Man in Irish Channel sweeps streets voluntarily to clean up neighborhood

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NEW ORLEANS-- A man in the Irish Channel is cleaning up the streets voluntarily.

Irish Channel resident Rob Morgan says he's noticed a man sweeping the streets in the Irish Channel and Lower Garden District for awhile now.  Morgan said at first he thought the man worked for the city or for a business in the area and it was his job to clean the streets.  He soon found out that the man is just doing it out of the kindness of his own heart.

Recently Morgan approached the man, who he said is very quiet and shy.   He asked him if he worked for anyone and why he was cleaning up the streets.

The man told him that he didn't work for anyone and said, "I love the city!"  The man also told him that his name was Kenneth.

Rob Morgan was so touched by what Kenneth has been doing to clean up the streets that he decided to start a "Go Fund Me" fundraising page to give money to Kenneth for all of his hard work of cleaning up the city he loves.

The goal was set at $2,250, and so far they've raised $1, 951.

Morgan said he will donate all the money to Kenneth and will also give him a new broom, gloves, and cleaning supplies regardless of how much money they raise.

For a link to the  "Go Fund Me" page, click HERE.





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