Kentucky Man Buys Out K-Mart Store, Donates it All to Charity

Kentucky Man Buys Out K-Mart Store, Donates it All to Charity

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businessman buys kmart contents for charityA business owner realized, “It’s time to give back,” after years of seeing needy people selling their stuff in his jewelry-exchange business.

Rankin Paynter, who was shopping at a Kmart store that was closing its doors in Winchester, Kentucky, decided on-the-spot to buy the rest of its contents and give it away to charity.

$200,000 worth of clothing, shoes, pharmacy items and office supplies are now the property of Clark County Community Services, who will, for the first time, have enough clothing to supply every needy child with winter hats, gloves and coats.

He also rented a building to store the items.

(WATCH the video below, or READ the story from LEX-18)

 

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