“The homeless people in our community need a home,” said Cooper. The sisters’ proceeds were donated to We Fortify, a nonprofit that is building a tiny home community geared towards young adults who are homeless, or on the verge of losing their home. Founder of We Fortify, Shelley Jensen, says the two are the youngest donors she’s had!
A local nonprofit. Emily (10-years-old) and Tulah Cooper (8-years-old), were focused on raising as much money as they could, for something much bigger.
“When I see homeless people I get really sad because they are homeless and don’t have much,” said Emily Cooper. Lemonade stands were posted every couple of blocks, however one stand stood out.
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Jensen says it is her hope to have the first five homes in the ground by September 1st. “I just got goosebumps. Not only because it was very generous, but how often do you have young children who are so able already to look outside of their world? At that age that is just phenomenal,” said Jensen.
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