MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — A toy store employee’s act of kindness shows the true meaning of the holidays.
Chelsea Provencher of Manchester, New Hampshire, posted about a beautiful experience she recently had at Toys ‘R’ Us.
She and her little girl were at the store on Black Friday so her daughter could spend money she had received for her birthday.
When it came time to check out, her daughter, Violet, 8, was short by $5.52. That’s when, Provencher says, something wonderful happened.
She posted on Facebook:”… this lovely lady pulled out her card n paid the rest…she is working on black Friday and uses her hard earned money to do something so sweet for my daughter, brought tears to my eyes how nice some people (s)till are…I’ll return the favor ten fold to someone else when I get the chance.”
The cashier, 17-year-old Sheilla Nelson, told WMUR-TV that she didn’t think twice about helping out.
When Provencher’s husband found out about the act of kindness, he went back to the store to pay it forward. He wanted to donate a $500 gift card to be given to other customers. That’s when, according to WMUR-TV, Toys ‘R’ Us decided to pay it forward too: They returned his donation and made one on his behalf.