8-year-old notices friend was denied a hot lunch due to lack of money, buys lunch for 295 kids


An 8-year-old with a heart of gold. This third grader from Michigan decided to take matters into his own hands when he noticed his friend was denied a hot lunch at school because he didn’t have money in his account.

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Cayden Taipalus, a student at Challenger Elementary in Howell was appalled since he saw his friend receive a cheese sandwich instead of a hot lunch because his account was short.

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His mother, Amber Melke-Peters said, he went home that day and was clearly upset about the lunch situation. He confronted his mother and asked her how he could help his friends so this would never happen again.

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