News Channel 8, December 23rd 2014 – St. Pete company is giving $1,000 tips to 20 people

Published by Megan Singh December 23, 2014

ST PETERSBURG, FL (WFLA) – What’s the most you’ve ever tipped someone?

Squaremouth, a travel insurance comparison website based in St. Petersburg, is giving away $1,000 to 20 waiters and waitresses in town. They’re doing it to give back and reward those that go the extra mile to make an experience memorable.

Kylin Brady thought she was going to be interviewed for a story working Christmas week. Instead, she got an envelope with a $1,000 tip.

“Are you serious?” she exclaimed as she opened the envelope.

Megan Singh, Director of Marketing at Squaremouth, said her team has been going to restaurants for months to hand pick people like Brady.

“These people, they just make you smile. They give you a great experience,” Singh said.

Brady said she’ll use the money for Christmas and to give to her brother, a struggling actor in Los Angeles.

“It’s definitely the bottom of the roller coaster right now but I’m sure it will pick back up for him, I have lots of faith in him,” she said.

In the days to come, more unsuspecting waiters and waitresses will get gifts. Then, in January, one of them will receive a $10,000 gift.

Read the full article online here: http://www.wfla.com/story/27697867/st-pete-company-is-giving-1000-tips-to-20-people