A Kentucky man was scoping out a Kmart set to close for good, trying to snag himself some good deals on the discounted items for his own business. But while he was at the register, a thought struck him — where does all the rest of this stuff go after the store is shut down? So he signed up to buy out the store and give items to the less fortunate.
The local business owner found himself making the generous move when a clerk told him he could be a power buyer before the Kmart closed its doors for good, reports Lex18.com.
After six hours and running through four cash registers, he came away owning about $200,000 worth of clothing and supplies — all of which he promptly donated to Clark County Community Services.
“What I see is people coming in my store, needy people sell their stuff,” he told the news station. “It’s bad nowadays. I just told (the clerk) lets just give it away to charity.”
Not only did he donate all those items — MSNBC.com says he rented a building to hold all of the goods.
We love hearing about Santas in unexpected places and months. Well done, sir.