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Group of 9 Year Olds Raise $100k For Their Community In Minneapolis

When the children first came up with the idea, Johnson said he expected them to raise "maybe $50 or something small.

Young Lexi, Mikayla and Kamryn have come together to bring a little friendship to their town in Minneapolis, their bracelets caught the attention of locals and the internet, resulting in over $100,000 that’ll go towards their city affected by coronavirus and protests following the death of George Floyd.

Kamryn & Friends: Bracelets For Unity & Justice
Source: CNN

“Kamryn & Friends: Bracelets For Unity & Justice” will be providing much needed resources like feeding the homeless and families with resources such as diapers and laundry detergent.

Kamryn’s father, Ron Johnson a former NFL player said “When you look at Minneapolis, there is a huge racial gap in basically every aspect of life,” Johnson said. “It’s not equal. We want to be there for black businesses, especially those that don’t have insurance agents to help them out, to let them know they have people that will protect and fight for them.”

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A huge kudos to Kamryn and friends for pooling their love, creativity and friendship to bring their city some much needed love.

They join the ranks of the Purple Knight in San Jose and several more Creatives, Leveraging Their Skills & Talents During times of need

As the saying goes, “it takes a village

Here’s to escaping average

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