A woman has raised more than A$2200 for a McDonald’s staff member who had a soft drink thrown in her face by a disgruntled customer.
Feroza Syed, from the US state of Atlanta, wrote on Facebook she was at a McDonald’s last month when the man in the car in front of her threw a large drink back through the drive-thru window at a female employee.
“It covered her in sticky syrup, her hair, shoes, and shirt were soaked,” Ms Syed wrote.
“She was crying when I pulled up next.”
Ms Syed found out the woman, named Bryanna, was pregnant and decided to use a crowdfunding page to raise money for her and “to put a smile on her face and show her not all humans are horrible”.
She met with Bryanna after managing to raise $2200.
“When I handed her the money she started crying, saying she needed it badly,” she wrote.
“She’s so sweet, has a good head on her shoulders, and could really use the funds since she’s not allowed to work right now.”
Bryanna’s daughter is due on February 21.
“When we talk about how to give back to our essential workers who put their lives on the line, feeding, housing, shopping, and providing healthcare for us remember that anyone can do what I did,” Ms Syed wrote.
“Covid has stressed many of our essential workers to a breaking point.”
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