Two Washington State Girls Use Allowance to Buy Cold Weather Supplies for Homeless

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Rylee McCune, 9, and her cousin, 11-year-old Infinity White, saved up $137 to buy supplies to help the homeless in Vancouver. (Credit: KPTV)

Two young girls are working to make a difference in their community by helping the homeless residents of Vancouver, Washington, make it through the cold November nights.

Rylee McCune, 9, and her cousin, 11-year-old Infinity White, saved up their allowances.

The pair managed to come up with $137 and set out to buy some things they thought people on the streets would need, like dry socks, gloves and toothpaste.

On Monday the girls headed to downtown Vancouver to pass out the items they bought.

“It’s not often that you see young folks out there looking to do good and help out other people in life,” said Christian Pepple, who was one of the recipients of the supplies.

McCune and White said they planned to pass out more items on Tuesday and they want to make it a regular activity.

This story was originally published by Portland, Oregon, station KPTV and distributed by the CNN Wire.

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