LIVERMORE FALLS — Ann Foss of Farmington believes when you keep your faith strong in the Lord, He watches out for those in need.

She and others are working to better the life of a local man but she still needs help to complete her project, including donations of money and time.

“The Lord put it in my heart a while back to help Harry,” Foss said Monday. “You see Harry’s house trailer is deteriorating and falling apart around him.”

Harry Olin, 63, lives in a trailer park off Souther Road in Livermore Falls.

Many may know him from seeing him riding around town on his bicycle, sometimes having a pipe in his mouth.

He has lived a very hard life, Foss said, and has faced numerous challenges throughout it.

Foss is a self-appointed aide for Olin and helps with his personal finances.

Foss, a bank teller at Androscoggin Bank in Livermore Falls and a member of the Livermore Falls Church of Nazarene, mailed out fliers and made calls to all sorts of people but she kept running into closed doors.

That is until, Michele Coates of Livermore Falls contacted her after she saw a flier, Foss said.

“The Lord has been working through her,” she said.

Coates found a 1980 14-foot by 70-foot trailer for Harry that another woman was willing to donate to him.

Coates also found someone to move the trailer at cost for Foss and her church members.

But she still needs help.

They need more money to help pay for the move and they need someone to move the deteriorating trailer and dispose of it, which will have some costs associated with it.

Olin’s trailer is an older-style small trailer, Foss said.

People have volunteered to donate furniture and other items as well as time.

She is hoping to get more volunteers to help pack up Olin’s personal belongings and the use of a Dumpster to help dispose of some unneeded items between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, at the Master’s Street trailer. Anyone interested in helping may call Foss at work at 897-3491 and ask for Ann at the Livermore Falls branch or they could call her cell phone at 491-9391.

The newer trailer is expected to be brought in on Monday, Dec. 21, or Tuesday, Dec. 22, just before Christmas.

“It’s amazing how people come together for this,” Foss said. “It’s just so exciting.”

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