WHAG - The Hero for the Month of August is John Sun.
John's special project is called "Black To Blue" which aims to raise $5,000 to help clean up the animals devastated by the Gulf oil spill. At just nine-years-old, he already knows what he wants to do with his life, he wants to help animals as a veterinarian. Until then, he raises money to help them!
That's not all, John also raises money and awareness for premature babies. He has also collected more than 173 pounds of aluminum cans which goes towards his purchase of 50 Boyds bears, he then takes the bears to the Shady Grove Adventist Hospital and Frederick Memorial Hospital.
John also raises money for Small Angels Rescue, a non-profit that rescues small animals. He's raised more than $400 for that organization.
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