Jimmy and Marilyn Curcuru have lived in their home in Gloucester, Mass., for more than 50 years, both raising their family and owning a business in the city. In late July, the couple received an anonymous note, purportedly from a neighbor, telling them to paint their house and that it was an eyesore. The house had fallen into disrepair after Jimmy and Marilyn both experienced health challenges and related financial issues. One of their daughters posted a picture of the note on Facebook and there was an immediate outpouring of support for the family, including offers to paint the house. A GoFundMe page was created and has so far raised $43,000 from 650 donors around the world.

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