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Community gives 183 birthday cards to Palm Beach County grandmother

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Posted at 12:43 PM, Dec 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-30 19:50:33-05

PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. — At 90 years old, a Palm Beach County grandmother just received one of the most meaningful gifts she could've ever hoped for!

WPTV reported last week that Katherine "Kay" Slama wanted 90 cards for her 90th birthday, which was on Dec. 29.

Family members said Slama has everything she needs and didn't want actual gifts.

After spreading the word on social media and television, Global Commercial Cleaning in Boynton Beach ended up collecting not 90, but 183 cards from kindhearted strangers in the community!

The owner of the cleaning company hand-delivered the cards to Slama on her birthday this past Saturday, leaving her overwhelmed with joy.

But the generosity didn't end there...

Shortly afterward, members of Palm Beach County Fire Rescue showed up at Slama's home, gave her one more birthday card, and even sang 'Happy Birthday' to her!

Community gives 183 birthday cards to Palm Beach County grandmother

"Thank you so much, I love all of you!" Slama said at her party. "I can't believe it. Boy am I glad I lived this long!"

Happy birthday Katherine!