Random Ridiculousness: Elderly Man Gives Away Coat Stuffed With $13,000 Cash To Goodwill By Accident

- By Bossip Staff

Who in the dickens told this man that it was a good idea to hoard his life savings in an article of clothing?!?!?!

An elderly Illinois man who accidentally donated a suit stuffed with $13,000 in bills to Goodwill appealed for the money’s return so that he can care for his cancer-stricken wife, WQAD reported. The 80 year old, from Moline, decided to keep his life savings in his closet rather than in a bank because he thought the money would be safer there.
But his plan backfired when he absentmindedly donated the cash-stuffed suit — leaving him unable to pay medical bills for his wife, a Stage 4 cancer sufferer.

A Goodwill spokesperson said the agency searched its Moline store but could not find the money. It is believed the suit may have been sold already. The man’s daughter offered a $1,000 reward for the suit’s new owner to “do the right thing” and come forward.

Dayum, we really hope this guy gets his money back! He’s 80-years-old so he gets a pass for his absent-mindedness


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