Police Officer Buys Groceries for Elderly Woman and Disabled Son amid Coronavirus Pandemic
A police officer from Rhode Island restored faith in humanity for the whole world. During this coronavirus pandemic she did her part in hepling those in need.
It all started when the Warick Police Department received a call on Friday that an 87-year-old woman and her disabled son were at home without food. In that moment officer Jill Marshall was quick to respond and help.
The call came from West Bay Community action, a service organization. They explained that they were unable to help the elderly woman get groceries until Monday.
The following day, Officer Marshall, who works in the Community Services Division, conducted a welfare check on the family, asked for her grocery list and volunteered to do the shopping for the woman, her son and even their cat.
But this is not everything. The fact that many offered to help pay for groceries during her trip to the local store shows us that the world is full of good people.
The supermarket for example covered $25 of the groceries and other customers donated enough money to pay for $100 worth of food.
“I was ready to use my own money to help them but the generosity of those shopping and the supermarket paid for her list. I would have never left them and make them wait for food. That’s just not humane,” Marshall said adding that she felt “grateful and appreciative for those who overheard me and just pulled out their wallet to help.”
Last night a call came in from West Bay Community action that an 87 year old had called in because she had no food in…
Gepostet von Warwick Police Department am Samstag, 28. März 2020