how $2.29 moved me to tears



I had no idea when she asked for help opening her piggy bank that this is what she had in mind.
She did this all on her own, wanting to help the little boy her preschool
supports who lives in Haiti because "his house shook a lot and fell down and
I want to help him because I have a house and toys and a piggy bank."

About Melissa

Melissa is founder of Girlymama and co-founder of the mom fashion blog, All Things Chic. You can also find her designing blogs at Eliza Grace Design and on Twitter as Melissa Angert.


  1. 1

    Children are such a blessing!

  2. 2
    Grace Hester says:

    Sooo touching!

  3. 3
    Kellyn says:

    Such a wonderful little girl you have there.

  4. 4

    What a sweet little heart she has.

  5. 5

    That’s sweet.

  6. 6

    Oh my goodness. What a precious little giving heart she has.

  7. 7
    april says:

    now I’m crying too. So beautiful–thanks for sharing.

  8. 8
    lynn says:

    if only everyone had an attitude like that!!

  9. 9
    EveryChapter says:

    Totally melts you doesn’t it? You’ll have to go read my post for today- it’s a similar story and I linked back to yours (hope you don’t mind)

  10. 10
    Julie says:

    I wish there was a heart button for this one. That’s just so sweet.

  11. 11

    THAT is one sweet post Ms. Melissa. Totally made my day. Thanks.

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    Tiffany says:

    You should be one proud mama because you have cultivated the heart of a servant in that little girl. What a gift she will be to others in her life!