‘Tis the season for giving — and for one fortunate waitress at an Alabama-based Waffle House, it is also the season for receiving.
When Tanya Ragsdale of Cullman, Alabama, and her associates have been randomly seated for his or her annual Friendsgiving feast — this yr at Waffle House — their server, Julia, had no thought what shock her new desk had ready up their sleeves.
Each of the 12 ladies introduced $100 to the meal to go away as a tip for the server within the spirit of the giving season, which introduced Julia to tears after receiving a $1,125.25 tip on a complete invoice of $74.75.
Ragsdale mentioned that the waitress advised the ladies that she has a 1-year-old at residence whose birthday can be across the nook, and, that mixed with Christmas approaching has made this time of yr laborious.
“When I tell you that I have the best friends ever, this is just one of a million things they do that prove it,” Ragsdale wrote in honor of her associates who helped contribute. “Thank you to my girlfriends. I love & cherish each of you.”
Hundreds flooded the remark part of her Facebook put up praising the ladies’s efforts and for being within the giving spirit.
“Just out there making the world a better place,” one consumer wrote. “I love to hear things like this.”
“Thank you all for thinking outside the box and spreading the giving vibe,” one other mentioned.
Many residents additionally wrote on behalf of Julia, saying that she’s a “sweetheart” which Ragsdale additionally touched on after she says an aged buyer within the retailer advised her that “this could not have happened to a better or more deserving person.”
During Ragsdale’s Friendsgiving-themed meal final yr, her group donated $575.01 to a waitress at Cracker Barrel when their invoice was $24.99.