One second-grade student wanted to help erase school lunch debt for her fellow students, so she decided to create lemonade stands to raise funds.
Amiah Van Hill was inspired to raise funds to help pay off her classmates’ lunch debt back in May after reading about Jeffery Lew. The father of three crowd-funded to cover the cost of unpaid lunches in the Seattle School District, where his 8-year-old son is enrolled.
“She’s a really strong reader, so she read the story and said, ‘Wow, this is great! I wonder if there’s any kids at my school that need help paying their lunches,'” her mother, Rachel Van Hill, told ABC News.
The two discovered that at Hayden Meadows Elementary School in Idaho, the unpaid lunch debt was $40.55…
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