Mom Struggling to Support Her Daughter Writes Scathing Post to Non-Tipping Customer

As sad as it is, a viral photo of a receipt with a $0 tip is nothing new. But a viral photo of a $0 tip next to a story about a mom struggling to find the money to clothe her daughter still has the power to break our hearts, even after every bleak receipt we've seen -- and this time, we have to credit this mom's raw honesty and heartbreak as the trigger for our own.


Taylar Cordova is single mom and a server at a P.F. Chang's in Colorado, and in her Facebook post, she says that feeding her daughter is a challenge enough -- even without $187 bills that come with a $0 tip. 

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This. This is the reason I work so much. This is why I cry in the shower. I STRUGGLE to put clothes on my daughter's...

Posted by Taylar Cordova on Monday, March 21, 2016

We hate to think that any kid could go without necessities because someone doesn't understand basic etiquette and kindness, and yet stories like this pop up all the time. How do they not get it?? Service is service, and when tips make up the majority of a server's income, it's beyond douchery to not leave extra.

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But Cordova's post also raises another good point about the obscenity of the minimum wage in most states right now. It's really not enough to live off of, especially when so many good servers' livelihoods are left in the hands of people like this guy.

Hopefully we'll get a solution soon, but for now, we'll just keep getting mad at the Internet.


Image via Taylor Cordova/Facebook

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