Just hours after 9News aired their story, the Maryborough community bonded together to clean up Louise and Cherish Lavelle's much loved rental home.
The Lavelle's were residing at Brisbane's Ronald McDonald House as Louise's daughter Cherish was undergoing treatment for cancer, when they were notified of the horrible state of their rental property 9News reports.
The tenants had done a runner just days before their lease ran out and left the house unlocked, completely filled with rubbish.
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The impossible task of looking after her sick daughter and cleaning up the house was relieved as a community working bee bonded together to clean up the house.
9News reports grimey carpets were ripped out, the 'black' pool was drained and removed furniture and mountains of trash.
Louise told 9News it's something she will remember forever. " We cannot express our gratitude, it's so incredible."