9-Year-Old Gives Her Birthday Toys to Tots Who Really Need Them

It seems as though some people are just born generous. Take this little girl for example, who donated all of her birthday present to Toys for Tots this holiday season.


The police department in Weymouth, Massachusetts, posted a sweet note to their Facebook wall, sharing Sivana Athanas's story. The third grader recently turned 9, and rather than basking in the glory of new toys, she decided to donate them all to charity.

Sivana wanted to be kind to less privileged kids, so she gave them to Toys for Tots.

Last night 9 year old Sivana, who is a third grader at Wessagussett School, came to the station and dropped off a whole...

Posted by Weymouth Police Department on Thursday, 17 December 2015

Is that the sweetest story or what? Sivana's mom, Marissa Leavitt, said that she's raised her daughter to be selfless toward others, and that Sivana specifically asked for toys that she could donate.

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The police couldn't let the birthday girl go without any gifts, so they surprised her with a $100 Visa gift card the next day at her school. I'm sure she wasn't expecting it, and I wouldn't be surprised to learn that she used the money to buy Christmas presents for others.


Image via Weymouth Police Department/Facebook

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