Summary Box: Orphanage attack yields donations

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ONLINE SUPPORT: Users of the website Reddit donated more than $80,000 to help upgrade a Kenya orphanage’s defenses following an attack there.

WHERE FROM: More than 3,600 people donated from all 50 U.S. states and 46 countries. One donation came in from the USS Mount Whitney.

ABOUT THE ATTACK: Anthony Omari took a machete to the face while defending the orphanage from attacking thieves. The donations came after a Penn State student posted a photo of Omari and his zipper-like scar.