Openly Gay New Jersey Server Stiffed on Tip Will Donate Well-Wishers’ Cash to Veterans’ Organization

The receipt in question. Photo: Facebook/Have A Gay Day

Customers have been traveling from as far as the Bronx to visit also, tip Dayna Morales, the New Jersey restaurant server who was refused a tip by a customer claiming offense at Morales's gay "lifestyle," scrawling out, "I'm sorry but I cannot tip because I don't agree with your lifestyle" on the credit-card slip. Customers and well-wishers have so far left $2,000 for Morales, and the server says she'll give the money to the Wounded Warrior Project, a fund for injured veterans.

But that's not all: The Bridgewater, New Jersey, restaurant that employs Morales who served with the U.S. Marine Corps will match the donated amount. "I never really expected or imagined this could happen," she tells the tells the Star Ledger. The family who withheld a tip probably also never imagined this could happen.

Waitress who got anti-gay 'tip' gives donations to fellow soldiers [Star-Ledger via Gothamist]
Earlier: Family Refuses to Tip Restaurant Server With Offensive Gay Lifestyle
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