Eight-year-old donates birthday money to the Red Cross

Most 8-year-olds wants video games or a new bike for their birthday.

Martha Connor wanted to make a difference.

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On Thursday, June 24, 8-year-old Martha presented the American Red Cross with a check for $200. Martha celebrated her birthday in April. Instead of receiving gifts, she said wanted to make a donation to the American Red Cross. Martha asked all of her guests to make a donation.

“Martha has a big heart, and I hope she will be an inspiration to others,” said Hope Martin, volunteer coordinator for the Greater Carolinas Chapter of the American Red Cross.

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