The 70 foster kids spent five days bracing the impact of Hurricane Irma in emergency shelters.
But after the storm was over, their foster care community had lost power and they had nowhere to go.
“At noon yesterday, we got a phone call from the SOS Children’s Village Florida saying we need help,” millionaire Marc Bell told CBS 12. “‘We’ve been evicted from our shelters and we don’t know where to bring the kids, and we’re not getting any help from the county, what do I do?’ And I said ‘bring them here.’”
Bell, a former executive of adult magazine Penthouse, is on the board of the children’s shelter. He and his wife Jennifer said the decision was a no-brainer.
“They’re so grateful, just for people opening up their homes,” Jennifer Bell told WPBF.
And the Bells have plenty of space in their $30-million, 27,000-square foot Boca Raton home.
“Today, we had manicures …
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