Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nice Work! Homeless Man Joins Paint Crew

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Nice Work! Homeless Man Joins Paint Crew

Article excerpt

A HOMELESS man was given a job for the day in a random act of kindness by a group of painters.

He was spotted in Manchester's Northern Quarter helping out the men as they worked on a building on Copperas Street on Tuesday afternoon.

Darren Wheatcroft, who sent in the snaps to the M.E.N, said the homeless man had asked a passer-by for some change, and was very polite when he was told the man didn't have anything to give him.

"I've seen him around a few times," Darren said, "I work for United Utilities so I'm in the area on call-outs fairly regularly. He asked a passer-by for some change and the guy apologised and said he was sorry but didn't have anything. The homeless man was really polite, telling him thank you anyway, it wasn't a problem and he hoped he had a nice day. …

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