86-yr-old has raised $400K recycling and donated it all to charity.

posted by Megan - 

Johnny Jennings is a true hero.  He has been collecting recyclable paper products and aluminum cans since 1985 and donates ALL of the money to a children's charity that helps kids who are going through difficult situations.

To date, he has recycled enough to raise $400,000.

One of the residents of the town Johnny lives in heard about his story and shared it on Facebook.

I know FB posts can travel around the world and I have been trying to contact someone to get Mr. Jennings story on the...

Posted by Shay Drennan-Love on Tuesday, February 21, 2017

"Mr. Jennings has worn out three trucks and countless sets of tires.  In 2016, Mr. Jennings donated just enough money to make his grand total donated $400,000.00! Yes, you read that right." Her post has gone on to receive more than 18,000 likes and 45,000 shares.

She also shared Jennings' recycling "stats," which are pretty impressive:

His progress in 2016 alone...

Paper sold: 401,280 lbs (201 tons)

Aluminum cans: 51,565

Pennies collected: 32,040

And his grand total over the past 32 years...

Total paper sold: 9,810,063 lbs

Total pennies: $20,275.20 = 24 miles

Trees saved: 79,000

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