Act of kindness leads to family reunion for former Placerville homeless

by Placerville Newswire / Dec 26, 2017 / comments

[Mike Luery, SFGate]

Duffany and Cooper grew up in the Placerville area, but she later moved to Tennessee. Cooper said she is eager to welcome him there, where he will be surrounded by friends and family -- and have a permanent place to live. As for the two women from West Sacramento who made it all possible, ...

A homeless man living on the streets of Sacramento is heading to a new home after his Christmas wish was granted by two women who wanted to provide an act of kindness.
"Every day, I would drive past him and I would hand him a dollar here, quarters there," good Samaritan Jody Revak said.

Revak said she saw Alan Duffany, a 52-year-old homeless man, panhandling nearly every day while driving along Sacramento's Jibboom Street.

"About two days ago, I was driving up and I rolled down my window and I said, 'Alan, if there was something I could get you for Christmas, what would that be?'" ...