TikTok Creator Raises $185,000+ To Help 81-Year-Old Walmart Employee Retire

Bryan Dijkhuizen

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The opinion of the author is his own and has no affiliation with the topic that was included. Sources that are used in this article are the following: CBS News and for information about individuals, he used Wikipedia.


In recent years, there has been a widespread trend toward the closing of retail locations, which has had an impact on businesses of all sizes.

According to Wikipedia, Walmart is an American global retail organization that runs a network of hypermarkets (sometimes called supercenters), cheap department stores, and grocery shops in the United States. In contrast to a significant number of other retailers.

Nola Carpenter

According to the November 27 article "TikTok user helps 81-year-old Walmart worker retire with $186k, suspended", a TikToker was able to raise more than $186,000 to assist an elderly woman named Nola Carpenter, who was working at a Walmart in the state of New Jersey and was 81 years old.

The video has amassed 30.7 million views and 4.5 million likes since it first appeared online. TikTok Devan Bonagura utilizes his various social platforms in an effort to assist those who are in need.

Carpenter is informed by Bonagura that he initiated a GoFundMe campaign, which subsequently garnered more than $114,000, and that she would be getting around $110,000 as a result.

From the article: "I'd accept it, but I would still have to work til I get the other $70,000 or $60,000 to pay off the house," Carpenter said. 

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