"Please, everyone, my goal is to raise enough money for him to be able to pay his rent and for food for the next seven years so he can apply and move into affordable housing and show him hope," Effie C wrote in the description.
"We need humanity to win."
Over 1,200 people donated to Effie's "Choose 2 Live!" campaign for Farsoud, leading to over $60,000 in donations.
Now, Farsoud is reconsidering his application to MAiD.
He told Ottawa City News, “I honestly thought by December I wouldn’t be here. So no, I certainly did not envision this by any stretch of the imagination."
“It’s amazing what an act of kindness can do,” Farsoud said. “I wouldn’t have thought it possible the kindness and humanity and compassion I saw, I didn’t think it existed anymore. It does.”
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