The hospitality industry was hit especially hard, and Downtown Catering Company was no exception.