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Wynne, AR - Yalanda Young Reports

6-Year-Old Girl and Sister Raise Money for Hurricane Victims

September 2, 2005 - Posted at 4:45 p.m. CDT

Wynne, AR-- Everyone is pitching in to help out with those in need due to Hurricane Katrina. Emily and Anna LeDuc are no different, except they are 6 and 8 years old.

The girls were watching the hurricane coverage on television and told their mother, "We need to help those people in Louisiana."

They called their Police Chief, Mike Bachand, and told him, they wanted to raise money to give them food, clothing, and toilet paper.

"Apparently they heard about the sanitation situation." Mike explained when I asked about the toilet paper request.

"These girls truely care about these people and what happens to them. They have the biggest hearts."

Their mother Diya agrees, and says that the girls know it isn't about them, but it's really about the community banning together to help these victims.

The girls have already raised more than $3,000, and they expect more over the next few weeks.

I asked what the girls wanted to do with the money, and they said, "There are a lot of kids that will be going to our school, because they don't have one, and we want to give them new clothes and supplies."

It really shows that there are Good Neighbors of all ages.

 

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