Eighth Grader Raises $2700 to Buy Wheelchair for 10-Year-Old

Eighth Grader Raises $2700 to Buy Wheelchair for 10-Year-Old

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When a neighbor’s expensive wheelchair was stolen, Ryan Czech wanted to help — but how much of a difference can an eighth-grader make? It turns out, he was able to buy her a new chair within a single day.

His 10-year-old neighbor, Jerylyn, has Cerebral Palsy and needs a stroller-style wheelchair to get around. They’re expensive — more than $2,300.boy-on-swing-CC-GonzaloDiazFornaro

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Ryan’s mother helped him set up a GoFundMe page to raise the money and in just 24 hours, his page had raised more than enough — a total of $2,763 before the campaign was closed.

“We met our goal and Jerylyn will get her new orange wheelchair/stroller,” Czech posted on the fundraising page. “We can’t wait. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts.”

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