A 6-year-old Massachusetts boy with a big heart recently donated $900 to help police families in need. Ahead of his sixth birthday back in March, Mason Adams told his parents that instead of presents, he wanted to raise money for the Gloucester Police Department.
Mason created a GoFundMe page that raised $900 dollars for an organization called Cops for Kids with Cancer, which provides financial support to police families with children battling cancer. According to Cops for Kids with Cancer’s website, the charity has given $2.5 million to more than 500 families in recent years.
— Nicole Jacobs (@NicoleJacobsWBZ) June 1, 2017
Speaking to local news station WBZ-TV, Mason’s mother, Gretchen Adams, explained that her son has long been curious about cancer and the people it affects.
“His response was, ‘That stinks, kids shouldn’t be sick,’” she told WBZ.
Last Thursday, Mason hand-delivered a check for $900 to the Gloucester Police Department and received a special citation from Gloucester Mayor Sefatia Romeo Theken.
— Sefatia Romeo Theken (@STheken) June 1, 2017
For Mason, however, the giving doesn’t stop there. He recently set a goal of visiting six children in the hospital and purchasing toys for them.
The 6-year-old hero, who wants to be a police officer when he grows up, is well on his way with an already-stellar track record of community service.
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