[Ed. – Imagine: Americans opening their pockets without being forced to do so by government fiat.]
What’s the best way to turn lemons into lemonade? A new ride-on lawn mower, of course!
The North Carolina 9-year-old whose lemonade stand was robbed at gunpoint for less than $20 has received countless donations over the past few days — including an extra-special one from Lowe’s.
The home-improvement chain gave the boy a $1,100 riding mower on Monday after hearing that he also does yardwork on the side in his spare time, according to local reports.
In addition, young Mark — whose last name has not been released — got his own GoFundMe page, which had already racked up $217 as of Tuesday afternoon. But that’s not all.
The blossoming salesman has collected over $250 in donations from local residents in his hometown of Monroe, NC, who have stopped by to visit him after catching wind of the robbery. Cops are still on the hunt for the teenage suspect who allegedly held him up on Saturday.