Retired cop hands out $100 food vouchers in Brooklyn

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (WABC) -- A retired police officer is helping to make the season bright for families in need.

Katrina Brownlee handed out $100 vouchers on Wednesday night at a store in Brownsville.

She picked people at random, and in some cases, gave them even more money.

Brownlee is also the founder of a mentoring group for young girls.

As someone who used to be homeless, her goal is to inspire others who just need a little help.

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