With the number of homeless pets nearly doubling compared to last year, a nine-year-old boy decided to take action. Thanks to his Central Florida Animal Pantry, the only one of its kind in the state, a lot of pets are no longer in need.
The response has been overwhelming, with pet stores, schools and people in the community all donating food. During a recent week in December Zach Wilson gave away 1,800 pounds of food in bags and cans.
In the future, he wants to open a sanctuary for disabled pets and abandoned animals.
Watch the Making a Difference video below, or at MSNBC…