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November 21, 2023

Deborah Orler isn’t sure how much time her new heart has given her, but she sure knows how she plans on spending that time. Garvin Thomas reports.


March 9, 2022

A San Mateo woman has made giving a way of life, after she herself got a second chance at life.
Find the homeless. Bring them joy. It has been part of Deborah Orler's weekend routine for the last 12 years.
On this particular day, she's handing out donated doughnuts and sandwiches in San Francisco's Tenderloin....


Nov 10, 2021

‘We're Put on This Earth to Give': Peninsula Woman Turns Troubled Life Around, Focuses on Helping Others

After decades of addiction as well as complications from a heart transplant, Deborah Orler feels like she’s been given a second (and third) chance at life. And she knows just what she’s going to do with it. Garvin Thomas reports.

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Deborah Orler serves up humanity to Bay Area homeless every weekend for 12 years


Nov 13, 2021

The Bay Area’s homeless crisis ranks amongst the worse in the United States. According to the Bay Area Economic Institute, there are over 28,000 facing homelessness here. The large homeless population combined with a lack of temporary shelter and subsidized housing options has created a humanitarian crisis. One Belmont woman, Deborah Orler, has personally served meals to the homeless every weekend for the past 12 years.

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