boy-gives-parents-40.jpgA CBS News report featured a boy whose family had fallen on hard times. The fourth grader handed over $40 (his life savings) to his parents in hopes of helping ease their burden.

After the broadcast, viewers inspired by the boy sent hundreds of their own dollars. Once again, he gave it all to his family.

The father used part of the money for gas to get to job interviews, and  has now found new employment.

WATCH the video below, or read the story by Steve Hartman at CBS