8-Year-Old Boy Pays off Classmates’ School Lunch Debts

8-Year-Old Boy Pays off Classmates’ School Lunch Debts February 4, 2015

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This little boy is inspiring.

Cayden Taipalus saw that his classmate didn’t have enough money in his account to get a hot lunch, and wanted to know if he could help. His mom helped him turn in cans and bottles for money, and raise money among his neighbors. Soon he had $64 to pay off his friend and other kids’ negative lunch accounts.

But he didn’t stop there. His parents helped him set up an online fundraiser and he raised another $10,000! He’s visiting other nearby elementary schools to pay off other kids’ lunch accounts. Then he’s going to try to do the same for all the schools in his county!

He saw a need and did what he could to help. Making a difference isn’t that complicated!

“I just want to make kids have a better lunch,” he said. And being able to do that that makes him “happy.”

So sweet!

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