Philanthropist Buys Meal For 400 Soldiers At Airport

SimchaSpotPublished: November 18, 2015Updated: November 20, 20151,257,080 views
Published: November 18, 2015Updated: November 20, 2015

World renowned philanthropist Shlomo Yehuda Rechnitz pays $50 per meal for approximately 400 U.S. soldiers in an airport in Shannon, Ireland. Here we see him offering words of appreciation to the soldiers right before their meals were bought.

The famous Los Angeles based entrepreneur was on his way to visit Israel with his beloved family, when he saw a group of couple hundreds soldiers that were waiting their flight in Shannon, Ireland.

The business man asked the commander if he could provide the soldiers with hot meals instead of their paper sack diners, to which the commander replied that it wasn't necessary.

Upon Rechnitz's insisting, each soldier was given 50 dollars to eat whatever they want at the airport restaurant of their choosing. This gesture was truly philanthropic in nature, and his only explanation was that the soldiers risk their lives on a daily basis to protect him and his family, and that he just wanted to say thanks for the good service.

It's not everyday you see somebody doing a kind gesture and expect nothing in return, but these kinds of things restore our faith in humanity. The world needs more generous hearts, but at least this is some kind of start.

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