Talk about heroes that do not wear capes, Angela Nguyen is definitely one of them. Angela, a pizza delivery driver in her community, took it upon herself to help save one of her customers, Lee Haase. He had a habit of buying pizza on Saturday nights which had made him a regular customer of the Nguyen’s.
Lee Haase’s Poor Living Conditions
Mr. Lee, who had made an old 12-foot camper his home after devastating storms destroyed his former residence. He had also lost his son to an accident which culminated to him giving up on life. The small camper which Lee lived in was too far from being described a ‘home.’ Angela’s daughter, Sarah who also helped her mother in the pizza delivery business had come to know about Lee’s poor leaving living conditions. She informed her mother about what she had learnt, this made Angela probe further only to discover that Lee’s camper had no power supply, flowing water nor a heater. As winter drew nigh, the old man could not be protected from the harsh atmospheric conditions that are associated with such cold months. Angela was ready to help Lee Haase and little did she know that such act of kindness will save this man’s life.
A Desire to Help Led to Something Bigger
Angela’s desire to help Mr. Lee and alleviate the poor condition he was in turned out to be a life-transforming experience for Lee. She swung into action by getting a heater for Lee’s camper. Angela did not stop there, she went ahead to create a GoFundMe account and sought for support both within her community and through social media to help improve Lee’s living conditions. This action yielded positive results as both known associates of Angela and stranger from different corners of the world supported Angela’s mission and a total of $32,000 was realized. The money was enough to get Lee Haase a befitting trailer, clothes and foodstuff. Lee could finally leave the small old camper.
The news of how Angela, a pizza delivery driver had gone out of her way to help a lonely old man in a small camper went viral. The kindness Lee received was overwhelming and he confessed that “such joy was hard to explain”. Various reactions also came in from around the globe with people showering encomiums on the Nguyen’s for transforming Lee’s life.