The night the stars aligned
“During this show in particular it was actually really busy. We had a lot of our original cast members there and then we had one special guest,” said Kyle Tullos, social media and marketing director for The Armorettes.
One of the audience members upstairs that night came up to an Armorette and told her that during her performance, he wanted to match all donations up to three times.
“Whenever it got to her turn to perform, we had the two hosts say, ‘Hey, we have this offer on the table. This man, who is an anonymous donor, wants to match up to three times what we make. Let’s give as much as you can so we can make as much as possible,’” Tullos said.
That performance garnered $341 in donations, which the man — a pharmacist from the middle Georgia area — matched with a $1,000 gift.
After the show, the man came to the back with his debit card. Using a new digital tipping service The Armorettes started with the Venmo app, he was able to put the money directly into the troupe’s charitable account.
“As I’m helping him through the process of doing the digital tipping he asked us, ‘Hey, if you could do these two songs for
August 4, 2017