When electrician John Kinney walked into Gloria Scott's home in Woburn, Massachusetts, he quickly realized it wasn't going to be a quick job. Sparks were shooting out of her light fixtures, there was severe plumbing damage, and raccoons were in her home. Kinney and some friends started helping out Scott with yard work. But in order to make all the necessary fixes, Kinney needed more people to help. So he started a fundraiser page titled, "Nice old lady needs help." Within 24 hours, people had donated more than $3,500 and the amount has since topped $100,000. The money paid for skilled professionals to work on the house, but volunteers also showed up along with supplies and local restaurants are even sending over meals. Now, over a month into the repairs, workers have installed a brand-new electrical system, plumbing system, new roof, new windows, new insulation, a fresh paint job, a new back porch, and even new grass in the backyard.
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