Birmingham-area Zoës donating portion of Tuesday sales to fallen Sgt. Wytasha Carter’s family
While the late Birmingham Police Department Sgt. Wytasha Carter’s wife will be a special guest at the State of the Union Tuesday, one restaurant chain is stepping up to honor the Carter family in another way.
As reported by ABC 33/40, Birmingham-area Zoës Kitchen locations will donate 25 percent of all sales during the day to Carter’s family.
The heroic police officer was shot and killed in the line of duty in January.
A restaurant representative told ABC 33/40 that using food to serve a cause is an easy way to show the Carter family love.
The Zoës Kitchen area team leader said, “As a business owner we have an opportunity that some people don’t have. To be able to reach into the community and reach a lot of facets in the community with Sgt. Carter going out and sacrificing himself, and doing that in service to keep us safe. Just for all of us to come together in an easy way and if that is easing somebody’s suffering then that is something we would like to do.”
Some of his fellow law enforcement officers reportedly told the television station that they cannot wait to eat in honor of a guy like Carter – “who every man or woman in blue should be like” – and his family.
Zoës Kitchen locations participating are Vestavia, Soho, Crestline, Brook Highlands, Summit, Trussville, Downtown Birmingham and Patton Creek.
Sean Ross is a staff writer for Yellowhammer News. You can follow him on Twitter @sean_yhn