8-year-old Dylan Pfeifer of Arizona holds food drives to help in pandemic

Neighbors walked by during their morning stroll, passing families waved from their bikes and drivers slowed down long enough to read the hand-drawn sign — “Dylan’s Food Drive.”

The poster was taped to two PVC pipes that were stuck inside construction cones for support.

It was a typical scene for 8-year-old Dylan Pfeifer, who has been staging food drives from his home in metro Phoenix in response to the pandemic.

“It started because I wanted to give internet to people,” he said, explaining that he had transitioned into virtual learning at Chandler Traditional Academy’s Independence Campus in Chandler. He heard on the news that some students around the U.S. were having a hard time taking advantage of virtual learning because they didn’t have internet.

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Source: Associated Press – CHEYANNE MUMPHREY