Money is not my master. I'm out here for a purpose: to help someone.
Curtis Jackson, Homeless in Chicago

Homeless Man Bails out Banker

Homeless Man Bails out Banker

May 13, 2011-- A year ago, everything was going right for her: a good job at a bank in the suburbs and a safe home. But last year, she lost that -- and with her 10-year-old, had to move into a truck. Police threatened to take away her son until she found a safer alternative, so she moved into a hotel for a few nights to sort things out. That's when her angel showed up. A man named Curtis Jackson paid her hotel bill day after day, everyday. It turns out that Curtis isn't a big shot. He himself is homeless. But while on the street, he had always been treated by her with dignity and kindness; so in her time of need, he started raising money for her by panhandling on the streets -- $9,000 since December. (22622 reads)


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