Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home

Johnny Jennings has been saving every penny and scrap of paper so he can help abused and abandoned children – and since he started his endeavor in 1985, he’s raised over $400,000. The 86-year-old earns money by collecting paper, cardboard, and cans for recycling. Over the course of the last 32 years, Jennings has saved 79,000…

One Response to Man Saves Scraps for Decades to Raise $400K for Children’s Home

  1. William Hicks March 12, 2017 at 7:31 pm

    My Grandfather in Montana made his fortune during The Great Depression collecting items people threw out and selling them to junk yards (known today as recycling centers). I never saw him when he wasn’t driving a brand new Oldsmobile.

    Mr. Jennings even looks remarkably like my Grandfather Walt with the suspenders and the Engineer hat.

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