Some Alabama women held their annual “Friendsgiving” last week. And they made the day of one lucky waitress. The eleven friends had breakfast and were waited on by Julia Ellison, a mother of six all under the age of 13. Their bill came to $74.75. Each of the eleven friends chipped in $100.
… Ellison said the money is going to be a game changer and will allow her husband and her to give their kids Christmas gifts they’ve never been able to afford.
Tanya Ragsdale, a member of the group, loves to give back — so too do her many friends in the Cullman area.
“Last year we surprised a waitress at Cracker Barrel with a few hundred bucks for Thanksgiving," Tanya told me. “We called it Friendsgiving — we sat at a table, and the waitress who waited on us was the one we surprised. Today we upped the ante, as about 11 of us chipped in $100 each for a pot that amounted to over $1,100.” Here's what happened last year: