Wendy Rodriguez was shopping for tacos whereas doing a dwell video on Instagram dwell when Edgar approached, asking her to purchase his flowers.
Rodriguez ended up shopping for all of his flowers and giving him an additional tip.
“I used to be like, I can not simply not assist,” Rodriguez stated.
Edgar and his father immigrated to the U.S. from Guatemela a yr in the past after his mom handed away. Now, the 2 promote flowers to make ends meet and to ship cash to Edgar’s two sisters in Guatemala.
“I grew up in El Salvador and I’ve seen that, in order that’s nothing new. However to see it right here, and to expertise that now, I used to be sort of speechless,” Rodriguez stated.
After assembly Edgar, Rodriguez began a GoFundMe, elevating greater than $40,000 for Edgar and his dad.
“Now she is a good pal. I wasn’t anticipating to fulfill her, despite the fact that we’re neighbors. However God put her on the trail,” Machic stated.
After Rodriguez shared the story of the 8-year-old, she’s acquired messages from folks additionally wanting to assist the dad and son.
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