Paying her back: When Rina shared her experience on the neighborhood app Nextdoor, she was shocked to find that many of the app users knew Rita for her incredible character.
According to user Meg, “Rita is the happiest, best employee that Walgreens has to offer in normal circumstances.”
Another user named Renee chimed in with: “Rita is the best!! She is such a lovely person and always remembers me by name and always asks how my mom is doing.”
Meanwhile, user Leslie shared why everybody liked her: “She is amazing and puts a smile on my face each time I go into Walgreens. She has watched our kids grow up over the past 20+ years. She asks about them every time.”
Following the exchange, the group of neighbors decided to create a GoFundMe page for Rita to express their love and gratitude for her.
The crowdfunding campaign originally had a goal of $5,000, but it has since reached the $8,000 and $10 000 milestones.
As of this writing, the effort has so far raised over $11,000 out of its $12,000 goal.
Neighbors can’t type fast enough.
Dozens of them share rave reviews about Rita.
I hear what happened. Find Rita.
The 58-year old’s worked at the same @Walgreens for 38 years.
Rita, who has worked at the same Walgreens for 38 years, told KHOU11 that she considers human contact an important part of the job. She also shared that she treats people the way she wants to be treated.
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