Filipino BTS Fans Raise Thousands In Donations For Kindhearted Delivery Driver—Here’s Why

His reaction was extremely touching 💜

Filipino ARMYs raised a large amount of money for a delivery driver who had only good things to say about BTS fans.

BTS’s Jimin | McDonald’s

Recently, McDonald’s Philippines launched the highly anticipated BTS Meal.

| McDonald’s

Excited ARMYs were quick to place their orders online, and Benjamin Baetiong, a food app delivery driver, noticed the large volume of orders that day.

He took to Facebook to express his thanks to ARMYs, touching the hearts of all who read his post.

|  @therealkittenwp/Twitter

Lakas ng BTS meal ngayon. Umaarangkada na. Kaming mga FoodPanda riders, masayang dedeliver sa inyo ang BTS meal. Kaya mga BTS fans dyan, go go go go na, order na kayo.

[BTS Meals are selling like crazy. We FoodPanda riders are very happy to deliver your BTS meal. That’s why to all BTS fans, go, go, go, go, keep ordering.]

— Benjamin Baetiong, FoodPanda rider

Soon after, a Twitter user started a donation drive to give back to Baetiong for his positive words. Using the hashtag #ARMYMealProject, fans managed to raise a whopping P45,230.77 ($928) in less than a day.

Upon receiving the donations, Baetiong expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the fandom.

| @Benjamin Baetiong/Facebook

Maraming maraming salamat po. Sa lahat ng BTS FANS ARMY, malaking tulong ang binigay niyo sakin. Super ty ty ty talaga.

[Thank you very, very much. To all BTS FANS ARMY, what you gave me is a huge help. Thank you so, so, so much.]

— Benjamin Baetiong, FoodPanda rider

Baetiong’s touching words are a stark contrast to the Filipino delivery drivers who went viral for insulting BTS on social media.

Filipino Delivery Drivers Who Called BTS Homophobic Slurs Get Suspended By Grab Philippines

Source: Twitter


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