He could have put the money away for a car when he turns 16. Saved it later for college. Maybe a new video game system. Instead, Diesel Pippert donated the $15,000 to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
The Ohio 7th grader earned the money at the Huron County Fair through his livestock premiums – selling the animals he worked all year to raise.
14-year-old Diesel attends Western Reserve School District, which shared the story on social media writing, “A young man lives amongst us who should be an example to us all.”