After I was bullied and I felt a darkness inside of me, I knew I didn't want other kids to feel the same way I felt.
So, I asked my mom if she could help me spread love and positivity.
And, the more I gave back to my community, the more I wanted to keep doing it.
That's why I started Cool & Dope which is a nonprofit that is all about raising awareness and showing the world that kids can have an impact – no matter their age!
Being positive and giving good vibes is what Cool & Dope does.
During this coronavirus pandemic, it is scary and it feels like the world is coming to an end, but I know with love we can get through this together.
So, with all of my savings from three birthdays and two Christmases, I made 68 care packs for senior citizens so they could have what they needed to feel safe. And, then I used some money that was left to buy 31 hot meals for the elderly. And, then I wanted to give back even more, so I went to social media and asked for donations.
And, I got enough money to buy food for 90 students!!!
But, I want to help as many people in my community get through this scary time. That's why I'm launching the "LOVE is greater than COVID-19" Community Pantry. If you are in need or if you know someone in need, REQUEST A CARE PACK: bit.ly/pantryrequest .
--->>> If I can raise $10,000, then I can KEEP THE PANTRY STOCKED and serve 1,000 senior citizens and families in need during this hard time in our country. <<<----
With your love and my passion to give back, I know we can do it! No donation is too small to help.
***SPECIAL THANK YOU to You Reach I Teach for allowing us to use their gym space for the pantry, H&S Bakery for donating 200+ loaves of bread to the pantry, Buca Di Beppo for giving us hot meals every week to feed our community, and Brawny for keeping us stocked on paper towels!***
I love you guys!
Chief Positivity Creator, Cool & Dope
P.S. When I help people it makes me feel special and beautiful inside. Don't you want to feel that too?
UPDATE (4/4): This past week, GUESS WHAT?!
Thanks to generous donations from Buca Di Beppo, H&S Bakery + Positivity Creators, like you, I was able to deliver 140 hot meals this week. 90 delicious meals went to So What Else, Inc to feed low-income students and 50 meals went to senior citizens at the Churchill Senior Living Apartments.
AND AND AND... we're launching the pantry this weekend (April 4th and April 5th) and giving out care packs to help 100 people! If you know someone in need within 15 miles of Gaithersburg, MD 20877, have them complete a care pack request and we'll take care of them!
REQUEST A CARE PACK: bit.ly/pantryrequest.
We'll keep the pantry stocked every week to keep helping our community <3
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