11 year old Olivia Bouler of Islip, NY, cried when she heard about the devastation going down in the Gulf.
A budding orinthologist who already knows she wants to study at Cornell University, Olivia...was shaken by the growing disaster and wanted to do something. So she wrote a letter to the National Audubon Society and told them she had one skill to offer: drawing. (from NYTimes)
Her offer was met with open arms -- and AOL ponied up more than $25k -- and other donors hopped on board. Olivia is making 500 drawings -- all of them are already spoken for -- and with every drawing, money will be donated to help with gulf recovery.
Way to go, Olivia!!
While her efforts are remarkable, we know there are even more Olivias out there. Please share what you're doing in the comments below!