Katelynn Hardee, a kindergartner at Breeze Hill Elementary College, overheard a father or mother say she was having issue paying for an after faculty program.
“She began asking me a whole lot of questions and I simply tried to clarify to her that generally folks aren’t as lucky and that we have to attempt to be variety and provides after we can,” Karina Hardee, Katelynn’s mother, instructed CNN.
So Katelynn determined to arrange a stand on December 8, spending her Sunday promoting scorching cocoa, cider, and cookies. Katelynn and her mother donated the $80 collected, which went in direction of paying off the destructive lunch balances of over 100 college students at her elementary faculty.
By doing this, the teen hopes that different college students “can have a snack and lunch. If they do not, their tummies grumble,” Katelynn stated, based on her mother.
“Everyone is simply so proud and comfortable and different college students are already speaking about methods they will additionally make a distinction,” stated Breeze Hill Principal Lori Higley. “It goes to point out that even one small, variety act from a 5-year-old can imply the distinction for somebody of their life.”
Katelynn’s subsequent objective is to boost sufficient cash to repay not solely all of the destructive lunch balances at Breeze Hill, however the “hundreds of destructive accounts” at faculties within the Vista Unified College District, Hardee stated.
To assist in her new mission, which she calls #KikisKindnessProject, different college students and employees at Breeze Hill will host a scorching cocoa and baked items stand on Saturday to boost more cash to repay destructive…