These Two Kids Will Make You Want to Give to Charity

Last year, 7-year-old Lylah saved more than $200 by doing chores and donated it all to Toys for Tots. This year, she has a new focus with her giving:

This year I have been saving all year for the Uganda Humanist Schools Trust. My goal is to pay tuition for two kids to attend school for four years. This includes meals and uniforms. I would also like to fundraise to help with improvements. I am reaching out for your help, please donate and lets change the life of someone in need.

You can learn a lot more about the Uganda Humanist Schools Trust here. It’s a wonderful group of people trying to do what they can to instill critical thinking and secular values in an area where superstition runs amok. If you’d like to help out, you can donate through Lylah’s website or give directly to the UHST.

Focusing on a different issue altogether, 11-year-old Delaney McGowan is raising money for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and her older sister Erin is narrowly edging her out in the fundraising battle. You can’t let her go down like that, can you? Click on their pages above to donate to either one!

No matter who eventually wins, Delaney hit her goal of $250, and for that, she made a fantastic thank you video (in sign language!):

When this is what their sibling rivalry looks like, their parents are doing something right.

About Hemant Mehta

Hemant Mehta is the editor of Friendly Atheist, appears on the Atheist Voice channel on YouTube, and co-hosts the uniquely-named Friendly Atheist Podcast. You can read much more about him here.