What Patriotism Looks Like: A 6-Year-Old Raised $13,000 for Migrant Kids

What Patriotism Looks Like: A 6-Year-Old Raised $13,000 for Migrant Kids

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Originally published by Mother Jones

Hundreds of thousands of Americans took to the streets last weekend to demand the Trump administration reunite kids and parents who were separated at the border.

A 6-year-old boy in Atlanta also had an idea: Make money by selling lemonade, and give it to someone who would help the families.

By last week, he and his family had raised more than $13,000—some through lemonade and bake sales, but the vast majority from a fundraiser on Facebook, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The money is going to the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services, or RAICES, a Texas-based legal services nonprofit helping immigrants, refugees, and children.

Read more:https://www.motherjones.com/media/2018/07/recharge-newsletter-9-migrant-kids-lemonade-raices/

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