logo

Customers buy all the store's donuts every day so owner can rush home to his sick wife

author
Nov 08, 2018
10:37 A.M.

The community joined hands to help a local doughnut seller spend more time with his sick wife by buying out all his doughnuts every day.

Advertisement

John Chhan and his wife, Stella, have been running a small doughnut shop in Seal Beach, California for the last 30 years. But after Stella suffered from an aneurysm, the customers slowly started noticing her absence.

When they came to know that Chhan had been running the place alone because of Stella’s condition and her need to rest and rehabilitate, they decided to help the store owner by coming together as a community.

The community members initially wanted to set up a GoFundMe account for Chhan, which the store owner kindly refused. He explained to them that he did not need any money, he only wanted to spend more time with his wife.

Source: YouTube/CBS Los Angeles

Source: YouTube/CBS Los Angeles

Follow us on Twitter to learn more.

Advertisement

Chhan obviously wanted to be with his wife more during her times of trouble so the sooner he sold out, the sooner he could go home and support his wife.

Source: YouTube/CBS Los Angeles

Source: YouTube/CBS Los Angeles

The community of customers then decided to help Chhan by buying all the doughnuts so that he could go home to his wife early.

Every day, the customers started coming into the store early and buying all the boxes of doughnuts. This ensured that John would be sold out by midday.

Source: YouTube/CBS London

Source: YouTube/CBS London

One of the Donut City customers, Dawn Caviola, explained to Orange County Register about how the idea regarding helping Chhan first struck her, “Days went by and I just couldn't get it out of my head, so I thought, if enough people would buy a dozen doughnuts every morning, he could close early and go be with his wife.”

Advertisement
Source: YouTube/CBS London

Source: YouTube/CBS London

Meanwhile, Chhan informed CBS that his wife was now beginning to recover from her disease, and was now able to swallow food. Because of his customers, he can give his wife more time without worrying about his business.

Such stories prove that the community where one lives is one of the strongest institutions which must be nurtured with love and empathy for one another.

In a similar show of compassion, an Arizona community also came together to celebrate the birthday of a six-year-old boy after his 32 classmates failed to show up during his special day.

Advertisement
Advertisement
Related posts

Sales Agent Flips off Poor Client at Fancy Store – Story of the Day

April 08, 2024

This Child Star Suffered a Stroke and Began to Lose His Memory — Inside His Life after Hollywood Pause

March 27, 2024

‘Dad?’ Boy Finds His Soldier Father Sleeping on Street, ‘Who Are You?’ Man Responds – Story of the Day

April 10, 2024

Mechanic Is Mistreated for Being a Woman — Story of the Day

April 25, 2024

After Learning He Has a Daughter, Beggar Starts Working Hard to Take Her Home from Shelter – Story of the Day

May 10, 2024

Johnny Depp Lives a Secluded Life in a Small Town Where He Can Be Himself in His 60s: A Rare Glimpse

June 10, 2024

My Brother Proposed at My Wedding during My Bride's Father-Daughter Dance - We Took Revenge

March 22, 2024

'Gorgeous': Mark Wahlberg's Eldest Daughter Is All Grown & Amazes with Her Resemblance to Model Mom Rhea Durham

June 24, 2024

Mark Wahlberg Left Hollywood for Quiet Family Life in Nevada — Gets up at 2:30 AM to Spend More Time with Kids

June 05, 2024

Ungracious Daughter Humiliates Her Mom for Being Poor, Then Life Teaches Her a Lesson — Story of the Day

April 11, 2024

Ungrateful Daughter Humiliates Her Mother for Being Poor, Then Life Teaches Her a Lesson — Story of the Day

April 05, 2024

Harrison Ford's Longtime Family Home He Bought for $1M Lists For $20M — Details & Photos

April 04, 2024

Heidi Klum & Seal’s Daughter, 20, Flaunts Her Curves in Sheer Fishnet Dress, Drawing Attention

May 27, 2024

Poor Girl Can't Afford Dream Dress — Story of the Day

March 19, 2024