Waffle House Employee Receives $16000 Scholarship For Good Deed

Mae Love
March 12, 2018

"He was like, 'My hands are not functioning too well.' He needed me to cut his food".

Evoni works as a waitress in a Waffle House in La Marque, Texas, to save money for her college tuition.

Evoni Williams was pictured by Waffle House customer Laura Wolf, who uploaded the touching scene to Facebook. Williams said she is working at Waffle House to save up for college.

The photo immediately went viral, with over 98,000 reactions and almost 50,000 shares.

Despite being busy with work, Evoni took his plate without any hesitation and began dividing his food into smaller pieces.

Williams, who saw Charpentier's plight, offered to help cut up the meal for him. The post went viral on Facebook and has received over 121,000 likes and over 62,000 shares.

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Wolf concluded her post saying: "I'm thankful to have seen this act of kindness and caring at the start of my day while everything in this world seems so negative".

On Thursday, a young Waffle House worker in La Marque whose act of kindness was captured on camera and posted to social media was honored by the town's mayor.

"It was so busy in here, and she actually took the time to stop and hear what he had to say instead of walking past him".

As a result of her kindness, Texas Southern University has awarded her with a $16,000 scholarship - she can finally begin studying business management. "That just meant something to me", Wolf told KHOU-TV.

"Somebody tagged me and it immediately, it just touched my heart", he said.

Speaking to Chron, Williams said: "I didn't know the photo was taken until a couple hours later".

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