SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – A Sacramento County deputy went the extra mile to brighten the day of a man who recently lost his job.

The Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department says they were recently contacted by a concerned citizen who wanted deputies to check up on a man who lived alone. The concerned person believed the man had not eaten in a few weeks.

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Deputies went to do a welfare check and discovered that the man had recently lost his job.

Deputy Brunnier delivering groceries. (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff's Department)

Deputy Brunmier delivering groceries. (Credit: Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department)

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The man said he only had enough money for rent and utilities. Deputies took a look at his fridge and found it empty.

Without being asked, Deputy Brunmier drove to a nearby grocery store and bought some groceries. Brunmier then delivered it and told the man he’d come back tomorrow to check up on him.

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Deputies say the man was grateful for the kindness and for who Brunmier went above and beyond for him.