Sunny Seats: A Little Girl Honors Parkland Victims
May 9, 2018
Ayel Morgenstern, 7, Paints Seats to Honor Shooting Victims
Ayel Morgenstern, a 7-year-old resident of Parkland, Florida, is on a mission to change the world, with her mom Lauren championing her all the way. Ayel first received worldwide attention with her kindness rocks project after it went viral.
Now Ayel has a new project called “Sunny Seats,” in which she is painting 17 seats to honor the 17 victims of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, which occurred in her hometown on February 14.
Ayel shows that you’re never too young to change the world; she hopes to inspire others through her inspired deeds to take on random acts of kindness.
If you want to help her with supplies, click here to make a donation.
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