TULSA, Okla. — Generous viewers turn traumatic times for a Tulsa grandmother and her grandchildren into days of gratefulness.
We first told you about Regina Sanders and her grandkids last week.
She was scammed out of her last thousand dollars after clicking on a fake google listing when trying to rent a car to get to the funeral of a loved one and then to a long-planned once-in-a-lifetime family reunion.
Overwhelmed by sadness, overcome by grief, Regina Sanders fell victim to a scammer.
“My life is in shambles right now.”
Regina is raising two of her grandbabies as her own, all on a monthly disability check.
She hadn’t slept since the crook stole her money.
“It just broke my heart. I’ve never been so tired in my entire life, never, ever been this tired in my life.”
But in the hours after we told Regina’s story, even as she read her Bible for her daily devotion, she would be overwhelmed again.
This time though, not by the greed of a scammer, but by the generosity of folks who heard her story.
Folks asked how they could help, how they could donate financially to Regina and her grandbabies.
“God said it was going to be alright, it’s going to be alright, and it’s going to be alright.”
Regina calls it a miracle as strangers donated hundreds and hundreds of dollars to her family, all anonymously.
As we told her the good news, tears were replaced with a smile. One that brightens Regina’s face and lights up her eyes.
“It’s a blessing in disguise.”
One young father told us, “I just really felt…