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.”