One little boy in Hingham, Massachusetts, is doing his part to help Australia animals cope with the devastation of the wildfires from thousands of miles away.
Owen Colley, 6, whose father is from Australia, was upset after learning the horrific impact the country’s wildfires were having on animals. So, he wanted to do something to help.
And he decided to use his talent by making little koalas out of clay to raise money for relief.
“Owen’s been making little clay figures for a long time,” Owen’s mother, Caitlin Colley, told WXFT.
Owen explained how it all works, “People buy them and then we get the money, then we give it to Australia.”
While donations of any amount are accepted, those who donate $50 or more will receive a clay koala in return.
He’s set up a GoFundMe page for his clay koala cause.
So far, the koala cause has raised thousands. Caitlin hoped it’ll inspire other children, just like Owen’s koala connection inspired him.