Photo Of Store Clerk Helping Elderly Man Goes Viral


A picture of a store clerk who helped an elderly man with his shopping list has gone viral in the U.K.

The act of kindness took place at a Home Bargains store, in Walton Vale, Liverpool, where a staff member was pictured assisting an elderly man.

The helpful employee has been identified as Keith Berkeley, according to Champion News.

“Sarah Ann” posted the picture onto Home Bargains’ Facebook page and it has since received more than 134,000 likes in two days and more than 9,900 shares.

The Facebook post said:

“Just been in to your Walton Vale Store, Liverpool. I stood almost in tears watching one of your shop assistants helping an older man; so much care and compassion, going through his shopping list with him, carrying his bags, getting him a stool to sit on when he needed a rest then helping him to count his money. What a credit to your company this man is -- well done!”

Home Bargains responded with: “This is wonderful! It's the kind of customer service we love to see in our stores! Thanks for posting this - we'll pass this on to the area manager to praise the sales assistant.”

Berkeley’s wife, Anne, responded, saying: “So proud of my hubby Keith Berkeley , well done xxxxxx.”

Sources: Home Bargains/Facebook, Champion News / Photo credit: Home Bargains/Facebook

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