Kicker: Baking cookies for a good cause

NICK EICHER, HOST: While many 5-year-olds this time of year are trying to sneak a peek at the presents under the tree kindergartener Katelynn Hardee had something else on her mind. 

She was concerned when she found out some families had a hard time paying for school lunches. So, as she told KSWB tv she decided to do something about it!

KATELYNN: So I can give money to the lunch people that don’t have money so they can have lunch and snack.

Her proud mom, Karina Hardee, said Katelynn asked if they could sell hot cocoa and cookies to help her friends at school. So after baking for hours, she set up a stand outside.

KARINA: She sat out there for probably about three hours and sold through all the cookies, all the hot cocoa.

She raised $80 that went toward paying off the lunch debts of more than a hundred classmates in Vista, California. 

And she’s not done! Katelynn plans to hold more bake sales to help more struggling families.

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(Photo/Karina Hardee)

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