logo

Bikers surprise families in a good way at local grocery store

author
Jul 06, 2018
05:37 P.M.
Share this pen
FacebookFacebookTwitterTwitterLinkedInLinkedInEmailEmail

This motorcycle club wanted to do something special that would help families who might need an extra bit of cash around the holiday season to be able to treat their loved one.

Advertisement

A motorcycle club in Greenville, Michigan called The Chosen Ones decided to brighten up the 2015 Christmas season for some lucky families. To do so, they went out and bought 40 $50 Meijer giftcards, and started handing them out.

It was just in time for Christmas, the time when money becomes particularly tight in many American homes, and the club wanted to help lighten the load for local residents.

After buying the giftcards, club member Jerry "Bear" Cook said that they sent crew out with the gift cards in hand to source out shoppers who looked like they could use a little help.

Advertisement

As grocery shoppers entered the checkout aisles, some of them were greeted by a tap on the shoulder and the most unsuspecting gift imaginable.

"It’s been amazing" said Cook. "At least two of the families I tapped on their shoulder said please don’t make me cry and it happened."

Advertisement

One stay-at-home from Lakeview was overwhelmed with the wonderful generosity of the club.

"This guy came up to me and gave me a $50 Meijer gift card to help pay for groceries and Christmas presents," Tara Williams said. "Hopefully I can pay it forward someday to help other people."

Source: Freepik

Source: Freepik

Advertisement

Another woman, Jessica Reway, had just gone over her bills at home and desperately needed the money to buy her groceries and Christmas presents, but had never expected it to come from this unlikely source.

"Its amazing. It’s great to see that there are people out there that are paying it forward what they can do," said Reway.

Cook explained that the club, which is a 502(c) non-profit, aims to help children and better the community through them. Their other holiday charity saw them collect and distribute toys and backpacks for children.

Advertisement
info
Please fill in your e-mail so we can share with you our top stories!
By subscribing, you agree to our Privacy Policy
Advertisement
Related posts

Grocery Store Owner Fires Clerk for Giving Food to Homeless, They Switch Places Months Later — Story of the Day

February 12, 2022

8th-Grader Who Helps Dad Raise Her 5 Siblings Is Approached by a Secret Santa

May 01, 2022

Woman Gives All Her Savings to Homeless Man, Later Gets a $2M Mansion in Return — Story of the Day

April 21, 2022

Twins Send Dad to Nursing Home, Learn He Left Inheritance to Janitor Who Is Their Carbon Copy – Story of the Day

February 13, 2022

On Mother’s Day, Poor Woman Struggling to Feed Her Kids Receives $200K from Unknown Jake Reid — Story of the Day

May 10, 2022

Boys from Rich Family Pretend to Be Beggars, ‘We Want to Help Our Friend,’ They Say to People – Story of the Day

April 03, 2022

Boy Hands Poor Widowed Mom a Box and Says, “Dad Told Me You Should Open This If We Need Help" – Story of the Day

March 23, 2022

Old Man Goes to Visit Daughter for His 80th Birthday, She Doesn't Let Him Enter Her House – Story of the Day

February 08, 2022

Girl Disappears Day after Grandmother Gifts Her an Extremely Expensive Necklace – Story of the Day

January 31, 2022

Woman Takes Bullet for Stranger’s Son, His Dad Attends Funeral and Meets 9 Crying Kids There — Story of the Day

March 23, 2022

Cashier Yells at Boy Short $2, Gets Confused When He Sees Tennis Rackets Strapped to Boy’s Feet — Story of the Day

May 11, 2022

Poor Girl Sells Family Heirloom for Grandma’s Operation, Sees It on Her Doorstep Days Later — Story of the Day

February 22, 2022

Postman Hears Loud Cry from Abandoned House and Rushes Inside — Story of the Day

April 28, 2022

Woman Sees Wealthy Neighbor Looking for Food in Trash Cans — Story of the Day

March 05, 2022