Katie Cutler (21) asked for help to collect 500 pounds when Disabled Alan was robbed. The campaign exceeded all expectations.
Katie Cutler decided to do something when Disabled Alan Barnes was brutally mugged outside his home in Low Fell in Britain.
- I was so sorry to read that someone could be so cruel that they attack a disabled pensioner. It can not be undone, but we can make the future for Alan better and help with the costs of his new place, Katie wrote, according to Sky News.
The 21-year-old therefore asked for help to collect 500 pounds to the pensioner using the donation site Gofundme. In six days over 24,000 people collected over 330,000 pounds to Alan.
She posted: "After speaking with Alan and his family, they have asked me to stop any further donations to his fund.
"He is very grateful for all your love, support and donations.
"We will be having a little presentation to hand him his cheque."
Ms Cutler's campaign attracted more than 28,000 donations, with amounts varying from £1 to £1,000.
A reward of £5,000 has been offered for information about the attack.
Mr Barnes suffered a broken collarbone in the 25 January assault.
Ms Cutler said to BBC that a ceremony was being planned at which Mr Barnes would receive a cheque.
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