FLORIDA — Maple Street Biscuit Company announced on Instagram that it is heartbroken to share that one of its team members, Ryan Weir, has passed away. To help his family, the company has decided to host ‘Ryan’s Silly Sock Day’ on Monday, July 8.
The company shared that all customers wearing silly socks on this day will receive 20 percent off their order. Proceeds will go toward Weir’s funeral costs.
‘Silly Sock Day’ will be hosted at the Jacksonville, Murray Hill, Point Meadows, San Marco, Jacksonville Beach, Fleming Island, Julington Creek and St. Augustine locations.
“Let’s show up as a community for this family in this difficult time,” Maple Street Biscuit Company wrote on Instagram.
Weir worked at the company’s Murray Hill location as well as its sister store.⠀
Maple Street also started a fundraising account to help the family. On the fundraiser page the company explains:
"[Weir] was in a car accident on June 17th and was on life support. After being in a coma and pursuing all options, on the 27th Ryan donated his organs. His honor walk had around 300 people in attendance. This is a testament of how he touched so many people in his 19 years of life."
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