DERWOOD, Maryland. – Age does not matter when all you wish to do is assist the neighborhood.
That was the objective of 6-year-old Emmaleigh Pierce of Derwood, who spent Saturday accumulating almost 500 kilos of meals to feed ravenous kids her age.
Emmaleigh’s mom, Melissa Pierce, stated Emmaleigh informed her she is worried there are hungry kids.
So what did your mother do? She took to social media and on Saturday they crammed containers filled with donated meals.
“I’ll do my meals drive,” the younger lady stated excitedly.
It was a meals drive that noticed no scarcity of canned donations coming from your entire Derwood neighborhood.
“I believed these hungry children wanted some meals, so I made a decision I ought to give them one thing to eat,” Emmaleigh stated.
It’s an act of kindness that her proud mom stated, it doesn’t shock her in any respect.
“That is simply his character,” Pierce stated. “She has all the time been very caring and loving to others.”
The mom of three stated that almost all native organizations have a 14-year-old age requirement to volunteer.
However when she got here throughout Gaithersburg-based Ladies Who Care Ministries, the group provided to assist the younger lady launch her meals drive.
“The meals we gather will straight assist children their age,” Pierce stated.
Emmaleigh stated she needed to gather 500 kilos of donated meals.
“They (the youngsters) cannot survive, they can not stay with out meals,” Emmaleigh stated.