Family leaves waitress, single mother $500 tip

Family leaves waitress, single mother $500 tip

Posted: Updated:
Tampa, FL -

On Father's Day, it's usually the dads who get presents. But a mom got an incredible one in Lakeland this year.

Nichole Woods is a single mother of three, so every penny counts. She was working as a server at Bob Evans on US 98 on Sunday when she got the surprise of her life.

She's received big tips before – but never anything of this size.

A family's bill came to $50. They left her a $500 tip.

"I cried," she told FOX 13.

Since the family paid in plastic, which meant she wouldn't get the money right away, they left her a $10 tip in cash on the table. They also left her a note thanking her for her service and saying, "Jesus loves you."

Nichole plans to use $400 on her kids' back-to-school clothes. She has something special in mind for the other $100. She wants to go out to eat and leave her server a super big tip.

"Pass it along, help someone else," she said.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Restroom Cameras At UDel. Didn't Focus On 1 Person

    Restroom Cameras At UDel. Didn't Focus On 1 Person

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 9:07 AM EDT2014-07-30 13:07:08 GMT
    Court records say a former University of Delaware graduate researcher who is accused of using a recording device to make videos of women in on- and off-campus bathrooms secretly did it for "personal gratification" and did not seek out any one woman.The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/1n2y8U6 ) reports that Javier Mendiola-Soto told police during questioning on July 1 that he placed the recording "device in hopes of recording any female."Mendiola-Soto, a doctoral student from ...
    Court records say a former University of Delaware graduate researcher who is accused of using a recording device to make videos of women in on- and off-campus bathrooms secretly did it for "personal gratification" and did not seek out any one woman.The News Journal of Wilmington (http://delonline.us/1n2y8U6 ) reports that Javier Mendiola-Soto told police during questioning on July 1 that he placed the recording "device in hopes of recording any female."Mendiola-Soto, a doctoral student from ...
  • 6 Former Philadelphia Narcotics Officers Under Arrest

    6 Former Philadelphia Narcotics Officers Under Arrest

    Wednesday, July 30 2014 8:32 AM EDT2014-07-30 12:32:10 GMT

    Six former Philadelphia police narcotics officers are in federal custody Wednesday morning on corruption charges, high-ranking police sources tell FOX 29 News.

    Six former Philadelphia police narcotics officers are in federal custody Wednesday morning on corruption charges, high-ranking police sources tell FOX 29 News.

  • Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

    Police investigate student found on dormitory roof

    Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory.
    Pittsburgh police are trying to figure out how a 23-year-old student wound up injured on the roof of a Carnegie Mellon University dormitory.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices