22-Year-Old Student Raises Over R940k for Homeless Man Who Gave Her R61 to Get Home When She Was Stranded

22-Year-Old Student Raises Over R940k for Homeless Man Who Gave Her R61 to Get Home When She Was Stranded

  • A man's continuous act of kindness has brought about a life-changing gesture his way as a result of rendering help to a stranger
  • The homeless man had offered his last R61 to a stranded 22-year-old university student to get home
  • The young lady was surprised by his selflessness and raised the sum of R941 124 for the kind man

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A man moved from being homeless to having millions thanks to an act of kindness he showed a lady in distress.

Understanding Compassion reports that the homeless man named Robbie offered R61 to a lady who had lost her ATM card after a night outing and lacked the means to get home.

Homeless man helps stranded university student with his last N1706, she raises N26m for him in appreciation
The university student was touched by the man's act of kindness Photo Credit: Understanding Compassion
Source: UGC

The money, though little, happened to be Robbie's last at that time. The amazed university student identified as Dominique Harrison-Bentzen turned down the offer and found her way home.

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She sought the man the following week

Dominique searched for the man the following week and learnt of his plight and how he still rendered help notwithstanding, this further melted her heart.

The student was said to have launched a campaign on a donation page to raise money for Robbie, Understanding Compassion reports.

The effort proved successful beyond expectation as she had only wanted to raise R10 279 but got R941 124 as people were touched by Robbie's kind personality.

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Formerly homeless lady gifts four families new homes

Meanwhile, Briefly News previously reported that a lady who was kicked out of the house by her parents had gifted four homeless families new homes.

The lady identified as Jessica Pearce was touched by the growing number of people who sleep on the streets and sought to make an impact.

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She and her husband had reached out to some of the affected families during last Christmas to get a first-hand feeler of what it was like. The couple started their kind act with a man whose kids were with his former partner because he was homeless.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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