It genuinely crushes my heart to see someone who is way over retirement age still working.
People in their 80s ought to be allowed to relax and take it easy for the remainder of their days.
Not everyone, however, has the good fortune to be able to retire. However, there are also good angels who,
when they notice anything is incorrect, make every effort to make it right. This is a story like that.
When an 82-year-old employee named Butch was working at his neighborhood Walmart, Rory McCarty, a TikTok user, noticed him.
When he first meets Butch, he inquires about whether the veteran is aware of the practice where young people are using their TikTok influence to get aging Walmart employees to retire.
He describes how she supported two elderly Walmart employees, one for whom she raised $100,000 and the other for whom she raised $50,000 in four days.
The 10-year Navy veteran expresses amazement at hearing this and adds, ‘Well, I’ll be damned.’ Then, imagine if someone had raised that money for you, McCarty continues.
But it turns out that Butch doesn’t need to think about any of it! The McCarty made the choice to gather funds for the elderly worker since it was obvious that he deserved it.
In well under 24 hours, he was able to raise roughly $50,000. Over $100,000 has been raised thus far!
Rory McCarty mentioned how kind of a guy Butch was and how he wanted to help him in the GoFundMe page description.
’I went shopping at Walmart the other day, and was served by an 82-year-old man named Butch,’ he stated in his letter.
As a business owner, I am aware of how challenging it has been to try to get qualified assistance for my company.
The fact that this older man was still working amazed me. working shifts between eight and nine hours.
I recently saw a GoFundMe for an 82-year-old Walmart employee on TikTok, and saw that they had successfully gathered funds to allow her to permanently retire.
’I wanted to help this Navy Veteran live the rest of his years traveling to see his kids in Florida,’ McCarty wrote in a letter.
Get him off his feet for periods of eight hours. And carry out the activities he would like to but might not be able to due to financial constraints.
’Butch will receive all of the money. After deducting the GoFundMe charge, I will hand deliver Warren Marion (Butch) a cashier’s check for the whole donation amount, he promised.
Everyone who posted a comment on TikTok was immediately persuaded to assist.
In fact, they empathetically requested McCarty create a GoFundMe page to assist Butch. Everyone agreed that he should retire.
Later, McCarty even captured Butch’s response to the fundraising. He gives McCarty a hug and expresses gratitude to everyone who has contributed.
The 82-year-old is heard asking, ‘How did I get so lucky?’ on camera.
He responded, ‘I’d see my kids, I’d do some work around the house, and I’d enjoy the last 10 or 12 years I have,’ when asked what he would do with the money.
Since he was 11 years old, Butch has been employed. McCarty pledged to sweep the man off his feet.
Sincerely, I needed to hear this encouraging news to realize that there is still good in the world during the holiday season.