Salon Owner “Humbled and Grateful” After GoFundMe Raises Over $300,000 in Just 5 Days

Erica Kious is grateful for the overwhelming kindness which has raised over $300,000 for her and her family.


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This is the kind of feel-good story that should take place after something bad happens to a good person.

While liberals use their massive amount of wealth to bail out degenerate lowlives who destroy cities, attack police officers, and endanger children, hard-working conservatives help support the real victims of injustice.

Erica Kious, the hair salon owner who has unwittingly found herself in a feud with Nancy Pelosi over the House speaker’s claim that Kious “set her up,” is thanking supporters for their kindness, empathy, and generosity after the GoFundMe page set up for her has amassed over $300,000 in just 5 days.

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Kious, who has been forced to relocate her business after becoming a target for threats, said “I wish I could personally thank every person who sent me their prayers, words of encouragement and support, especially at a time when so many are struggling to make ends meet in their own lives,”

Here's the New York Post with the good news:

A fundraiser for the San Francisco-based hair salon whose owner says she needs to relocate her business after releasing video of a maskless House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has reached its goal of $300,000, the salon owner announced.

Speaking to Fox News Monday, a tearful Erica Kious thanked those who donated to a GoFundMe page for her amid her feud with Pelosi (D-Calif.).

“I wish I could personally thank every person who sent me their prayers, words of encouragement and support, especially at a time when so many are struggling to make ends meet in their own lives,” Kious said before adding thanks to her family and friends for supporting her.

“I am very humbled and grateful to have received such an outpouring of kindness, empathy and generosity from people I don’t even know, and from all walks of life and all sides of the political spectrum. It’s a powerful reminder that the common things that bind us all together as Americans are far more meaningful and lasting than political and ideological differences that get so much attention and focus,” she continued.

The fundraiser was set up for Kious when she came forward saying she was the target of threats and would need to move her business after releasing video of Pelosi breaking local ordinances related to coronavirus in her salon.

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Fox News has more on Erica's comments:

“Today, on Labor Day, we should all focus on celebrating the efforts and achievements of hard-working people everywhere,” she continued. “They deserve our respect and appreciation, and they definitely all deserve an opportunity to get back to work safely and responsibly.”

She added: “That is all this ever was about.”

The GoFundMe page set up for Kious said, "At the conclusion of this fundraiser, ALL donations will go directly to Erica to pay off any debts from the business that she is forced to shut down, expenses to relocate and reopen in a new location."

Kious’ comments come amid a controversy that began last Tuesday when Fox News first reported that Pelosi, D-Calif., visited Kious’ shuttered salon Monday afternoon for a wash and blow-out, despite local ordinances keeping salons closed amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In security footage obtained by Fox News, time-stamped Monday at 3:08 p.m. Pacific Time, the California powerhouse is seen walking through ESalonSF in San Francisco with wet hair, and without a mask over her mouth or nose.

The stylist doing her hair can be seen following her wearing a black face mask.

Salons in San Francisco had been closed since March and were only notified they could reopen on Sept. 1 for outdoor hairstyling services only.

The story prompted reaction from President Trump, who slammed Pelosi for not wearing a mask and following local coronavirus rules while “constantly lecturing everyone else.”

Pelosi dug in over the controversy and claimed that she was “set up” at the hair salon, which she said she had been to “over the years many times.”

“I take responsibility for trusting the word of the neighborhood salon that I have been to many times,” Pelosi told reporters Wednesday. “When they said they could accommodate people one at a time, and we can set up that time, I trusted that.”

“The salon owes me an apology for setting me up,” she added.

Erica Kious defends herself against Pelosi's claim that Erica "set her up."



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