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Waukesha 10-year-old girl raises thousands of dollars for sick, injured dog program
Posted at 5:46 PM, Feb 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 07:55:53-05
WAUKESHA -- If you think back on your tenth birthday, like any child you likely wanted lots of presents.
All a Waukesha girl wanted was to give back and help animals.
Money raised by Hannah Okel was matched by the 'Bow Wow Buddies Foundation,' totaling more than $4,100.
Through the foundation's medical grant program, sick and injured dogs in need across the country are given a second chance.
"Even though I'm ten I can still do something to help the world," said Hannah Okel, Giving back for her tenth birthday.
Hannah was also given a white lab coat to be a "veterinarian for the day at a Waukesha animal hospital in the future.
She hopes to be a veterinarian when she grows up. If you'd like to learn more about the organization Hannah donated to, follow this link.
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