Homeless Old Man Helps Stranger Asking for Money, Gets $500, Video Goes Viral on Instagram
- A video showing a homeless old man who was willing to help a stranger with his money has gone viral on Instagram
- The stranger had walked to the man and asked him if he could help him with some money to take a bus to work
- The man did not think twice before he dipped his hand into a tin to bring out some money and gave it to the stranger who moved by the gesture, gave the homeless man $500
The story of a homeless man willing to help a stranger with some money to get a bus to work has warmed hearts despite struggling to pay his $195 rent.
The stranger approached the man and spoke to him about needing money to get a bus, and the man asked how much was enough.
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The stranger said a quarter was enough, and the homeless man did not hesitate to give him the exact amount.
Homeless man gets $500
The homeless older man had initially told the man that he was out in the street because he could not pay his rent of $195.
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The homeless man's kindness, despite his struggles, moved the stranger, so he gave him $500.
In his final world, the older adult said there should be more peace and love in the world, and humanity should trump racism.
Watch the video below:
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"Wow! We truly need to learn from others. What a humble heart, he didn't hesitate."
"Humanity will forever be greater than status."
"Color & Race means nothing."
"Most homeless are honest and giving ppl."
@moriz_666 also reacted:
"I'm glad you helped, but please don't this for a post . Don't put a camera in someone's face in need of help. Be genuine, and do from your heart. Thanks again."
@phenomenalphilmz also commented:
"This made me cry.. Wow, | lost a lotta people. i didn't cry nl couldn't even when I really wanted to"
Nigerian lady picks up homeless retired officer, rents him a house
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a young Nigerian lady identified as Julia Nnena put a smile on the face of a homeless retired officer by renting him a lovely apartment.
The lady was touched after spotting him by the roadside with his belongings and couldn't get him off her mind. In a lovely video she shared on Facebook, Julia came for him again and got him off the road to the house she rented for him.
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Julia said that she couldn't come to terms with leaving him by the roadside. Though not fully furnished, the new abode had a mattress and some household items he could manage with.