HEARTWARMING As Good Samaritan Withdraw $10,000 And Handing out $100 Notes to Jobless
March. 27, 2020
An 62 old Australian named Peter Darmos, handed out $100 notes to jobless workers amid coronavirus outbreak.The Melbourne man drove to his bank to withdraw $10,000 in cash .He then distributed what he called 'lettuce leaves' - to the jobless after the sight left him 'feeling sick to his stomach'.
'These are all innocent people with no means to put some bread on the table for their family,' he told local media on Friday.
' They need to put food in the table tonight.' 'The gratitude, the tears in peoples' eyes, it was unbelievable,' he said.
'I had to do that because these people need instant relief. They can't wait for tomorrow or the day after.'
He added that: 'I couldn't stand to see my kids fed and others starve. This is a tragedy of profound proportion.'
Mr Darmos, a businessman who emigrated from Greece as a child, urged other wealthy Australians to donate to workers in industries that have been crippled by the coronavirus pandemic. 'We shall hand out a lettuce leaf to each person in need so they can put some food on the table for their families,' he said.
'This country has been good to me, and my heart goes out to these people who are really suffering. '
It is reported that Hundreds of thousands of Australians are expected to lose their jobs amid the coronavirus pandemic that has forced businesses across the country to shut down.
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