if only money grew on trees.

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This is Ashton. He is 8-years-old and loves to laugh. He likes fish and puffins, wrestling with his twin brother, and playing football and basketball. He also loves money. Like, a little obsessively. He can sit for hours and count pennies and tally coins. He once wanted to be a banker when he grows up, but then decided there was too much paperwork.

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He has devoted three months of his time to raising money for charity: water. He hopes to bring in at least $600 to help purchase a drilling rig that can drill near 80 wells each YEAR in countries that so desperately need clean water.

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A poem, by Ashton:

Can you help? Every penny counts. Just ask Ashton. Donate here. Or maybe you can help spread the word on Facebook and Twitter? Thank.You.

Linking up to You Capture! This week’s theme — green.

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  • http://ww.oldnicholsfarm.com Jess

     Go Ashton!  That is sooooo awesome!  I bet your Mama is proud.  ;)

  • Anonymous

    B. extraordinary!  Little by little by little you will change the world, Ashton. 

  • http://www.goodfellowfamily.blogspot.com Sarah

    So cool! We love charity:water!  Our daughter also raised money for them and we were just so impressed with how they do things.  I can’t wait to tell my daughter about your boys.

    • http://www.whereverimaywander.com Lissa_ShrinkingJeans

      Yes, we loooove charity: water! We can’t wait to get the details on where the money Bridger raised last Christmas went!