Boy, 7, Raises $200,000 for Haiti

Boy, 7, Raises $200,000 for Haiti

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boy-raises-200k-haiti.jpgSeven-year-old Charlie Simpson from London has raised more than £136,000 ($220,000) for Haitian earthquake survivors.

Charlie hoped to raise just £500 for UNICEF’s earthquake appeal by getting sponsors and cycling five miles around a local park.

He posted a simple fundraising page at, and the donations started flooding in. More donations began pouring in after the story caught the attention of the British media — with many cheering Simpson past the £100,000 mark.

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