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Jermaine Bell, the boy who was raising money for a trip to Disney World for his 7th birthday and then donated it all to buy food for Hurricane Dorian evacuees, is going to “The Happiest Place On Earth” anyway and Mickey Mouse will pay for it.
Disney surprised Jermaine with a free vacation and Mickey gave it to Jermaine and his family in person.
CNN reported that Jermaine’s original plans to visit Disney were dashed when Dorian struck the Carolinas last week. Staying with his grandmother in Allendale, South Carolina, he spent what money he’d been saving for a trip to the theme parks on hundreds of hot dogs, chips and water to feed evacuees for free.
So, less than a week after closing up his hurricane hot dog stand, Disney employees along with Mickey showed up outside of an interview with Good Morning America to deliver his gift in person. Bell told CNN, “When Mickey came out, I was just really happy.”
Jermaine and his family will visit the Orlando parks sometime later this month when he’s not in school.
You can help the situation by donating to the Red Cross’s efforts HERE.