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7 Year Old Rides Bicycle to Raise $271,000 for Haiti (and counting)

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As of this post’s publish timestamp, 7-year-old Londoner Charlie Simpson has raised more than $271,000 (£168,063) for Haiti relief efforts by riding his bike.  After seeing images of the devastation, he decided to ride five miles around a nearby park to raise money using the fundraising assistance website JustGiving.com. When the media picked it up, donations poured in from around the world.

The funds are going to UNICEF programs to help children, and if you’d like to donate, click here.  He’s already set the one-day fundraising record…and he’s SEVEN!  Rock on, Charlie!

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