NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. - Thousands of dollars have been raised for a homeless man found seriously beaten in a Cape Breton grocery store parking lot.
Julia Hawkins of Little Pond, N.S., set up an online fundraising account on Thursday hoping to raise $1,000.
By Saturday morning, donors had contributed more than $13,000 for the 48-year-old man and his dog.
Police say they found an injured man in a North Sydney parking lot Monday night.
Four people face charges in connection with the incident, including two charges of attempted murder.
Police say the victim remains in a Halifax hospital in serious condition.