I got an email from the Books From Birth Foundation about a fundraiser they were having in our neighborhood. They frequently partner with retailers and seek people to go support the retailer to raise money for the foundation. Its an amazing thing, that they provide children with a free book every month till they are 5! Peebs has really enjoyed his so yesterday we stopped by to show our support, only to my surprise this was like a CRAZY Situation.
I walked into an office building filled with boxes FULL of very nice and expensive things, most were brand new. There were a lot of handbags.. and i mean like 200-300 of them and expensive ones and I knew they were authentic so I started being a little concerned about why all these new things were being sold so cheap.
The lady then told me that her mother in law who was very sick had a home health care worker. That worker was taking her credit cards for a ride for YEARS before they caught her, and they only caught her when she started maxxing out credit cards with a 30K limit. She was arrested, all of her purchases seized and have been in custody until now and this poor girl has storage units full of stuff that it is too late to return to the stores so she is selling it like a yard sale and giving proceeds to the book foundation.
It was very sad to look a room full of frivolous expensive things and know how badly she took advantage of her patient. She must have the coldest heart EVER. I have to say it was pretty interesting seeing ALL of her stuff, I know a lot about her now, just from that. For instance she loves the color pink and anything by BRICS.
So what could I do but my part to help get some of thats stuff off her hands! To give you an idea of the kind of deals I mean... I got a pair of FRYE boots new for $20.
Check out this box with about 45 sets of brand new Williams-Sonoma Dish Towels
All the makeup and perfume was free so CoCo I got you a ton of perfume! I will mail it to you soon! :)
Now is that not a wild story or what?