GoodNews UPDATE: She Purchased Hotels For Homeless, Ellen Gives Her $50k

Good News Update: The Chicago woman who bought hotel rooms for homeless people during last week’s polar vortex was on Ellen. Her name is Candace Payne and she’s a real estate developer. She paid for 72 rooms for 5 nights and got 120 people off the streets and out of the cold. Ellen gave her $50,000! She says she’ll use the money for her new non-profit, to provide homeless people with temporary and permanent housing.

 

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