7-Year-Old Girl who Raised N1.7m to Get Lunch for Her Classmates who Couldn't Afford Meals Celebrated Online

7-Year-Old Girl who Raised N1.7m to Get Lunch for Her Classmates who Couldn't Afford Meals Celebrated Online

  • Emauni Jeanise Manley was a second-grader in Charles County, Maryland, when she helped raise funds to get lunch for her colleagues
  • At the time, some of her mates couldn't afford to pay for their lunch and had cheese sandwiches instead
  • After learning about their situation, she teamed up with her mum to raise over $4,300 (N1,778,050) to pay for their lunches

Emauni Jeanise Manley helped raise over $4,300 (N1,778,050) in cash to pay for the lunches of her mates who couldn't afford it.

At the time, Manley was a 7-year-old second-grader in Charles County, Maryland in the United States of America.

Second-grader raises money for classmates who cannot afford lunch
How 2nd Grader Raised Money For Classmates Who Cannot Afford Lunch Photo credit: Emauni Manley
Source: UGC

The young girl told NBC that she noticed some of her classmates were having only cheese sandwiches in their lunch.

Teaming up with her mom

After learning about some of her classmates not being able to afford lunch, she consulted with her mother, Rosalynd Manley, who is also a teacher in her school.

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The pair teamed up to raise funds on Facebook towards helping deprived kids in her school who couldn't afford to pay for their lunch.

Their initiative received support from hundreds of people who donated money towards their project.

Exceeding expectations

The duo initially targeted to raise $800 (N330,800), but within a week, they raised over $4,300 (N1,778,050), said Total News 24.

Manley became an author at the age of five and she is already making a difference in the lives of her classmates.

She is also a model and an entrepreneur with her own clothing line, EmauniJ Collection, a T-shirt line she designs herself.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a kind boy had put a smile on the face of his classmate who wore the same clothes to school.

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The helper stated that he does not want the boy’s name in the media as he shared how he was a big subject of ridicule among his peers.

The kind boy said to his classmate:

“You got joggers, these are all Nike, Adidas and Hollister shirts. A Hollister sweatshirt, it’s all really nice. And you have more joggers in here. And, I even bought you a Champion sweatshirt, so… this is yours. And… this is all yours bro. You can keep the bag.”

Source: Legit.ng

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