How the Hershey Founder Left All His Money to Build a School...

How the Hershey Founder Left All His Money to Build a School for Needy Kids

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hershey-founder-w-orphan.jpg100 years ago, the founder of Hershey chocolate, Milton Hershey, decided to leave his entire $60 million fortune to open a school for underprivileged kids.

Today, the 1,800 kids living on campus create a strong family, and learn valuable life lessons inside and out of the classroom.

Tuition for the sprawling 2,600-acre campus totals $75,000 dollars per student per year – but the kids pay nothing. It’s all paid for by the Hershey Trust – with a portion of each Hershey chocolate bar going to fund this unique institution.

Watch the video below, or read the story at CBS News.

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