This great story was sent into us by a follower and really does go to highlight just how kind and warm-hearted some people can be.
To this lady, whoever and wherever you are, on behalf of the emergency services family, THANK YOU!
“So………me and my colleague in the green family (ambulance service) are tasked with a transfer from east Lancs to Gosh for children in London, (10/12/18).
On the way back we stop at Watford gap services on the M1 at around 17:00 hours) to go to the ‘boys room’, my colleague is queuing up to get some bits from the shop.
He is then approached by a lady in her 40s who tries to hand him some money and says “this is for you and your crew mate”
My colleague, in shock, tells the kind lady that we cannot accept the generous gift but she carries on regardless and says:
“you work so hard at what you do, it’s Christmas time and I want you to have this and get yourselves and coffee and a treat”
My crew mate still ‘arguing’ with the woman until she insists that he takes it.
He comes back to the truck and explained what just happened……..
This woman had never seen us before, never met us before, had no idea what area we were from but yet, she was grateful for the job we do and wanted to say thank you in her own way.
Now this is an act of random kindness, if anyone anywhere knows this woman or thinks they know this woman can you please, from me and my colleague say a big thank you and we were truly taken over by our emotions.”
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