At this point downtown Flint can't afford to go backwards by losing a business. See the business. An effort is underway to save a downtown Flint business. The Lunch Studio on Saginaw Street could close unless a financial goal is reached. For 12 years, the Lunch Studio has welcomed guests to enjoy a home-cooked meal. The downtown Flint deli has become a popular destination for area professionals and residents.

. The owners of the building that contains the Lunch Studio want to sell it. Whelpey needs to come up with $25,000 for a down payment on a loan to buy the building. Without her knowledge, Whelpey's friends launched an online campaign to raise that money. They've already raised $4,300.

If you would like to donate click here. Meet the owner in the video below.