This opportunity encounter between a TikToker and an Uber driver was meant to be.
Final month, influencer Becca Moore was robbed of her cellphone and bank cards whereas attending Coachella, she advised followers in a video final month. She mentioned that when she went into her Uber, she did not anticipate her driver, Raul Torres, to be her hero. After studying extra about his household’s struggles, together with a father and daughter with most cancers, Becca realized she wanted to make use of her platform to assist him like he helped her.
She began a GoFundMe, setting the aim at $1,000. Inside an hour, the aim was met, so she continued to extend the aim. Now, she has raised greater than $230,000 for the Torres household.
And it began with a TikTok posted on April 29 that shared her story and referred to as for donations.
“So I acquired robbed at Coachella and my Uber driver saved me,” she mentioned within the video with virtually 6 million views. “After I acquired in his automobile, I pretended every thing was nice however he insisted on staying with me as a result of he had an intuition that I wanted assist.”