An 84-year-old veteran named Norman Poppe had been evicted from his home. He was living out of his van after becoming homeless. Thankfully, it was only three days he was living out of his van. But, many generous people came to his rescue with offers. Norman's life changed for the better after receiving many offers to move him into a luxury hotel.\r\n\r\n\u201cI had no idea that this would be a development like this,\u201d Norman says, looking back on the situation. When the news broke that Norman had been living out of his van, readers Jeff Grabau and Heather Quist reached out to inquire about how they could help. They were able to track Norman down, and his dog Charlie, to get them both moved into a hotel.\r\nVeteran Norman Poppe gets the blessing of a lifetime from complete strangers\r\n\r\n\r\n\u201cIt\u2019s not just us, It was thirty of us last night\u201330 of us in the matter of 15 minutes loading his stuff up. From the time I found his apartment with all of his stuff piled up. It took me 10 minutes to get a trailer 10 minutes to get back, and there were 20 people helping us,\u201d Grabau says.\r\n\r\nRELATED: Twins Return Wallet Filled With Cash Back To Disabled Veteran\r\n\r\nNorman was uncertain if he should accept the help or not, but he eventually did. Grabau says, \u201cThe 30 of us were pretty much not taking no for an answer.\u201d Norman's niece, Monica Leahr, hadn't spoken to her uncle in a year. She had no idea he was on the brink of eviction. She knew she had to track him down and find him. Monica says when she saw her own uncle on the news, she was shocked and knew she had to do something.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nSince learning of the news of his eviction, Monica has set up a GoFundMe page to support him. She is extremely grateful for all the support people have given so far. $4,100+ of a $20,000 goal. Alternatively, OurQuadCities says that you can also donate to him through his bank. All Quad Cities I-H Mississippi Valley Credit Union locations are collecting donations at this time!