86-Year-Old Georgia Man Donates $400K in Recycling Profits to Ministry for Troubled Youth

(Yahoo News/ABC News) An 86-year-old Georgia man has donated approximately $400,000 to a local charity over the course of about 30 years, using money he received from recycling.

Johnny Jennings, of Ringgold, Georgia, began recycling decades ago as a way to bond with his only child, a son named Brent Jennings.

“We used to use it as time together,” Brent Jennings told ABC News. “We’d walk roads and pick up cans and sell it and take the money and put it in a savings account. When I bought my first house, I had enough from recycling to make my first down payment on my home.”

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  • Grace Kim Kwon

    Americans are greatly wasting money and energy either way. Troubled youth need Biblical instructions to gain life. Teach God’s Way in public schools or make Christian schools free in the land.