Boy Turns Lemons into Lemonade To Support Single Moms


Lots of kids set up lemonade stands in the summer. For many, it’s a rite of passage; a first step toward learning what it means to earn your own money. For 11-year-old Cartier Carey, it was a chance to do a lot more.

That’s because Cartier isn’t using his profits to open his first savings account or save up to buy himself something special.  Instead, he’s investing it back into his community.   His goal? Helping single moms in need. With all the stress and financial uncertainty brought on by the pandemic, Cartier decided to focus on the basics: diapers and wipes.

To date, Cartier has raised enough money to donate 22-thousand diapers! 

The generous 11-year-old is no stranger to worthy causes. Before becoming a “lemonade mogul,” Cartier launched another community initiative dubbed “Carti packs”—care packages for the homeless that contained essentials like deodorant, soap and even hand-warmers for when the weather got cold.

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