Donors Step Up for 101-year-old Evicted Woman in Detroit

Donors Step Up for 101-year-old Evicted Woman in Detroit

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101-yo Texana evicted but saved - WDAM video clipA fund has been created and a guardian angel stepped forward for a 101-year-old Detroit woman displaced from her home by eviction.

A longtime member of her church took in the wheelchair-bound woman, whose son couldn’t keep up with the taxes. 68 year-old Polly Cheeks was a student in her Sunday school class long ago.

What’s more, after seeing the news report about the good Samaritan’s kindness, a St. Clair Shores-based contractor volunteered to build the wheelchair ramp needed at her new residence.

After her belongings were lost in the turmoil of eviction, neighbors set up a fund and donated money to get her new clothes and personal items

(READ the original story at WDAM; or the latest story in the Detroit Free Press)

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