ST. PAUL, Minn. (WCCO) — A Lonsdale woman is spending her second chance at life helping others.
Elizabeth Sammons was born with a heart defect and in June, at the age of 31, she had a heart transplant.READ MORE: Man Hospitalized After Hit-And-Run In Brooklyn Park
Sammons was out at Valley Park in St. Paul Saturday giving back. She spent the last year crocheting scarves for the homeless to help them stay warm this winter.READ MORE: Aromatherapy Spray Linked To Deadly Tropical Disease; 1 Minnesotan Among Those Sickened In U.S.
Sammons and her team visited 21 different parks Saturday, tying more than 1,000 scarves on trees to give away.
“I think it’s a great thing to be able to do for the community,” she said. “[There’s] a lot of people behind it, a lot of support. It’s really nice.”MORE NEWS: Child Hurt In St. Paul Shooting; Investigation Underway
Elizabeth is still paying her medical bills. If you would like to help, you can donate to her GoFundMe page.