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Racist Remark Gets Server $10K


by Lea Jolan

A few weeks ago a server at a Red Lobster in Tennessee received a racist remark on her receipt instead of a tip.

Outraged college student, Toni Jenkins, posted a photo of the receipt on her social media page. It wasn’t long before the photo went viral.

A concerned citizen out of California started the “Tips for Toni” campaign on the free fundraising site A couple of weeks later Toni got a check for $10,719.

She was ultimately suspended from her job for breaking company policy when she posted the picture but she says it was worth it. Toni paid back student loans and bought a reliable car. She feels blessed that people who don’t even know her were willing to help her.

What was a devastating experience for Toni turned into one she could take all the way to the bank.

Click the link below to see more about Toni’s story on
Red Lobster waitress gets $10K after racist receipt

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