The Hillsbourough County Fire Rescue Of Florida made the good news department last month when the firefighters and their fire chief took some time to assist William Velez who is a veteran of World War Ii who is currently blind to come to his home to paint his entire home on a Saturday as part of the “Paint Your Heart Out Today” which is one way for the firefighters to give back to their community as a way of thanking them for supporting them.
The volunteer group “Paint Your Heart Out Today” does these kinds of job of painting the homes of veterans as their way to thank them for their service of keeping our freedoms alive and well to this day.
The last time that William did paint his own home was 17 years ago by himself since he was younger and even though he was a senior citizen, he was able to paint his home by himself which an amazing feat.
The one good thing that came from the firefighters coming to paint William’s home and installed inside his home new fire detectors was that William and his wife Maria thanked the firefighters for their service of painting his home since due to his current condition, it was impossible for him to paint his home which moved volunteer Ken Forward as well as his crew to tears of happiness for a job well done.
It is nice to see firefighters in many towns around the world coming to assist people in need by painting their houses as a way to gain the support of their community without any expectation of any reward.