Teacher Raises $30,000 to Help Pay off Student Lunch Debt
When teacher Brandy Young of Godley Elementary School in Godley, Texas, heard that her students had accumulated a large amount of lunch debt, she decided to take action. After learning that the school district had a $30,000 debt, she set out to raise the money to pay it off.
Young started a GoFundMe page and spread the word to her friends and family. She was overwhelmed by the response and was able to raise the full amount in just five days. “I was so moved by the generosity of people,” Young said in an interview. “It’s amazing how much people care about children and their education.”
The GoFundMe page has since been closed, but Young still has plans to help the students in her district. She plans to use the money to help pay for school supplies, field trips, and other educational needs. “I want to make sure that all of our students have the opportunity to learn and grow,” Young said.
Young’s story has inspired many people and has shown the power of giving. Her efforts have made a huge difference in the lives of her students and their families. She has also shown that teachers can make a huge impact in their communities.
Young’s story has been shared all over the world, and her efforts have been recognized by many organizations. She has been featured on national news outlets, and she has even been invited to speak at the White House.
Young’s story is an inspiration to us all. It shows that one person can make a difference and that we can all do our part to help those in need.