Cedarburg girl, with help from police officers, delivers donations to food pantry

COLLECTION WILL NOW HELP OTHERS >> PUT IT IN THERE, MAGGIE

>> PROBABLY SET IT RIGHT THERE >> MAGGIE JOHNSON GOT A HAND WITH THE HEAVY LIFTING WHEN POLICE OFFICERS DROPPED BY TO HELP >> YOU’RE GONNA HELP A LOT OF PEOPLE OUT >> YEAH >> INSTEAD OF GIVING SOMETHING UP FOR LENT, THIS SECOND GRADER PUT A BOX OUTSIDE HER HOUSE, TO COLLECT FOOD FOR PEOPLE IN NEED

>> THIS STRAWBERRY STUFF, LIKE STRAWBERRY JAM >> FOOD TO PAPER TOWELS TO MONEY, ALL KINDS OF DONATIONS POURED IN >> EVERYDAY AFTER SCHOOL SHE WOULD STOP, LOOKING IN HER BOX TO SEE ’DID I GET ANYTHING TODAY? WHAT WAS IN THERE TODAY?’ >> THE COMMUNITY, HER GIRL SCOUT TROOP, STRANGERS AND POLICE OFFICERS WERE AMONG THOSE WHO CHIPPED IN >> WE HAD ABOUT TWO, TWO ALMOST THREE SQUAD CARS LIKE WE HAD NOW FULL OF FOOD WE DROPPED IT OFF ON THEIR PORCH ABOUT 2:00, 3:00 IN THE MORNING

>> THIS WEEK, OFF-DUTY OFFICERS HELPED MAGGIE WITH HER SPECIAL DELIVER TO FAMILY SHARING IN GRAFTON THE FOOD PANTRY SERVES AROUND FAMILIES EVERY MONTH 500-600>> AT EIGHT YEARS OLD, IF SHE IS DOING THIS FOOD DRIVE, COLLECTING 2700 POUNDS OF FOOD FROM HER FRONT PORCH, WHAT WILL SHE DO NEXT? >> INSPIRING OTHERS AT EIGHT YEARS OLD >> THEN I GOT THIS NECKLACE FROM A STRANGER >> HER INSPIRATION IS RIGHT THERE, WITHIN REACH

>> IT HAS MOTHER TERESA ON IT AND I WAS THINKING MAYBE I COULD START HELPING THE POOR AND MAYBE I COULD DO SOME OF THE STUFF SHE DID PATRICK: THEY DROPPED OFF 2,750 POUNDS OF ITEMS DONATIONS CAME FROM ALL OVER, EVEN OTHER STATES AND MAGGIE IS NOT DONE

SHE WANTS TO DO IT AGAIN NEXT YEAR YOU CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE AT ANY AG