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Woman gives almost $5K to area servers, delivery drivers through 'Venmo challenge'

Posted at 3:49 PM, Aug 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-01 21:24:05-04

A local woman is spreading some positivity in southeast Wisconsin after giving almost $5,000 to servers and delivery drivers.

Brittany Jill told TMJ4 that she gave a Steny's waitress over a $700 tip thanks to donations raised through social media. Jill said she saw a similar challenge on social media app Tik Tok. Jill asks people to donate $0.25 to $0.50 and then gives it to restaurant workers through tips.

"It's been incredible the generosity of people during this time," said Jill. "I knew a lot of people have been struggling during COVID and I wanted to give some people some positivity in their lives, just as much as I needed it too."

Since posting the Steny's challenge yesterday, Jill said she's raised almost $1,000 in less than 24 hours for the next one.

Anyone wanting to donate to Jill's challenge can do so via money app Venmo: @brittany-jill

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