- Posted December 12, 2012 by
This iReport is part of an assignment:
Over $29,487 Raised for "The Hot Dog Guy"
- dsashin, CNN iReport producer
Yesterday Clint Tarver, known as "The Hot Dog Guy" had his stand destroyed in Lansing, MI during the union protests. Over-night Lorilea Susanne has raised $9,175 for Clint using (http://www.gofundme.com/SupportClint) and this total continues to grow even though the goal was only $2,000.
~At the time this was loaded, $3,850 has been raised.. 10am CST~
~New Total at 12pm CST is $9,175!!
~ 12pm 12/13 - Raised: $29,487.00
This video on YouTube shows Clint in action, it also has interviews from people who loved his stand (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzfwj7Eb8cA&feature=youtu.b)
Finally this Facebook page was created in support of Clint called,
"We stand with Clint" (https://www.facebook.com/WeStandWithClint)
It is just amazing what people can do for others when they try. I hope Clint gets back into business soon, this was HIS American dream.
(Photo Credit to Nick Hawatmeh)