Thursday, August 02, 2007

Baking a Difference

Most of us have had those backyard bake sales, but can you imagine earning $2,855.64? Jennifer Worby, Harly Griffith and Jenna Griffith did. With the help of their parents, the girls cooked and set up a bake sale to raise money for victims of the recent arson fire in MacEwan, Canada. "One lady gave us $200 and she didn't get anything," Jennifer said. Adults in the neighborhood pitched in and directed traffic toward the sale. The inspiration came when their friend lost her bedroom to the fire. "I really felt bad for people who lost their houses," said Jennifer. Other organizations helped too. Victory Christian Centre collected anything from clothes to furniture. The producers of Walking with Dinosaurs- The Live Experience donated 100 new toys. All over people are helping the victims of the $20 million fire. And just three girls made a huge difference in a lot of people's lives. "If kids did this, imagine what the adults would do. We're kind of trying to influence them," Jennifer explained. You go girls!

Read the report about the fire or the article about these amazing girls.

Peace, friends.

1 comment:

Heather said...

Thank you for posting this article!!
As Jennifer's mom I was surprised but pleasedto see this article. I hope that what they did will inspire other girls to reach out to those around them.