Posted on 08/07/2018 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
A Canadian thirteen-year-old has not only started a nonprofit, but he’s also running it like a pro.
Christian Waldron, who attends school in Calgary, Alberta, founded Reading Nation and enlisted his classmates to organize a book drive through the charity, reports CBC.
In just two months, they gathered 3,000 books for students at the Tsuut'ina Summer Literacy Camp.
The camp is a two-week program for indigenous children ages five to twelve.
Waldron has volunteered there in the past but, in CBC’s words, “wanted to step up his contribution this year.”
His goal is to collect 25,000 books eventually.
Read the full article here.
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