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$300,000 raised for Burger King employee who never missed work in 27 years and got mediocre gift

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A Las Vegas Burger King worker who has been with the corporate for 27 years with out ever taking a day without work went viral after his managers gave him a mediocre present for his service — and now near $300,000 has been raised for him. 

Kevin Ford, 54, has toiled as a cashier and prepare dinner on the chain’s
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McCarran International Airport location since 1995 and when his twenty seventh anniversary got here alongside, his bosses gifted him a backpack filled with a film ticket, a Starbucks cup, sweet and chocolate, FOX 11 reported

Video of him accepting the present and thanking his coworkers quickly went viral however many individuals who noticed the clip have been shocked he’d be given such a paltry thanks current following his years of loyalty with the corporate. 

His daughters quickly set up a GoFundMe page for his or her dad, in search of to boost about $200, however practically $300,000 in donations have are available in and the quantity retains rising. 

“The man in that video is my father. He has worked at his job for 27 years and yes, he has never missed a day of work,” Ford’s daughter Seryna wrote on the fundraiser. 

“He originally began working at this job as a single father when he gained custody of me and my older sister 27 years ago. Then as our family grew and he remarried, he continued to work there because of the amazing health insurance that was provided.” 

Seryna wrote the household was in “no way” asking for cash “but if anyone feels like blessing him he would love to visit his grandchildren.” 

On Tuesday, his want got here true when he was flown out to New York City to seem on NBC’s “Today” present and was reunited along with his grandchildren dwell on tv. 

“I haven’t seen my grandkids in over four years, until the other day when ‘The Today Show’ flew me out to New York and I got to see them live on TV,” Ford informed the outlet. 

“I’ve been crying for all these days as it is and of course I’m crying live on TV again seeing my grandbabies.” 

On Tuesday, his want got here true when he was flown out to New York City to seem on NBC’s “Today” present and was reunited along with his grandchildren dwell on tv. 

“I haven’t seen my grandkids in over four years, until the other day when ‘The Today Show’ flew me out to New York and I got to see them live on TV,” Ford informed the outlet. 

“I’ve been crying for all these days as it is and of course I’m crying live on TV again seeing my grandbabies.” 

On Tuesday, his want got here true when he was flown out to New York City to seem on NBC’s “Today” present and was reunited along with his grandchildren dwell on tv. 

“I haven’t seen my grandkids in over four years, until the other day when ‘The Today Show’ flew me out to New York and I got to see them live on TV,” Ford informed the outlet. 

“I’ve been crying for all these days as it is and of course I’m crying live on TV again seeing my grandbabies.” 

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