“Feels really different to help someone who you know is down on their luck,” said Jere Burton, owner of Sun Valley Automotive.
“It was the right thing to do,” Butler said. “Because at any point in time in our lives anyone of us can be in that same situation, offering assistance to another human being is the right thing to do.”
The police department is working to help Schweikhard and his daughter find more permanent housing.
“I think it’s awesome,” Schweikhard said. “I think it’s really cool — very unexpected, but very cool.”