Girl’s Heart-Melting Friendship With Publix Bestie Gets Stronger In Sweetest Way.

a two-photo collage. the first is of gilnet, also known as high five, leaning down as he smiles and prepares to greet Fiona. we can also see a part of fiona’s mom, rachel, who is walking toward high five. the image is captioned with “we came to bring her bestie a surprise and some big news.” the second dis a closeup of high five smiling as he holds fiona in his arms for a hug.

Little Fiona’s friendship with her local Publix worker is stronger than ever.

Earlier this year, a woman named Rachel shared on social media the special friendship her daughter has formed with a Publix employee, Gilnet. Or, as Fiona likes to call him, High Five. Since a video went viral of him gifting her daughter with her very first bike, Rachel has been planning a surprise of her own…

@snowinginsaturn Update on girl who befriended Publix worker! #publix #fiona #whosyourhighfive ♬ original sound – Rachel Smith

That’s right — thanks to the generous folks who were moved by Fiona and High Five’s story, Rachel was able to raise $10K for this hard-working, kind guy.

In the TikTok sharing the big reveal, High Five can been smiling from ear to ear as soon as he spots Fiona. In an instant, he drops everything to pick her up so he can give her a big hug! Then, the big moment arrives: Fiona presents him with the check, and his excitement is absolutely precious. He can’t stop saying “thank you” as he hugs Fiona and the rest of her family.

Getting such a hug donation meant the world to High Five but, according to Rachel, it seems that the money was just the cherry on top of their interaction.

“But he didn’t care about the money,” Rachel wrote. “He was more excited to see her.”

Watch Fiona present High Five with $10K, and one more surprise, in the video below, and don’t forget to share.

@snowinginsaturn When the whole internet shows up to give back to someone who changed your life. ❤️❤️❤️ #highfive #publix #gofundme ♬ original sound – Rachel Smith
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