- LaShenda Williams went from sleeping in a store's parking lot to working in the same store
- The 46-year-old woman was homeless and had to park her car outside a store and sleep in it
- Williams found out that the store was hiring and approached the manager to indicate her interest
LaShenda Williams, a woman who was homeless and slept in a store's parking lot, was offered a job at the same store.
The 46-year-old woman was always sleeping in her car at the parking lot, and when she heard of a job opening, she approached the hiring manager, Jackie Vandal, Tennessean reports.
Legit.ng gathers that Williams asked Vandal if she had a job for her and the latter asked her to apply online. The hiring manager hired Williams immediately she applied for the job.
Vandal said: "You get a feel if someone’s sincere or if they’re just trying to get a job to say they got one and then quit a month later. She was very sincere."
Williams told Vandal how drug addiction, abuse and abandonment led her to sleeping in a parking lot.
It happened in January 2020 and Williams has not disappointed in the discharge of her duties.
She was able to earn enough money after a few months and she got herself an apartment.
One of her customers called for donation of furniture, decorations and clothes after Williams got the apartment, and the turnout was positive.
After the story was shared on Twitter by @humankind, tweeps took to the comment section to share their thoughts.
Below are some of the reactions:
Twitter user with the handle @UrbanczykJason wrote: "All the best to everyone in this segment of love."
Another user with the handle @son_patriot wrote: "Another great example of the opportunity we have here in America. God bless America!"
In other news, striking photos showing the impressive transformation of a homeless man have left many social media users filled with emotions.
The man, who appears to be mentally ill, has been homeless for more than two decades.