Rankin Paynter, who owns a jewelry exchange business in Winchester, Ky., recently took the concept of giving to another level.
After learning his local Kmart store was closing, he bought out the entire stock—around $200,000 worth—and donated it to a local charity that supplies people with winter clothes, according to WLEX, an MSNBC affiliate.
Not only that, he rented out a space to store the goods until they can be distributed to local families.
“What I see is people coming in my store, needy people sell their stuff,” Paynter told WLEX. “It’s bad nowadays. I just told (the clerk) let’s just give it away to charity.”
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