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Get Up DC gives $500 worth of watches and a $500 gift card to help the homeless

We're always looking for ways to Give Back. So we've partnered with Easterns Automotive Group to recognize people doing things right in our community.

WASHINGTON — When Bruce Leshan met Faye Smith back in January, she was furloughed and at risk of being evicted. After he featured her story, donations poured in. 

RELATED STORY: Viewers help pay bills for furloughed workers

This Mother’s Day, Faye gave a watch to a woman struggling with homelessness. 

This small gift created a bond of friendship, and gave birth to a campaign looking to make an impact.

RELATED STORY: She gave a watch to a woman struggling with homelessness, | It's created a timeless bond

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Get Up DC wants to thank Easterns Automotive Group for partnering with us and sponsoring the segment. 

In total, we've donated $1,000 in watches and a gift card to help Faye continue doing good work in our community.

Do you know someone we should help?  

Let Reese know.

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Get Up DC Host Reese Waters

Reach out to Reese on Facebook or on Twitter @reesewaters or rwaters@wusa9.com. 

And, #GetUpDC always works.

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