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'Layaway angels' surprise Kmart back-to-school shoppers in Dundalk

'Layaway angels' surprise Kmart back-to-school shoppers in Dundalk

A group of customers gathered Saturday morning near the jewelry counter at Kmart on North Point Boulevard, wondering whether it would be their lucky day. The back-to-school shoppers had received phone calls from a store employee on Friday, who told them they could enter a raffle drawing for a chance to get their layaway bills paid off. Instead, the crowd broke into smiles — and some tears — when they learned they were all in luck. Donations from a national organization called Pay Away the Layaway had just paid off everyone's layaway orders, announced volunteer Chris Strub. "Thank you!" a woman exclaimed. "Thank you!" The New York-based charity,...

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