Remember the movie Pay It Forward, where good deeds have a domino effect as people "pay it forward" to the next person? A waitress in Lexington, Kentucky sure does – it was the first thing she thought about when getting a $500 tip from a family carrying out their brother and son's dying wish.
Aaron Collins passed away July 7, 2012. His final wish in his will, if he left enough money, was that his family go out for pizza and give the waiter or waitress a $500 tip.
"Aaron never had much money, and he didn't have enough to make this happen, so I started a website and took donations," brother Seth Collins said. "On July 10 we were able to make his wish come true for the first time."
The surprise $500 tip was so heartwarming and successful the family has decided to continue raising money for random acts of kindness and generosity.
You can contribute and get more information at http://aaroncollins.org
As for the waitress at the pizza restaurant – she told the family she would share the $500 with the rest of the staff, and that it's a story she will be telling for the rest of her life.
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