Acts of Kindness
A&W Worker offers to buy man a hotdog out of her own wallet but she didn’t know who he is
This man does some incredible things with his time and resources. 💘
Jessica Adler

Out in the real world, amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to feel like just another face in the crowd.

In these moments, individual stories often go unnoticed, lost in the rhythm of routine.

But sometimes, a simple interaction can illuminate the extraordinary in the ordinary, reminding us of the unique stories each person carries.

In the heart of this everyday backdrop, MDMotivator, or Zach as he’s known, steps into a fast-food joint.

Zach isn’t your typical customer.

He’s a man on a mission, known for his acts of kindness and his dedication to mental health advocacy.

Through his social media presence, Zach has become a beacon of hope, sharing his journey and inspiring others to open up about their struggles.

On this particular day, Zach’s visit to the fast-food restaurant isn’t really about grabbing a quick bite.

He approaches the cashier with a question that’s simple but revealing: “What can I get for a buck?”

The cashier, momentarily puzzled, scans the menu for the cheapest item.

The options are limited, and nothing quite fits the bill.

YouTube - MDMotivator
YouTube - MDMotivator

Then, an idea strikes her. She asks Zach if he likes hot dogs.

When he says he does and asks how much, she tells him the price – $2.49, more than he’s asked to spend. But what comes next is unexpected.

She offers to pay for it herself.

Zach, curious, asks why she would do this for a stranger.

YouTube - MDMotivator
YouTube - MDMotivator

The cashier’s response is heartwarming. “I’ve been there. I know what it’s like,” she said.

She saw an opportunity to make a difference and was happy to take it, however small it might seem.

It’s a gesture that captures the essence of human connection – a simple act of kindness that speaks volumes.

YouTube - MDMotivator
YouTube - MDMotivator

Zach then reveals his identity as MDMotivator.

Known for turning moments of kindness into viral stories, he’s about to add another chapter.

The cashier’s act of generosity is about to be amplified to millions, showcasing the impact one person can have.


In exchange for the worker’s willingness to pay for his meal out of her pocket, Zach offers her a stick of cash from his own.

After putting the dollar bill he initially started with into her tip jar, he pulls out a handful of hundreds that end up being $1,000 in total.

Talk bout a return on investment!

YouTube - MDMotivator
YouTube - MDMotivator

Of course, when Zach later posted the interaction to his TikTok channel, it blew up.

In fact, the short clip already has over 5.4 million views on that one platform alone.

The video resonates with so many because it reflects a universal truth: we all have the power to uplift others, even in the smallest ways.

See how Zach’s interaction with an A&W employee about a hotdog made the world a better place below!

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