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Plumber’s Invoice For 91-year-old Woman Instantly Goes Viral

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Plumber’s Invoice For 91-year-old Woman Instantly Goes Viral

91-year-old who is suffering from leukemia needed to replace the boiler in her home. She didn’t know who she can turn to for help. Luckily, she has connected with a person who has a heart of gold – James Anderson.

Anderson is a plumber and he replaced her boiler and he did it for free!

And when the community and the internet world knew about what he did, Anderson has become a real hero. People knew him as the type of person who would be more than willing to do free work for elderly people in need. Anderson is offering his free services for the elderly through his company “DEPHER” or Disabled and Elderly Plumbing and Heating Emergency Response.

You see, Anderson started DEPHER in 2017 after he witnessed how a repairman ripped off an elderly man.

In his interview with CNN, Anderson said, “It got me thinking about other elderly and vulnerable people — we need to do something more to help the people who need it most.”

And when it’s time to pay the bill, the womans daughter, Christine Rowlands, was shocked. Her mom had a boiler replacement for her home so they expected for it to be an expensive service. But when she received the bill, she was astonished to learn that Anderson offered his service free of charge!

Christine knew that this is something that deserves to be shared to the world. So she posted a picture of the invoice on her Facebook account. You can see that at the bottom was a due amount of ZERO. She explained how this act of kindness happened:

She wrote: “Went to mum’s yesterday and big drama boiler was leaking and I phoned my sister Delta who managed to contact a plumber’ James Anderson.’ He was just dropping someone off near to mum’s and called in to fixed the boiler. I asked how much for the cost he said he would email me the invoice…”

You can also see the message that Anderson left for the elderly woman on the invoice he gave. He wrote: “No charge for this lady under any circumstances. We will be available 24 hours to help her and keep her as comfortable as possible.”

Anderson also shared a video of the womans’ new boiler. He wrote: “Christine’s mums boiler is now being installed for her while she is at the hospital. She will have a lovely surprise when she returns home.

Full lifetime warranty Full lifetime servicing and gas safety Full lifetime home maintenance package 24-hour callout service to help in any way we can. To such a lovely lady it has been a humbled experience and she is now family. ”

It’s sad to know that the sweet old lady already passed away just after she got the new boiler, but Anderson and Rowlands have remained friends.

There is no doubt that even Anderson was also affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Still, he has found a way to continue his good deeds. And because of his act of kindness, he has made a persons’ life so much better even for just a short period of time.

DEPHER relies on donations and crowdfunding, so know that every little bit helps. His company received £2,000 from the Duchy of Lancaster Benevolent Fund, a charity that is associated with the Queen.