A 51-year-old man is moving back in with his parents so a homeless family can live in his house instead.

Tony Tolbert’s offer is good for one full year. According to CBS, the spare bedroom in his childhood home in Los Angeles frequently went to people in need, which inspired his own version of the act.

"You don't have to be Bill Gates or Warren Buffet or Oprah," Tolbert, a Harvard-educated attorney, told CBS in the video above. "We can do it wherever we are, with whatever we have, and for me, I have a home that I can make available."

Tolbert had never met the recipients. He found them through Alexandria House, a shelter for women and children. Felicia Dukes, a mother of four, couldn't believe the deal when she heard it.

"They had a young man that wanted to donate their house to you for a year," Dukes recalled. "And I'm looking at her, like, what? Like -- are you serious?"

According to the news station, she and three of her children shared a single room at the shelter, whose rules prevented her adult son from joining them. Now they're back together.

CBS reported they have all arrived at Tolbert’s house, which will remain fully furnished for the duration of their stay. In the video, Dukes tearfully expresses her gratitude.

"My heart just fills up and stuff, um ... I'm just really happy," Dukes said.

The story comes days after we wrote about Grace McNulty, who like Tolbert, found inspiration to help the homeless from her father. He died in August, and so Mcnulty, 10, spent Christmas Day serving full turkey dinners to homeless people, honoring his wish to alleviate their suffering during the holidays.

Additionally, a barber in Salt Lake City has been helping the homeless for the past 19 years. Every Monday, he gives free haircuts to clean up their look or jumpstart a job search.

Also on HuffPost:

Loading Slideshow...
  • World War II Savior Reunited With Children He Rescued

    This BBC TV show "That's Life" that aired in 1988 connected Sir Nicholas Winton with some of the lives he saved during World War II. In an operation called <a href="http://storify.com/storyvault/the-c" target="_hplink">Czech Kindertransport</a> Winton organized the rescue and safe passage of about 669 Jewish children who were designated for transport to Nazi concentration camps. In the clip, one of the children, Vera Gissing, embraces Winton and thanks him for saving her life.

  • Deaf Woman Hears Her Own Voice For The First Time

    Sarah Churman, a 29-year-old who was born deaf, <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/09/30/sara-churman-deaf-woman-_n_989220.html" target="_hplink">tries out her cochlear implants for the first time</a> with some amazing results.

  • Dads Find Out They'll Be Grandpas

    When a same-sex couple receives news of a grandchild on the way, utter adorableness ensues.

  • Kid Receives Nintendo-64 For Christmas

    A boy and his sister receive the N-64 and freak out. There are no words for how excellent this video is.

  • Kristen Bell's Sloth Meltdown

    Kristen Bell has a thing for sloths. And we have a thing for how adorable Kristen Bell is when she thinks there's a sloth in the vicinity. MUST. WATCH. ON REPEAT.

  • Lily Gets Her Birthday Wish

    "Oh my goodness," Lily tells her mother as she opens up her birthday present. But the gift gets better when the 6-year-old learns that she is getting her birthday wish -- <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/06/girls-adorable-reaction-disneyland_n_998989.html" target="_hplink">going to Disneyland</a>.

  • Soldier's Homecoming

    A <a href="http://thestir.cafemom.com/big_kid/127341/military_dad_surprises_9yearold_during" target="_hplink">military dad surprises his 9-year-old daughter</a> during a school spelling bee. Spoiler: Everyone tears up.

  • Man Learns He's Cancer-Free

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/06/25/hodgkin-lymphoma-patient-_n_1625775.html" target="_hplink">Jake Bouma</a>, a 28-year-old Hodgkin's lymphoma patient, meets with his oncologist to discuss the results of his latest PET scan.

  • Dog Meets Soldier Returned From Afghanistan

    Okay, so this isn't technically "a person" receiving good news, but what's a better example of pure, unbridled joy than a dog who is seeing her owner after 8 months? Gracie is so excited that she starts crying! Keep 'em tissues handy.

  • Marine Surprises Sister At Graduation

    It seems the whole school was in on it. Instead of just receiving her diploma, Jessica was greeted by her brother who recently returned home from Afghanistan during her graduation from California Polytechnic State University.

  • Radio DJ Finds Out She Won

    Detroit radio DJ Shannon Murphy of "Mojo in the Morning" finds out she won a contest and will co-host "Live with Regis and Kelly."

  • Son Meets Father After 49 Years

    <a href="http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2011/10/28/son-michael-hubbard-meets_n_1064094.html" target="_hplink">Michael Hubbard meets his father</a> for the first time in person after 49 years.

  • Justin Bieber Surprises His Biggest Fan

    Paige, who calls herself Justin Bieber's biggest fan, got a special surprise from the pop star when he knocked on her door.

  • Lab Chimps See Sunlight For The First Time

    This just fills us with utter happiness.

  • Misty Hyman

    Misty Hyman totally wasn't expecting to win this Olympic race -- she had no idea she'd won until a few seconds after she'd finished. The look on her face is priceless.