A community is coming together to help a Toronto fast-food worker receive recognition for her decades of quality service.\nA GoFundMe was started last week for a KFC employee named Emilia, who has reportedly worked for the franchise since 1975. \nEditor's Choice: You're Not A True Ontarian Unless You've Seen At Least 9 Of These 14 Iconic Landmarks\n\n\n\n$15,498\n\n\nFunds raised for Emilia on GoFundMe as of February 8, 2020\n\n\nThe woman, who currently works at a location on Pape Avenue, is being praised for her spirit and ability to spread joy.\nThe fundraiser was started by Jason Schweitzer who has been served smiles and chicken by Emilia since he was a child in the '80s.\n"There was a woman who would always say hello and make me laugh. I always asked my mother is the 'funny lady working today?'" he wrote.\n"She always remembered who I was, most likely many of us. Emilia shows courage and commitment," he added.\nThe GoFundMe currently has its goal set at $20,000.\nThe money will reportedly be used to help Emilia "care for herself, pay bills, care for her health, rent / home payments and to continue being an amazing person."\n"We all have been dealing with the challenges of Covid 19 being difficult. Let's all stay safe," states the fundraising page. \nLast month, a similar fundraiser raised over $25,000 for a Toronto bar hit hard by COVID-19.