Strangers help 89-year-old popsicle cart man

The goal was $3,000 to give him a day off. They have raised more than $150,000.

A photo of a hard-working elderly man in Chicago has gone viral and now thousands have stepped up to help him.

Joel Macias captured this picture showing 89-year-old Fidencio Sanchez struggling to push his popsicle cart in Chicago.

Macias says it broke his heart to see him working at his age.

Macias and another man, Joe Loera decided to create a GoFundMe page with a simple goal: Raise $3,000 dollars to give him a day off.

The page has taken off, and has already raised more than $225,000.

Mr. Sanchez doesn't speak much English, but his granddaughter said the family was overwhelmed.


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