âIf this page made you smile, and you still feel generous and can afford to do it, please consider returning that smile forward and donating to our area food bank,â he said. she writes.
âThere are a lot of people out there who are really struggling these days and could really need something to smile about. We have over 730,000 followers on this page.
“Imagine if only a small percentage [sic] of those subscribers donated a few dollars each? Well that would help a lot of people and bring a lot of smiles! “
At the time of writing, the post has amassed over 30,000 likes and nearly 1,000 shares – with 2,259 people donating to Foodbank, Inc, the local food bank in Miami Valley, Ohio. .
In nine hours, donors have already raised a combined total of US $ 44,367 (NZ $ 62,068).
In an email to Newshub, a supporter of the “Frank the Christmas Gargoyle” page said the woman’s actions were admirable.
“This story must reach all news stations around the world!” the woman wrote.
“The fact that she took a negative act of bullying and turned it into something so beautiful deserves it.”
Foodbank, Inc., the Ohio-based charity, works daily to distribute emergency food to shelters, community kitchens, and other programs.