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This Irish 8-Year-Old Spent Her Communion Money On Food For The Homeless

By mariemadden

May 24, 2017 at 12:27pm


Homelessness continues to be a growing problem in Ireland and we all like to contribute in our own way to easing the current crisis.

However, this story of an eight-year-old's kind gesture is one of the sweetest and most thoughtful things we've come across.

According to Dublin Live, little Katie-Sarah Jones from Dunboyne had become increasingly upset about the plight of the homeless and seized her opportunity to make a contribution following her Holy Communion.

Having collected €150 from relatives and well-wishers, she informed her mum Sinead that she wanted to spend the money on "cakes and crisps" for those who were living on the streets.

"So she made her Communion with Dunboyne Junior Primary School on Saturday and on Sunday we went to Blanchardstown to buy food. She spent €150 of her own money on food for the homeless. We also brought them some lasange. I'm just so proud," she told the website.

Katie-Sarah went on to give the food to Feed Our Homeless Inner City Dublin, who were understandably thrilled with the gesture.

After a tough week, stories like this would renew your faith in humanity.

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