Sick woman raffles her car to pay for her surgery and the winner returns the prize
“I knew she used the car to work, which was her only source of income. When I bought four raffle tickets, I promised that if I won I wouldn’t have the car. My goal was to help and not get the prize. ”
Celio Pereira is a retired man from Paraná, Brazil, who won a car in a raffle and when he received the keys, he returned it to Margarete Mormul , owner of the vehicle.
Margarete decided to carry out the raffle of her vehicle since she needed money to pay for surgery to remove two brain tumors that were detected .
The purpose of the raffle was to raise the amount of $ 5,000 dollars and thus be able to pay for your surgery. Margarete sold tickets for the raffle and even went to television shows for help.
“When the tumors were detected, I did not give up my life and decided to auction the car I used to work as a private driver,” said Margarete.
Celio was the winner of the draw and Margarete handed him the keys to his car but he got a big surprise .
The man decided to return the car to Margarete because he had bought the raffle ticket to support Margarete with his surgery, he never had interest in the prize.
“I knew she used the car to work, which was her only source of income. When I bought four raffle tickets, I promised that if I won I wouldn’t have the car. My goal was to help and not get the prize, ”said the retiree.
The moment in which Celio returns the keys to Margarete is moving and shows a great act of compassion .
Fortunately, Margarete was able to pay for her surgery and her tumors were successfully removed. Now, thanks to Celio and people who supported her during that difficult time, Margarete is a warrior who defeated a terrible disease.