What were you doing when you were six years old? Learning to ride a bike? Mastering simple addition and subtraction problems? At six years old, Caleb White saw a homeless man for the first time and knew he needed to help. That’s when he started the Caleb White Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to help the homeless and less-fortunate, and to build youth leaders through volunteerism. Now at age 15, he and his board members – all under the age of 18 – are making an impact in the city of Detroit.
White’s latest project was to completely renovate two homes for two homeless families. It was a project White and the board members knew they couldn’t do alone. That’s when he asked Lowe’s for help.
“I was expecting maybe couple of paint cans,” White said.
The video above shows what happened when 18 Detroit-area Lowe’s stores came together to help The Caleb White Project make a difference in the lives of two families.