Homeless man helps woman with gas, she raises over $100,000 for - WSFA.com Montgomery Alabama news.

Homeless man helps woman with gas, she raises over $100,000 for him

Source: GoFundMe Source: GoFundMe
PHILADELPHIA, PA (CBS46) -

A woman who was helped by a homeless man after she had run out of gas has raised over $100,000 for him by creating a GoFundMe page on his behalf.

The woman says she ran out of gas and was sitting in her vehicle when the homeless man approached her. She told him she didn't have any money and he told her to wait inside the vehicle with the doors locked.

Minutes later, the man returned with a gas can. The man had used his last $20 to purchase gas for the woman and told her that she didn't have to repay him. The woman continued to visit the homeless man, bringing whatever gifts, food and clothes she could. 

She says she then decided to create a GoFundMe page in hopes of raising a little money for the man. She set a goal of $10,000 but that mark was smashed shortly after she created the page.

The donation money is now well over $100,000 and the woman says she'll use it to help him get an apartment, a reliable vehicle and 4 to 6 months worth of expenses. 

Copyright 2017 WGCL-TV (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.

Connect with CBS46

  • NewsMore>>

  • Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

    Attorneys seek information on aborted Alabama execution

    Friday, February 23 2018 3:04 AM EST2018-02-23 08:04:29 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-02-24 14:18:56 GMT
    (Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past dr...(Alabama Department of Corrections via AP). This image provided by the Alabama Department of Corrections shows Doyle Lee Hamm, an inmate scheduled to be executed Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 in Alabama. Alabama is set to execute Hamm, who argues his past dr...
    Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins.More >>
    Alabama postpones execution of inmate with damaged veins.More >>
  • Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Emoluments suit vs. Trump now personal as well as official

    Saturday, February 24 2018 12:45 AM EST2018-02-24 05:45:34 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-02-24 14:18:40 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 20, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia on Feb. 23, expanded their lawsuit accusing Trump of accept...

    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

    More >>

    AGs of Maryland, DC expand emoluments lawsuit against Trump, suing him not only as president but in his personal capacity as a businessman.

    More >>
  • Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Trump talks new gun measures, gun owners talk 'betrayal'

    Saturday, February 24 2018 1:15 AM EST2018-02-24 06:15:31 GMT
    Saturday, February 24 2018 9:18 AM EST2018-02-24 14:18:23 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci). In this Feb. 22, 2018, photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with state and local officials to discuss school safety in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Trump could face a backlash from gun rig...
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.More >>
    President Donald Trump could face a backlash from gun rights advocates by voicing support for gun control measures.More >>
Powered by Frankly