Man Mows Lawns for Elderly, Veterans, and Single Mothers and Drops Free Food Too

A man from Alabama mows lawns of veterans, elderly, and even single mothers. He provides services for these people for free. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, he also had the urge to give more to the community. That is why he also decided to provide free food to the families whom he gives his free lawn mowing services.

The man from Alabama, Rodney Smith Jr., has also inspired a lot of kids from different parts of the United States. He founded Raising Men Lawn Care Service.

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Mowing lawns of the elderly, veterans, and single mothers

Long before the coronavirus pandemic, Smith Jr. already saw the need of certain individuals in taking care of their lawns.

This task may seem like a simple one for other families. However, for the elderly, veterans, and single mothers, it could ba task that will take up so much time. That is why he decided to lend an extra hand to these people by taking aff lawn mowing in their task list.

Man Mows Lawns for Elderly, Veterans, and Single Mothers and Drops Free Food Too
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Man Mows Lawns for Elderly, Veterans, and Single Mothers and Drops Free Food Too

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Helping during the coronavirus pandemic

Now that it is not only the lawn mowing that becomes a major problem to the elderly, veterans, and single mothers, Smith Jr. decided to extend help to families who would need some supply of food. So, aside from law mowing the man from Alabama also drops off free food the households where he offers his free services.

Smith Jr. is coordinating with local charities in delivering the free foods. Aside from these, he also uses the donations he receives from lawn mowing to buy and provide supplies to families who most need help. He said in an interview, "I'm just mowing and doing what I love to do best: helping others."

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The 50-yard challenge

At the beginning of the man from Alabama's cause, he encourages the youth to take part in serving the community. The program of the Raising Men Lawn Care Service is that they invite kids who would take part in the 50-yeard challenge. A kid is tasked to mow 50 lawns for free. On the 50th lawn, the kid is given a brand new mower and a leaf blower.

Since the beginning of the Raising Men Lawn Care Service, 700 kids have participated, and more than 15,000 lawns have been mowed.

 

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