posted on Nov, 29 2017 @ 08:40 PM
originally posted by: KansasGirl
originally posted by: angeldoll
I'm in. I've noticed women who put $5.00 worth of gas in their car, and I dash over and run my card through and tell her to fill er up! God, it
makes them so happy!
That's happened a couple of times and it makes my day. Especially if she has kids in the car.
That's a fabulous idea too! Thanks for that idea. I've been that woman plenty of times, who has to just put $5, or even $2, hoping to make it to
paycheck day. That's a wonderful idea, thanks for that!
Isn't it? But it's not originally my idea. I read it in a magazine, and it was written by the recipient
of the good deed. I will tell the
story because it is so heartwarming.
The young woman was travelling to another state to visit her parents with her two young children. She was really broke, and upset that she might not
have enough money to make it across the state, so she was watching every dime. Actually every penny. She stopped a gas station with $10.00. She put
$7.00 worth of gas in the car, then went inside and bought one soft drink, and one bag of potato chips for her children to share for 'lunch'. Nothing
She saw what gas she bought didn't move the gage that much, so she was scared they were not going to make it, and when she got back in the car she
A woman came up to her car window and asked if she was okay. She said she was just worried about their trip. The woman asked if she could help her,
and quickly swiped her card through the pump. She told the woman to fill the tank, and she would be right back. She zoomed across the street to a
McDonald's, and bought the children each a Happy Meal, and an adult size meal for the mother. The young mother remained so touched by what the woman
had done, she wrote about it years later.
Anyway, I was personally so touched by that story, I've been on the lookout for people like that at gas stations, since then.
As I said earlier, I've spotted two needy recipients, but sadly, no happy meals yet, but I'm still on the lookout.
I'm so glad you like the idea Kansasgirl. Let's do it again! Hotdog!