DERWOOD, Md. – Age doesn’t matter when all you wish to do is assist give again to the group.
That was the objective for 6-year-old Emmaleigh Pierce of Derwood, who spent her Saturday gathering practically 500 kilos of meals to feed hungry youngsters her age.
Emmaleigh’s mom, Melissa Pierce, stated that Emmaleigh informed her she’s fearful there are children who’re hungry.
So what did her mother do? She took to social media and on Saturday they stuffed up bins stuffed with donated meals.
“I’m gonna do my meals drive,” the younger woman stated with pleasure.
It was a meals drive that noticed no scarcity of canned donations coming from all around the Derwood group.
“I assumed that these hungry children wanted some meals so I made a decision I ought to give them some meals,” Emmaleigh stated.
It’s an act of kindness that her proud mother stated, she’s not completely shocked by.
“That is simply her character,” stated Pierce. “She has all the time been very caring and loving towards others.”
The mom of three stated that almost all native organizations have an age requirement of 14 to volunteer.
However when she got here throughout Girls Who Care Ministries, primarily based in Gaithersburg, the group supplied to assist the younger woman launch her meals drive.
“The meals we gather goes to straight assist children her age,” stated Pierce.
Emmaleigh stated she needed to gather 500 kilos of donated meals.
“They (children) can’t survive they’ll’t reside with out meals,” stated Emmaleigh.