Commuter raises £11k for homeless man who helped her at Euston

Man came to the rescue after woman was left stranded at Euston station

Commuter raises £11k for homeless man who helped her at Euston

A woman who was helped by a homeless man when she got stranded at Euston station has said thank you - by raising over £11,000 for him.

Nicole Sedgebeer, from Milton Keynes, missed her last train home on 4 March and was left hanging around alone outside Euston.

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But the homeless man, called Mark, was saw her situation and offered to take her to an all-night cafe.

He promised to return at 5am and walk her back to the station.

Nicole said she presumed he would not return, but he did and even had to pay for a bus to get back to her.

She shared her story in a post on Facebook.

I hope this story makes people look twice when they see a homeless person. Last night I missed my last train home and...

Posted by Nicole Sedgebeer on Friday, March 4, 2016

Since then, she has shared her story on ITV and other news outlets, and set up a crowdfunding page to say thank you, which, at the time of writing, had reached £11,293.

Posting this publicly for everyone around the world who are sending me messages. I am trying to get through my inbox and...

Posted by Nicole Sedgebeer on Thursday, March 10, 2016

She also thanked everyone for the overwhelming support.

Best birthday gift ever seeing how much people have donated for Mark. Thank you to everyone who's helped us hit our target. Let's keep going! 󾔖

Posted by Nicole Sedgebeer on Saturday, March 12, 2016

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