A 14-year-old kid in Tennessee has been raising money by bottling and selling his own vanilla extract. He says he loves the stuff, so he’s just following his passion. He came up with the name Vanilla Feeds Tomorrow. Every bottle he sells raises enough to buy 42 meals for people who need them. He’s bought over 27,000 meals so far.
It’s good to know we haven’t lost hope. A new survey asked people if they’re feeling more optimistic or pessimistic about the rest of 2020. And more than half of people who answered said they’re optimistic.
Airbnb is offering people escaping the wildfires in Northern California a free place to stay. The company’s OpenHomes program encourages Airbnb hosts to allow their spaces to be used by people in need during an emergency. This time, those fleeing the fires can book a free room through September 10th.