Believe Project: $100 to help friend who was evicted
Today's recipient of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Michele Solomon of Buffalo Grove.
She wants to give the money to her friend. Here is an excerpt of her story:
"Although her rent was paid in full and on time, my friend ... experienced a retaliatory eviction for reporting her landlord for building violations. When she was hospitalized before the eviction took place, all her belongings were stolen.
"She is living in a (motel) without a microwave or refrigerator because they are too expensive on her Social Security."
• The Believe Project is awarding $100 each day to a different person with a great idea for how to use the money to do a good deed for someone else. Submit your idea in 150 words or fewer at events.dailyherald.com/believe/.