The crowdfunding page for Zacheaus Waters has more than $7,600 in donations so far.
Addissae Ethiopian Restaurant is just one year old.
The goal is to share stories of some of the more than 6,000 people living in Asheville public housing complexes.
The restaurant owners want to continue to serve their loyal neighborhood customers.
Hugh's Handbuilt is trying to raise $5,000 after a water pipe broke last week and damaged the motorcycle shop.