Matt Kelly, Toys for C.H.O.P.
Matt Kelly spent much of his childhood as a CHOP (Children’s Hopsital Of Philadephia) patient due to rare blood disorder and, since he remembers the joy of receiving a toy as a child patient, as he got older he knew he wanted to do the same for other kids.
So Matt, who says, “I’ve been on the receiving end and now it’s great to give back,” organized not only his friends, family, and classmates, but also complete strangers to collect 300 toys and several hundred dollars for the hospital. His post requesting new and unwrapped gifts on Facebook and Patch reached even out-of-state donors, and Matt hopes to continue enriching the lives of CHOP patients in the coming year.
I’m sure he will ;)
See his story here:
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