Young Girl Spends Summer Giving Back

Published 07/24 2014 03:45PM

Updated 07/24 2014 10:49PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) While many kids are spending their summer going on vacations or hanging out with friends, one St. Joseph girl is spending hers giving back.

Hattie Adkins is no stranger to volunteers at Second Harvest Food Bank.

In fact, she's there most days of the week lending a hand.

But her giving spirit goes beyond helping serve food.

Hattie recently helped collect 600 books during a book drive.

She says she gives because it makes her and others feel good.

"It make me feel warm inside and happy. I like to see people happy," she said.

Hattie and her group will donate the books to the United Way.

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