Derlin Newey is 89 years old, and when social security alone wouldn’t cover his bills, he got a job delivering pizza. He quickly became a customer favorite, often requested by name.
One of Derlin’s frequent customers, the Valdez family, posted videos of their favorite pizza delivery man on Tik Tok. Derlin’s story went viral among the Valdez family’s followers. Many even reached out asking how they could donate money to help with his bills.
The Valdezes took up a collection for Derlin via Venmo, and were able to raise over $12,000 dollars!
Here’s the emotional moment when the Valdez family presented Derlin with the check…
Jenny Bender is one third of the Kicks Wake Up Krew on Kicks 99 in Augusta, Georgia, along with Cash & Dub. She's married to Chris Bender and is doting dog mom to their two rescue fur babies, Mary Poppins Bender & Truly Scrumptious Bender. Jenny is a karaoke queen who loves Jesus, country music, cheese, and the color pink.