Strangers Offer Struggling Homeless Man Some Money – He Refuses It and Has an Unexpected Reaction
“Everyone needs it.”
Mounir, a homeless man living on the streets of Beirut, Lebanon, has become a symbol of hope and selflessness for people all around the world. His story, shared by the organization Plan LB, has touched countless hearts and inspired many to perform acts of kindness.
Plan LB is a group that aims to spread joy and good fortune to those in need, often seeking out strangers and handing them cash, food, and other necessities.
One day, they came across Mounir, who was lying despondently on a pile of dirty clothing. They held out a wad of cash, telling him that people love him and want him to have this money to help his situation.
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Mounir’s reaction was unexpected, and it was what captured the hearts of so many. Instead of taking the cash, he immediately replied, saying, “Maybe there’s someone who needs it more.”
He then suggested others who were less fortunate than he, including “families,” “poor people,” and “orphans.” Plan LB was struck by Mounir’s selflessness and decided to take their charity efforts even further.
After sharing his story on social media, the public demanded an update on Mounir’s situation. Plan LB went back to Mounir with more money, and he had the same kind reaction as the first encounter. His first thought was still for others. Watch the endearing exchange below.
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The organization goes above and beyond to find stable housing for Mounir, as well as new clothes and even a visit from a doctor. They follow this up with a wad of cash, as Mounir is moved to tears. Just like before, he immediately thinks of others who need the money more.
After they insisted he accept the gift, Plan LB agreed to keep the money safe for him since Mounir was worried about thieves taking his money. They obliged, taking their charity even further. Within two days, they had located a home for Mounir. “You bought me a barber, food and drink, comfort,” Mounir said in a video update. “May God make it easier for everyone. Everyone needs it.”
In a third follow-up video, Mounir gets a much-needed shower, new clothes, and good food. He looks and feels like a new man, but as always, his thoughts are for others. “May God bless everyone watching or hearing this,” he says happily.
Mounir’s selflessness is what has made him a hero in the eyes of many. He had nothing, yet he thought of others and wanted to help those who were even less fortunate than he. He reminds us that even in our darkest moments, we can find light in helping others.
The Power to Make a Difference
His story has inspired many people to perform acts of kindness, both big and small. It’s a reminder that one person can make a difference, and that the smallest gesture of kindness can have a profound impact on someone’s life.
Mounir’s story has also highlighted the issue of homelessness in Lebanon and around the world. It’s a reminder that we need to do more to help those in need and to address the root causes of homelessness.
In the end, Mounir’s story is a story of hope, love, and selflessness. It reminds us that we all have the power to make a difference, no matter how small.
As Mounir said, “May God bless everyone watching or hearing this.” Let’s take his words to heart and spread kindness and love wherever we go.