Believe Project: $100 to help friend who was evicted

Daily Herald report
Posted1/6/2021 5:30 AM

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

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