Two popular YouTube stars had a little extra money on their hands from a charity fundraiser, and decided to spend it by tipping fast food workers around town. Given most people working at the drive-thru aren’t making a lot, nor do they receive extra cash from customers, the gesture was met with much gratitude and surprise.

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The project was put together by the YouTube act "Simple Pickup" (their real names are Kong and Jesse), who typically post funny or prank videos about romantic encounters. This time, however, the focus was on giving back.

“I feel like people in the food industry should get tips just because people in restaurants do,” Kong said to a cashier at a window. “You guys work just as hard.”

With that, he counted out $100 and handed it to the cashier, who was astounded.

“I’ve been trying to pay my rent,” the cashier said. “You’re a good dude, man. I appreciate that.”

Nearly everyone at the restaurants responded similarly, some not wanting to accept the offer, while others cried. Perhaps the best moment was when a girl sweeping out a dining hall gave up a portion of her cash to a homeless man who was asleep in a booth.

Kindness is contagious!

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Michelle Gresham
13 days ago

PLEASE READ ELLEN..You have to know about my neighbors..........I have a set of neighbors who are true and caring "Angels". The husband was on his way to work, all the way in Orlando, when he got into an automobile accident in which he lost his leg and was injured severely. The wife works very long hours at her job also. These two people have worked so hard for everything they have and are still caring and giving. I am a 63 year old widow, with no family and no one to help with things around the house, let alone emergencies. Recently; I went out to my car to start it and it would not turn on. This gentleman came across the street, with his very simple prosthesis on, and started trying to fix my car. He worked on it for four days in the heat and with the mosquitoes biting him. He tried to fix my car and couldn't. He actually called a local car dealership trying to still help me find the problem. I had the car towed to the dealership he spoke with and they fixed it. He called me and told me to come with him to the dealership and I thought it was bad news and they couldn't fix it. When we got there, the salesman handed me my keys and said " it's ready to go". I asked for the bill and he told me that it was taken care of. My neighbor, through all his hardships, had paid the bill to get my car fixed. I cried all the way home. Please Ellen, I don't have much in this world left, but these neighbors are certainly worth their weight in gold. Please do something nice for them....THEY are the meaning of "KIND, CARING and GIVING" ...Thanks Ellen...Michelle Gresham(

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