TikTok star Becca Moore raises over $200,000 for Uber driver’s family after helping recover stolen goods at Coachella festival

INDIO, Calif. (KABC) — A popular TikTok influencer who was robbed at Coachella is now giving back to the man who came to her rescue.

Becca Moore took to her 850,000 followers on the social media app to thank him in a special way.

Moore’s videos have racked up over 34 million views. Like so many other influencers, Moore hit up Indio for the Coachella festival just a few weeks ago.

But sometimes, at a private party, someone searched his bag.

“I went to check my phone and I didn’t have it, and you know what else I don’t have? My car keys or my credit cards — so I’m stuck,” Moore said.

Moore returned to her hotel where they called an Uber for her the next morning.

Behind the wheel was Raul Torres.

“I was like, I just got robbed. And he was like ‘not on my watch,'” Moore said.

Torres took Moore to a Sprint store to get a new phone, which didn’t work. Then he took her to the police station where he helped file a police report for her.

He ended his Uber shift early, taking Moore to Starbucks while his mother used the Find My Friends feature to track the missing iPhone.

The unlikely duo drove to a vacated Airbnb, where the thief had left Moore’s phone and credit cards.

Moore believes Torres was his guardian angel that day.

“Yeah, I think it’s crazy,” Moore said. “It was so heartwarming to have him there because I felt like I already knew him.

During their time together, Moore heard about Torres’ family and his high school daughter Myra who is currently battling cancer.

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While driving home to Nashville, Moore put a plan into action and launched a GoFundMe for her new friend to help raise money to offset medical bills.

“It hit $1,000 in one hour and $100,000 in 24 hours, which is actually insane,” Moore said.

Last week, Becca returned to California to spend time with Torres and meet her family.

Moore said they had the best day of their lives and the family said she stayed with them for life.

On Tuesday morning, Moore’s GoFundMe for the Torres family raised over $215,000.

After the medical bills, Torres told Moore that her dream had always been to open a taco shop.

When asked if Moore would be returning to Coachella soon, she replied “no chance”.

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