She Set Up A Lemonade Stand, But When The Police Showed Up, I Couldn’t Believe Why!

In the midst of tragedy, compassion found a way.


When Alyssa De La Sala’s family lost their home to a fire, she knew it would take the help of a big group of people to rebuild her home and family. So, the 10-year-old wrote a heartfelt letter to her local radio station.

Alyssa asked her local program, The Kane Show, to advertise her lemonade stand to help her family. Her heartbreaking plea was genuine and moving… Here’s what her letter said:

“I am having a lemonade and treat stand to raise money for my house. It burnt down two years ago and the contractors my mommy and daddy hired to rebuild it took most of our money… They ran off and now my mommy and daddy are stuck trying to come up with enough money to finish it… I was wondering if you would help me by advertising for my lemonade stand on your show. It’s called ‘Help Us Get Home’ and our motto is ‘When life gives you lemons, make lemonade…”

The show put it on their site with no hesitation. The reaction from the community was too beautiful for words, and lucky for us, it was caught on camera.

Watch the video below and share if this beautiful example of community made your day!

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