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  •      Local student helps feed the hungry by collecting pennies...


    Jonathan presents his check to Tony Cooper

         With the tumultuous year our state has faced, many people are facing "giving fatigue," and feel they have nothing left to give.  While we understand you can't give what you don't have, this young man shows us all that every little bit helps.


    CBS 42 interviews Jonathan about his "Pennies for Plates" program

         For the third year in a row, Jonathan has collected pennies for his aptly named program, "Pennies for Plates."  Jonathan collects pennies from his school and church and donates those pennies to help feed the hungry of the Jimmie Hale Mission.

    Jonathan talks with CBS 42 about why he started his program

         This year, Jonathan collected $700.00 - enough to feed over 350 people!  We are truly awed by Jonathan's giving spirit.

         If you would like read to read the original story from 2009 when Jonathan started his program, click here.  If you would like to donate to help feed the hungry like Jonathan did, click here.

     

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