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Kudos & Kindness

A couple of weeks ago, I accidentally left my purse in the market basket in the parking lot of Grocery Outlet.

I learned that a gentleman, a frequent customer at Grocery Outlet, had discovered my purse and turned it in for me. Grocery Outlet found my home phone number, and by the time I had returned home, there was a message letting me know that my purse was being kept in a safe at the store.

The contents were undisturbed except for a search for my identity. Incidentally, I had more than $100 cash in my purse.

In a world where we can barely turn on the television without seeing “horrors,” it was beautiful to experience the kindness and honesty of this unknown gentleman.

Sir, I hope you are reading this and I thank you most sincerely for your kindness. And Grocery Outlet, thank you, too.

Janet Falter

South Lake Tahoe

Sierra Recovery Center thanks Soroptimist International for the generous financial donation toward our Women and Children Transitional Housing for those in alcohol and/or drug recovery.

Soroptimist collaborates with our agency to improve and strengthen women’s lives. Without their assistance, services would not be available.

Sierra Recovery Center


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