Firefighter Pays For Distressed Woman’s Groceries, Then Launches A Mobile Pet Pantry
January 4, 2024
Today’s good news story comes from Salem, New Jersey.
The idea for “Bo Lends A Paw” sparked when a Salem firefighter performed a random act of kindness for a woman in the checkout line at a local store.
It all began when Al Stell found himself behind a distressed woman at the local grocery store. As fate would have it, she realized she didn’t have enough money to cover her essential groceries.
Al, witnessing her predicament, stepped in without hesitation. “When they rang her up… she didn’t have enough money,” Al told ABC 6 Action News. “So, she said ‘my cats will eat before I do.'”
Al not only paid for her groceries but also recognized a need within the community. This encounter sparked a conversation with his wife, Tammy, about the possibility of establishing a mobile pet pantry to support those facing financial hardships.