With all the inspiration the December holidays bring and an idea taken from videos on social networks, a group of friends who went out to dinner at a restaurant in York, Pennsylvania, He had a remarkable sense of kindness towards the staff who were with him that night. The incident was captured on video and has generated a number of reactions.
A man identified as Jamie Carmen and his group of friends visited Stonybrook Family Restaurant last Saturday. while finishing the meal, He left the waitress a huge tip: $1,300.
“It’s $1,300! No, I can’t take it, I can’t accept it.” he is heard to say as a first response Ashley Barrett, the woman who starred in the emotional clip and who received that amount. Customers were persistent and assured to be helpful in handing over $300 with the kitchen staff so he can keep the other $1,000, “Thank you very much, I really need this,” the girl says later, hugging the diner in tears.
girl She is pregnant and her child will be born in June. Apart from this, she is already a mother of another two and a half year old child., This act meant a lot to her, as she would still have to undergo surgery soon.
The generous diner also explained why he was recording the entire scene: to infect other people and so that they can do their own charitable work. In subsequent statements to the local CBS channel, Jamie Carmen explained that the money given was not only hers: “i’m not a millionaire by any means,
The amount he gave was the product of the cooperation of the entire group of friends. now He hopes others can organize to repeat similar gestures in each community where the needs are most evident.
“I hope everyone can feel how I felt when I received that generous gift,” said the young Barrett when interviewed by local media; While in a Facebook post, Carmen wrote: “Best feeling I’ve ever had! Thank you to everyone who donated! Be kind people! Merry Christmas!”.
Viewed over five million times on TikTok, video of the act generated dozens of reactions among people who admitted they cried upon seeing the images and applauded the generosity:I used to work with Ashley and she is one of the sweetest girls I have ever met., Well deserved!” commented one user; “It’s clear that She Appreciated The Money, But The Hug Was Maybe Something She Needed Toosomeone else expressed.
However, this issue has not been without Bad comments have been filed criticizing the fact, Jamie also had an answer for him: “I don’t understand! But it’s okay, I know why we did it and that’s what counts!”
Jamie and Ashley did not know each other till now but after this action they formed a bond of friendship and even the man assured that he will not stop there and he is already thinking about it. Is. Other ways to help waitresses and other restaurant staff.