Chick-fil-A Opens On Sunday To Celebrate Special Needs Boy’s Birthday

Chick-fil-A’s surely know how to give back to the community and this one located in Mobile, Alabama, opened shop on a Sunday to help celebrate a little boy’s birthday who has autism.

Elijah Sprague, wanted to celebrate his 14th birthday at his favorite restaurant and also make his dream true of working the drive-thru. His uncle, Walt Gilstrap, the general manager at the local Chick-fil-A, and the owner decided to fulfill his wishes by opening the restaurant on Sunday.

Elijah had a whale of a time as he ran the drive-thru window and passed out cookies to around 40 cars, they then went into the restaurant and celebrated Elijah’s birthday with a festive cookie cake. Elijah’s mom Rene Sprague said, “The way people love this kid amazes me. It has truly changed the way I live my life. Loving people with your whole heart, judgments aside and with no anticipation of rewards. Thank you to every single person that loves our Elijah.”

Verse of the Day

[BOOK I Psalms 1–41] Blessed is the one who does not walk in step with the wicked or stand in the way that sinners take or sit in the company of mockers, but whose delight is in the law of the LORD, and who meditates on his law day and night. — Psalm 1:1-2 (NIV)


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