A Saudi citizen in the city of Hail placed a refrigerator in front of his house and encouraged residents of the area to donate leftover food to help the needy.

Sheikh Mohammad Al-Arefe confirmed this in a tweet on his official twitter account on Thursday saying: “I’ve always said people of Hail are generous. A man puts a refrigerator in front of his house for leftover food; an indirect act of charity for the needy. Oh how I love you Hail!”

Al-Arefe’s tweet received overwhelming response from his followers on twitter who retweeted it more than 5,000 times, akbaar24 reported.

Twitter users were  thankful to Al-Arefe for posting about the charitable act and hoped it becomes an example for others. They expressed happiness over the generosity of the people of Hail and commended it as a great idea.