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“I hope this brightens their day” 4yo Boy Donates Homemade Snacks To Food Bank For His Birthday

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Jarrett Food Bank
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It’s never too early to teach our future generation the importance of being kind.

Despite ongoing protests and frustrations, let’s not forget about the #KempenBenderaPutih and suffering Malaysians out there. A prime example of honouring the movement is in the actions of a kind four-year-old boy named Jarrett who decided to dedicate his birthday by doing something for society.

As shared with WORLD OF BUZZ, it all started when Jarrett’s kindergarten, The Mustard Seed School, prompted the boy and his classmates to think of a way to help the needy with an assignment called “Fifty for the Needy”. As his birthday was approaching on 18 July, Jarrett’s parents asked him how he wanted to celebrate and he came up with the idea to make his favourite snack for the needy: peanut butter and chocolate sandwiches!

Even at a young age, Jarrett is aware of the hardships that Malaysians are going through during the pandemic and was compelled to find a way to help them out.

Jarrett And His Family

Jarrett, his family and the sandwiches they made.

“I’m proud of the choice he made!”

Jarrett’s mother said they were prepared to buy him toys as they usually do but he insisted that this was how he wanted to spend his birthday. Jarrett and his seven-year-old sister, Maya, spent the majority of Jarrett’s birthday making 50 sandwiches and packing them into containers.

Jarrett

Jarrett also drew up a poster that was put out on Facebook and WhatsApp to campaign for donations. They then went to their local community petrol station, Caltex Setia Alam, which currently has an ongoing food bank where generous souls can help stock up the shelves with food and essential items. The kind four-year-old not only made delicious sandwiches, but he was also able to raise RM2,300 through 54 donors that were channelled back to Caltex’s food bank drive via his kindergarten.

Jarretts 50 Sandwiches

“I am very happy that I got to spend my birthday sharing my favourite sandwich with the needy, I hope this brightens up their day!”

Jarretts Poster

Jarrett’s poster for the food bank

Jarrett’s mother implored others to practice acts of kindness in any way they can. “We certainly need to celebrate little wins and continue encouraging one another at all times,” she further said.

If you have the means to support the needy with essential items and groceries, Caltex is running its food bank initiative at select stations. Drop by your nearest participating Caltex station and donate what you can. In addition to the initiative, Caltex stations are also delivering essential items to members of their communities as a means to support them during this difficult time. For further information, visit the Caltex Facebook page here or simply surf the Caltex website here.

 

Also read: Here’s A List Of Food Banks You Can Find Across M’sia To Aid Struggling Communities!

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