Wednesday, March 01, 2006
Shoeshine man gives $100,000 to children's hospital
This is an unbelievable story. Shoeshiner Albert Lexie, in 24 years, has donated $100,000 to the Free Care Fund at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh - from his tips. The man only makes about $10,000 a year and donates another $10,000 to the hospital. What's more, he's got his own website.
Think about that for a moment. He makes $20,000 a year and gives half of it to the hospital, every year, year-in and year-out. Kind of makes Bill and Melinda Gates look like a couple of pikers, doesn't it?
Not to mention you and I.
TAGS: Albert Lexie, shoeshine man, philanthropist