Restaurateur makes heartwarming offer to dumpster diverPosted: Updated:
By Chellie Mills, KFOR
Here at PB Jams, sandwiches of all types are on the menu.
While most customers use the front door, owner Ashley Jiron recently noticed someone was eating out of this dumpster behind her sandwich shop.
"Last week, I had noticed some bags when I had taken out the trash were torn open and some of the food was taken out," said Jiron
While many may ignore those signs, Ashley simply couldn't.
"It hurt me that someone had to do that," Jiron said.
So she put a sign on the dumpster and at the front door, telling whomever was eating from her trash that they're a human being, and worth more than a meal from a dumpster.
The sign goes on to say the person is welcome to come in for a meal, free of charge.
"I will not take down that sign until they come in," Jiron said.
Ashley knows pride may keep that person away. However, she is hoping they will take her up on this offer.
She says it's the least she can do for someone who is obviously down on their luck.
"I think we've all been in that position where we needed someone's help, and we just needed someone to extend that hand," said Jiron. "If I can be just that one person to extend that hand to another one human being to make their day better, then I will definitely do it."