Have you experienced or heard of the contribution of what some have referred to as “Secret Santas” or “layaway angels”? Share your stories with Patch.
A store in Providence, R.I., recently saw an anonymous individual pay off the layaway balances of eight strangers. During a week earlier this month in D'Iberville, Miss., 35 layaway bills were paid off at a Walmart. We’re wondering if there have been any such stories in Dallas or Hiram. Have you experienced or heard of the contribution of what some have referred to as “Secret Santas” or “layaway angels”—those who pay off the layaway balance belonging to someone they don’t know? Has a Good Samaritan helped you in some other way this holiday season? Share your stories in the comments or email them to Editor Jon Gargis at email@example.com and we may follow up with you in the coming days.
Nathan Geyer was recognized for returning the cash and personal information a local resident lost this summer.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, December 9, 2012
According to a Paulding County Sheriff’s Office news release, on June 1 of this year, Paulding resident Madison White left her residence in the late evening hours to go on vacation with her family. When she arrived at her vacation destination, she realized something that every traveler fears—that she had lost all of her vacation money. White was unsure where she lost the satchel that contained more than $1,900 cash as well as Social Security cards, bank account information and other personal information. Since she did not know where she lost her belongings, she did not know where to begin the search. She thought the belongings were gone forever. About 6:50 a.m. on June 2, Nathan Geyer was on his way to work when he noticed a small satchel …