Chick-Fil-A Employees Step Up To Help In Wake Of Orlando Shooting And I Love Humanity (Again)

Chick-Fil-A Employees Step Up To Help In Wake Of Orlando Shooting and I Love Humanity (Again)

Finally, we’ve got a good story. Before I get too deep into this, I have to confess that I’m not a huge fan of Chick-Fil-A. For one, living in the northeast, the only Chick-Fil-A’s are in malls, and I’ll be damned if I’m going into the mall just to get fast-food chicken, regardless of how good it is. And two, while I don’t object to the fact that they are closed on Sundays for religious reasons (live and let live), I do have a problem with some of the statements their CEO, Dan Cathy, has made regarding same-sex marriage (again – live and let live). So needless to say, I just don’t frequent Chick-Fil-A that often.

But if I’m ever in the area, I’m popping into the Chick-Fil-A in Lee Vista, FL to give some props to their employees, who threw that closed on Sunday policy out of the window over the weekend when they decided to step up to help in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando. Employees from the store near Orlando came in on Sunday, their day off, to provide food to people who were standing in long lines to give blood, as well as to law enforcement officers who were working at the scene.

Just another example of how in the face of hate and violence, there will always be love and kindness.

[via Time]

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Jenna Crowley

Jenna used to be known as 2NOTBrokeGirls, but then one of the girls actually went broke, so she's struck out on her own. Jenna spends her free time saving the world, one sorority girl at a time (usually while wearing yoga pants), questioning why she decided to get a doctorate, documenting her love of all things cheese related, and hosting the new PGP podcast Don't Take It From Us. You can ask her anything you want about football, using your boobs to get what you want, and pizza at @JennaLCrowley on Twitter or via email at

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