Aaron's Last Wish$500 Tips for Waiters and Waitresses


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Aaron’s Last Wish 85 at Brick Alley Pub in Newport, RI

I was traveling through Rhode Island and scrambling to find someone to have lunch with me. Thankfully Emily, a friend from online, offered to join me. That meant routing through Newport, which was a fun detour. We had lunch at Brick Alley Pub and surprised Dolly with a $500 tip.

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Aaron’s Last Wish 84 at Picco in Boston, MA

The 34th stop on the road trip was Boston. While in town yesterday I finally got to meet Neal, and he brought along his wife and a friend to help me give a $500 tip. Since it was so cold I didn’t want to stray too far. The night before I had a beer at…

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Aaron’s Last Wish 83 at Gas Light Pizza Pub in Portsmouth, NH

The cross country road trip rolls on, and yesterday it led me to Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Gretyl and I wandered downtown and found our way to Gas Light Company’s Pizza Pub. I’d never left a $500 tip for a server at a buffet, so it seemed high time to do so. After a few slices…

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Aaron’s Last Wish 82 at Flatbread in Portland, ME

The 32nd stop on the road trip was the other Portland, where it’s snowing. Melissa joined me (as well as a few sneaky members of the media) and we braved the weather to visit Flatbread Company, a regional pizza joint. There, we sent Emily into silent shock by surprising her with a $500 tip.

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Aaron’s Last Wish 81 at Friendly’s in Springfield, VT

My mom’s friend, Rita, lives in Springfield and was kind enough to host me so that was my stop in Vermont. Many of her family and friends joined us as did one of our longtime supporters, Joie. We all met up at Friendly’s where we surprised Julie with the 81st $500 tip! Also, a special…

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Aaron’s Last Wish 80 at Gusano’s in Little Rock, AR

Little Rock was the last stop before taking a Thanksgiving break at home in Lexington. Jonathan was kind enough to give me a place to stay, so on Thursday we went to Gusano’s and surprised Brittany with a $500 tip!

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Aaron’s Last Wish 79 at Hollie’s in Moore, OK

One of the supporters of our Indiegogo campaign asked that I stop in Moore on my road trip. After the tornadoes that came through the town, she thought they could use some good news there. So I rolled in to town, gathered some people to come with me, and surprised Jessica at Hollie’s with a…

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Aaron’s Last Wish 78 at 24 Diner in Austin, TX

I spent the weekend in Austin with my friend, Tyler. On Friday we went out to 24 Diner to surprise a waiter or waitress with a $500 tip. Whitley was the lucky server that day, and her reaction made it quite clear just how moved she was by the experience.

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Aaron’s Last Wish 77 at The Pantry in Santa Fe, NM

New Mexico! In Santa Fe I visited The Pantry and surprised Annabelle with a $500 tip. I brought along a group of people with me — Joel, who I was staying with, as well as Esmé and Pedro, who I met while they were performing in town.They even contributed the music.

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Aaron’s Last Wish 76 at Rio Mirage Cafe in El Mirage, AZ

The most recent stop on the trip was Arizona. Tony suggested we go to one of his favorite restaurants, Rio Mirage Cafe, so we did. There we surprised Omar with a $500 tip and he had an absolutely wonderful reaction.

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