Photo of homeless man changing a woman’s flat tire sparks outpouring of love online as restaurant owner that posted it calls on people to ‘put a face to those you’re judging’

A photo of a homeless man changing a woman’s tire in Utah has captured the hearts and minds of those who see it, as it spreads a message of love. Jessie Jean’s Coffee Shop in the town of Ogden posted a picture of the good deed being performed just outside the cafe on Monday.

‘I just wanted them to put a face to who they are judging,’ said Anna Davidson to KTSU, who co-owns Jessie Jean’s with her husband Ron. A homeless man is touching hearts across social media after a photo of a man called Chuck changing a woman’s car tire went viral.

A homeless man is touching hearts across social media after a photo of a man called Chuck changing a woman’s car tire went viral Chuck, 56, was in prison for many years but is looking to make a positive change.

“Hey, here you go, that’s one of those folks you want us to hide away somewhere where we can’t see them.

“‘Anna hopes the picture that she posted will this helps to spread kindness and make people think twice before they walk past a homeless person.’Looked out the window to see this happening. This is Chuck .. he’s homeless and works his ass off helping every day in the cafe. This is “one of those people” that get labeled.

Ya know the ones everyone wants outta sight, outta mind..,’ Anna wrote in the Facebook posting. ‘I didn’t see anyone else out helping this young lady, just Chuck .. the homeless guy.. thank you Chuck.

‘Anna Davidson says she witnessed the good deed outside her restaurant and posted the photoAnna Davidson says she witnessed the good deed outside her restaurant and posted the photoDavidson says she decided to share the picture to Facebook on Monday with a message about the man who stepped in to help a stranger.

Davidson says she decided to share the picture to Facebook on Monday with a message about the man who stepped in to help a strangerJessie Jean’s on Historic 25th in Ogden, Utah is a family owned and operated home-style cafe ‘serving up food, coffee & kindness one cup at a time, one meal at a time,’ the owners sayJessie Jean’s on Historic 25th in Ogden, Utah is a family owned and operated home-style cafe ‘serving up food, coffee & kindness one cup at a time, one meal at a time,’ the owners say’We need to look at each person’s story one by one and start seeing people for who they are, people,’ she said.

Despite having a difficult life, Chuck is always helping people according to the Davidson’s. Chuck told the station that he was in prison for many years which led to years of violence and then even more time spent behind bars.

Chuck, who is 56, says he is ready for a change. ‘I wouldn’t be right here, right now, if wasn’t for them two,’ Chuck said, referring to the Davidson’s.

Co-owner of the restaurant, Ron, was homeless for more than two years and has an insight as to what living on the street entailsCo-owner of the restaurant, Ron, was homeless for more than two years and has an insight as to what living on the street entails’I am as old as they are, and I would be proud to call them ma and pa,’ Chuck said.

Chuck helps out around the restaurant in order to earn his next meal.The picture has generated hundreds of comments on Facebook.Despite having a difficult life, Chuck is always helping people according to the Davidson’s.

Chuck helps out around the restaurant in order to earn his next meal and is now looking for housing Despite having a difficult life, Chuck is always helping people according to the Davidson’s.

Chuck helps out around the restaurant in order to earn his next meal and is now looking for housing’Never judge a book by its cover.

I hope he continues down the right path,’ wrote one poster. ‘The people who have the least, are typically the ones who give the most. I’d like to meet Chuck,’ said another.’This is inspiring! I hope that everyone who looks at this post remembers that homeless people are still people, they are just down on their luck at this time,’ wrote another Facebook user.

Such generosity is part of the Davidson’s personal mission to help those less fortunate.

Each week they feed 20 homeless people as part of their ‘pay it forward meals’ scheme.For $6.25 customers are able to purchase a meal to help the hungry.

Restaurant owner, Ron, was homeless for more than two years and has an insight as to what living on the street entails.

‘I know what it’s like to be out there when it’s cold, I know what it’s like to be out there when it’s hot, I know what it’s like to be out there hungry,’ Ron said who now wants to ‘give back’ to others.

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