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An anonymous donor paid $ 5,000 for groceries at a Massachusetts store, helping the most vulnerable during the coronavirus pandemic.
The donation covered the total purchases made by buyers from 6 a.m. to 7:30 a.m. on Saturdays at the Provincetown Stop and Shop, a time reserved for elderly and immunocompromised buyers to buy their groceries.
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“The client was very grateful to our Provincetown team for being on the front line and feeding our communities,” said Maria Fruci, director and spokesperson for the channel, at Boston 25 News. “We are grateful to have such caring customers and associates. Their commitment inspires us every day! “
Fruci added that the anonymous donor “wanted to make a significant contribution”.
Speaking to MetroWest Daily News, store manager Melinda McCarthy said she received a call on Friday asking how many people had bought at the start of the team. When McCarthy confirmed that between 30 and 40 people were shopping at the time, the donor offered to cover their expenses.
“It was super satisfying for all of us,” said McCarthy.
McCarthy also said there was a wave of appreciation.
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She sent a thank you note from a client who said in part: “Tears of joy and gratitude to all !! We’ll do something today for someone to “pay ahead.” ”