Billy’s Donuts celebrated their grand opening in Missouri City, Texas last week on Thursday. The shop was actually named after the owner’s son. After a few days of running the little donut shop..billys dad was heartbroken by the lack of customers. So billy snapped a picture of his dad behind the counter and posted it on twitter with the caption “My dad is sad cause no one is coming to his new donut shop *crying face*” and its like the saddest little picture of this cute little old man behind a donut counter lol and of course..the power of social media..billys tweet got SO much love with over a quarter million retweets!
Billy added the donut shop’s address to the thread and the community came through over the weekend enjoying all the pastries and sweets. He posted a photo of him and his father smiling from ear to ear behind the counter on Sunday with the announcement that they had sold out of donuts before 1pm! He said “You are all amazing. I can’t thank everyone enough for coming out and supporting local businesses. This means so much to my family.” They even racked up a ton of support on their instagram page too before the twitter post they had 71 followers and now they have over a hundred thousand!