Contact Us

Giving Isn’t Just For Christmas [Video]

 

Albert Lexie
abcnews.com

“If I only had more, I would give more”, anybody else guilty of saying or thinking that?

I know I have uttered those words and used that as an excuse not to make the world a better place. One of the great things about the work I get to do is being able to tell stories of people that are so incredibly amazing it’s hard to believe we get to share the same planet with them. I want you to meet Albert Lexie.

Albert Lexie began his job as a shoeshine man in Pittsburgh at the age of 15. Albert is now 71 years old. Medically speaking Albert is what many would classify as developmentally disabled. He is also quite shy. He has a better understanding of the human condition than most of us will ever grasp.

Albert has only had one job, shining shoes. He is the kind of guy you might pass in any building in any city in America. Albert just happens to work in Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.If you ask, he will shine your shoes. He charges $5 for his services. He has donated over $200-Thousand dollars to the hospital. He has done this by donating every penny of his tip money for the past 36 years to the hospital.

That’s right the shoeshine guy who makes $5 bucks shining a pair of shoes has donated over $200-Thousand dollars to a place that helps sick children get well. This is his amazing story.

More From 973 the Dawg

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://973thedawg.com using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on 97.3 The Dawg quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on 97.3 The Dawg quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!