animal-pantry-founder.jpgWith 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

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