Ten-year-old boy raises $1700 for Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

Most young kids like to spend their money on lollies and toys, but not ten-year-old Toby Mitchell.

The kind-hearted young boy has spent the past few months baking cupcakes and selling them at Bunnings Warehouse on weekends in a bid to raise much needed money for the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital.

Through his baking efforts, he’s managed to raise a generous $1700 and will travel to the Gold Coast from his hometown in rural NSW to personally deliver the funds to the animal hospital on Monday.


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The youngster, who also stays up on school nights sewing pouches for orphaned baby animals, has raised enough money for the hospital to buy two new surgical kits.

PHOTO: Supplied | Currumbin Wildlife Hospital

“I want to one day to be able to help animals that have become sick and injured from humans,” the pint-sized aspiring wildlife vet said.

“I want to be able to make a difference and help these beautiful animals that cannot help themselves.”

Toby is the Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation’s youngest (and most adorable) ambassador.

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