According to local news reports, an Arkansas woman helped spread the festive mood by buying people’s food at two supermarkets.
According to a KARK-TV report, Ashley Ann Jones bought food for $28,000 for people at two Kroger locations in Arkansas.
According to the “Arkansas Democratic Bulletin”
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Before the holiday, an Arkansas woman bought thousands of dollars worth of food for community members at a local supermarket.
As KARK-TV reported, business owner Ashley Ann Jones spent $28,000 at two Kroger grocery stores in Arkansas earlier this week to give back to the community. Because many people have lost their jobs and incomes, this pandemic has economically affected American families.
Jones told the news station: “I thought, I want to buy groceries.”
According to the Arkansas Democratic Bulletin, Joseph Mayo, the manager of one of the Kroger districts she visited, said Jones’ efforts were “a great Christmas gift” for those who work in the grocery store.
Shoppers will “come out and we will say,’Your groceries have been paid for’, and they will be like,’Are you serious? Really?'” Mayo told the Arkansas Democratic Bulletin.
According to this report, the 35-year-old also owns a social media strategy company that often returns money to the community and was able to allocate $35,000 to her followers this year to help them pay their bills.
KARK-TV said, “Do your best,” Jones said.
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