Many acts of kindness come with the benefit of knowing that the party being helped recognizes and appreciates the kindness which was given. However, memorials come with the understanding that not only will their be no sign of appreciation, but also no repayment of the kindness.
Recently a story came out about a local monument company which went above and beyond to give back to its community members, in an ultimate “payback-free” fashion. The story below highlights the efforts taken by this monument company to restore the graves of Rabbi Abraham Yosef Rice, the first ordained rabbi in the United States, and his wife Rosalie Rice. Their graves and monuments were falling apart from many years of rust, and this monument company took it upon itself to fully restore the monuments and the overall grave site. For the full read, see the link below: