A woman in Salem in the US state of Oregon has been gifted a brand new car through the KFC employee recognition program. The story has gone viral on social media platform Facebook with users reacting to the post in amazement; many congratulating Lachance for her achievement.
Crystal Lachance, reportedly a single mother, had been struggling to make ends meet. She used to walk for one hour from her house to the KFC store in Salem, Oregon in the USA. In her Facebook post, she wrote that she made the trek every weekend for a full year to support her 9-year-old son Rhys. But she does not have to do it anymore when her boss helped her get a car through KFC recognition programme. Lachance reportedly said, her boss had nominated her for the company's 'Kentucky Fried Wishes' program which rewards employees who worked hard above and beyond in the workplace. The car was waiting for her in the parking area with a big red bow. She said that the car will help her care for her son better and open up more chances for her in her own life.
Netizens reacted to the post with amazement with many congratulating Crystal Lachance. One user commented "Congrats girl." "Congrat's girl!!!!! Proud of you And the crazy thing that she worked with user's nephew" said another. Another user commented Awesome!. Another user expressed by saying how happy was she.
"I am so happy for you. Everything that has happened to you this year has been alot for one so gle patent to handle. You literally deserve this and you earned this. I am so super proud of you!!!."
" Is this for real?! Very happy for you, especially that a huge burden has been lifted off you" said another.