Houston entrepreneur Khaliah Guillory, the CEO of Nap Bar, encountered a problem when her sleep aid products were delayed by the United States Postal Service for the Grammys Gifting Lounge. Despite facing challenges, Guillory took the initiative, packing 175 boxes and personally flying to Los Angeles.
At the airport, she faced excess baggage fees, but United Airlines, upon hearing her situation, generously waived the fees, allowing her to bring all her products on the plane.
Expressing her gratitude, Guillory said, “I am so thankful to United Airlines for their support. They went out of their way to help me get my products to the Grammys.”
This story illustrates how businesses can come together to offer support and underscores the importance of resilience and determination.
In addition to waiving the baggage fees, United Airlines issued a statement expressing support for Guillory’s business, stating, “We are proud to support small businesses like Nap Bar. We admire Khaliah’s resilience and determination, and we are grateful for the opportunity to help her business grow.”
Media outlets such as KHOU, the Houston Chronicle, and Click2Houston have covered Guillory’s inspiring journey, while customers and supporters on social media have praised United Airlines for supporting small businesses and lauded Guillory as an inspiration.
Guillory’s story serves as a reminder that with determination, hard work, and support from others, achieving one’s dreams is possible.
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