A young man, and a petrol attendant are both being celebrated (and gifted) for inspiring all South Africans!
Gillitts, KwaZulu-Natal – Vaughn Fish has captured South African’s hearts and reminded us all what Ubuntu truly means.
His story of how he used his savings to buy a bicycle for his favourite petrol attendant recently went viral across social media platforms, inspiring everyone who read it but the story also caught the attention of Africa’s largest discount retailer – GAME – who have jumped on board to add even more joy to this special South African moment.
Vaughn had been collecting silver coins from around the house to save for a nice family holiday. He had quite the collection already but one evening, his heart took over and he came up with a better idea for the money.
Vaughn approached his mom and asked if it would be ok to rather spend the money on buying a bicycle for his favourite petrol attendant, Tony? Of course, his mom was deeply moved by the request and insisted that was the best way to spend the money Vaughn had been saving.
They bought a beautiful bicycle from a GAME store and drove to the Caltex to hand it over to Tony.
Tony was overjoyed by the gift from his new friend and people were deeply moved by Vaughn’s kindness. They welled up with tears seeing the post and the reminder that one small kind deed can make a massive change, not only in Tony’s life, but in all those that see it.
The story quickly started trending and someone from the GAME retailer pickup upon a Good Things Guy tweet and immediately replied, offering both Vaughn and Tony in-store vouchers to use for themselves.
Vaughn had such good Game, we just HAD to get on board! So we're giving Tony a Game voucher to the same value as his new bike!
And, of course, we can't forget about you, Vaughn, so we'll be sending one your way too 🙂 TOGETHER, we can make the world a better place. <3 https://t.co/ALexpZDRzX
— Game Stores SA (@Game_Stores) January 25, 2019
Together we can make the world a better place… and it’s stories like these that are a beautiful reminder of that!