Believe Project: $100 to help a 'kind lady' with a lingering illness

Daily Herald report
Posted1/18/2021 5:30 AM

Today's recipient of a $100 bill through the Believe Project is Sonja Chapala of Hoffman Estates.

Chapala said she wants to give the money to a "kind lady who would help anyone if she could." Here is an excerpt of her story:


"A lingering illness has prevented (her from) working. Her mother just passed away. Hopefully, this gift could help her."

• The Believe Project is awarding $100 each day to a 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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