14-year-old New Mexico student, Dylan Duran, noticed a fellow classmate sitting alone, eating only a fruit cup for lunch. Duran wanted to make sure his classmate wasn’t hungry, so he asked his mother to pack some extra snacks in his lunch to share.
Duran’s mother, Josette Duran, was touched by her son’s kindness and sent him to school with an extra lunch, identical to her son’s, the next day. After Josette found out that the boy’s mother had recently lost her job and they were living out of their car, she made sure to send an extra lunch with her son for three months straight.
Josette is also the middle school’s volleyball coach. Her team put together a fundraiser to help their needy classmate. They ended up raising around $400, and intended to pay back Josette for her kindness. Josette wouldn’t accept the money, and instead she wanted to donate it to the school’s PTA for other students who can’t afford lunches.
We need to see more things like this happening. What have you done for someone else lately? Check out the full story and see the Duran’s interview with Inside Edition here.