People Are Awesome: Watch This Remarkable Teenager Come Out to Her Whole School on MLK Day | Youth on GOOD
People Are Awesome: Watch This Remarkable Teenager Come Out to Her Whole School on MLK Day – Culture – GOOD
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Faced with the kinds of budget cuts wreaking havoc on school districts around the country, California’s Arcadia Unified School District was pondering layoffs when fifth-grade student Jocelyn Lam approached her teacher with an envelope of cash. Lam had earned the money—her life savings—doing chores, and she wanted to donate all $300 of it to her school to help mitigate teacher firings. “I really hope this $300 will help save the teachers that are about to be laid off,” she wrote in a letter accompanying the money. While Lam’s few hundred bucks didn’t go very far, her thoughtfulness spurred a charity campaign that raised thousands.
AMAZING series of images from this year!