August 14, 2020

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Community Helps Boy With Autism Get A Service Dog

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A teenager started The GivingHope Project to help the homeless population in his community during the pandemic. Liem Kaplan, 13, collects donations to get face masks, hand sanitizer and food to folks who need it. Since May, his group has given away more than 12-thousand masks, 4-thousand pairs of socks and 25-hundred bottles of hand sanitizer.

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An Indiana police officer has gone out of his way to help a little boy with his lemonade stand. South Bend officer Ron Glon showed up at Jaelynn Wilson’s stand and offered to help with the lemonade, popcorn and sales. And on top of that, he pledged to match 100% of the proceeds for the day.

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A teenager trying to raise money for a service dog is getting a little help from his Texas community. Luke Berridge has high functioning autism and anxiety and a service dog will help him, so he’s fundraising for one by baking brownies. People are buying them and donating them to front line workers, law enforcement, and fire stations and he’s raised $4-thousand so far.