Madison, Wisconsin — Morgan Marsh McGlone started a virtual lemonade stand last spring to raise money for a local food charity that lets people pay what they can. It was the 8-year-old's plan to help struggling families during the coronavirus pandemic.
"COVID is a really bad thing and people with food insecurity just have another thing to worry about," she told CBS News.
She offered drink coupons in exchange for donations to raise $90. She ended up fundraising $53,000.
"It's pretty exciting," Morgan said.
The second grader even caught the attention of President-elect Joe Biden's inaugural team.
When the team called Morgan's family, she had to ask her mom a very important question.
"First I asked mom what was an inauguration? Because I never heard of that before," Morgan said.
When the pandemic is over, donors can cash in their coupons.
When asked how many cups of lemonade she owes, Morgan replied: "Like 772!"
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