Purchasing groceries in America has never been more difficult than it has been for the last two weeks. It’s been especially risky for the elderly population.
But a 95-year-old man in San Diego California has received some much needed help from the local police department.“It started as a welfare check & ended with spirits being raised for all. After the police performed their welfare check, the officers noticed that the man, whom they identified as “Mr. Teo”, could use some groceries,” the police department wrote on Twitter. “So Sgt. Holslag and his team decide to go the extra mile and lend a helping hand.”
The officers went out to a local grocery to pick up a number of items – including “non-perishable foods, milk, and paper towels” according to Fox News. And they also bought him a home-cooked meal from a local restaurant.
It started as a welfare check & ended with spirits being raised for all, including “Mr Teo” a 95-yr old widower in need of some help.
Southern Division’s Sgt Holslag & his team saw a need, filled it & even partnered with Golden House restaurant on Palm Ave! This is how we win. pic.twitter.com/lp8ge24rUk
— San Diego Police Department (@SanDiegoPD) March 24, 2020
The kindness and compassion of folks like the San Diego Police Department makes America great.