I met Tony a few month ago playing this upright piano that found it's way to Head House Square in Philadelphia, PA. There were about a dozen of people listening to him play and he was kind enough to let me take this photo.
I've gotten to know Tony a little through brief conversations throughout my neighborhood and he seems determined to get "a steady job and a steady living situation"
I can only image how difficult it must be to be homeless and trying to overcome the obstacles to gain employment and housing. Since I can't provide either of those I thought it would be nice for Tony to be reminded that people care.
As a part time Uber-Eats courier I will be donating all of my tips from Today to Christmas to show Tony exactly that.
With each Uber Eats delivery I perform the customer has the option to tip. For those who do and explicitly give me permission to, will have their named signed on the card for Tony as well.
What I'm doing is a very small gesture. My vision is that other couriers for Uber Eats, Caviar, Postmates, GrubHub, etc will consider doing the same. Sure it's small but as the majority of society ignores the homeless it would be great to show someone that some of us still care.