New York. We all are taught from childhood that a small help done for someone can prove to be a big help to the needy. The hallmark of this was seen with the cashier of Wal-Mart, when the 82-year-old cashier retired, he received a check of Rs 108,682 and this check was not received from any company but through crowd funding. Warren Marion, a resident of Cumberland, Maryland, has received one crore rupees due to online crowd funding. An organization named GoFundMe for Marion did crowdfunding for Marion.
Tiktok user shared the video
According to media reports, the owner of the institution, Rory McCarty, posted a video for 82-year-old cashier Marion in December last year. Rory McCarty has millions of followers on Tiktok, who have helped Marion. McCarty said in his GoFundMe post that he wanted to help US Navy veteran Marion be able to do all the things she loves when she retires.
Marion used to handle the cash counter very easily.
McCarty wrote on the GoFundMe page, ‘As a business owner, I can understand how difficult it is to make money. But was amazed to see the dedication of this old man, who is doing 8 to 9 hours shift everyday. Rory told the media that he had gone to the Walmart store to buy some batteries. After shopping, he stood at the cash counter, where he saw old Marion, who was handling the cash counter with a smile on his face. He was handling the crowd very easily.
Marion’s video shared on crowdfunding platform
Rory said that he was impressed by Marion’s dedication to work, how even at this age a person is doing 8 to 9 hour shifts everyday. That’s when Rory decides to help the old Walmart employee. He posted the old man’s video on Tiktok, a crowdfunding platform called ‘GoFundMe’. After this money started accumulating in it. Rory said, “I wanted to help the ex-Navy (Butch) get through the last few days of his life. So that he can meet his children in Florida.
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FIRST PUBLISHED : January 10, 2023, 22:47 IST