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Homeless Man Asks Restaurant Worker For Scraps — Gets Full Serving Of Kindness Instead.

El Sur Street Food Co worker giving free food to unhoused man

Judging is easy, but asking for help is a difficult thing to do. Instead of looking down on someone for needing a helping hand, we should meet people where they are and do what we can to ease their burden. Last winter, Ronda Chung of Little Rock, Arkansas saw an act of kindness that exemplified this concept. Ronda was so moved that they shared the story on Facebook.

“El Sur Street Food Co. is the epitome of compassion and local love,” Ronda wrote. “This person came in and asked if they had any food they were willing to toss his way and the guy behind the counter said, ‘I would love to pay for your food,’ and asked if he would like to hear some recommendations.”

“Right off the bat, he offered the huge Con Todo baleada instead of trying to give him cheap stuff like chips and salsa or a pupusa,” Ronda went on. “He asked if the guy wanted to eat at a table or if he wanted it packed to go, and when the person said that he wanted to make sure he wasn’t bothering the business the guy behind the counter said, ‘I am not bothered by you being here,’ and offered a table. Amazing food, amazing folks. This is the Arkansas I want.”

This is the world we want too, Ronda. Everyone needs and deserves to eat, and this worker gave even more than that; they gave respect, which is priceless!

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