Nine- year-old boy raises money to pay for adoption fees

Nine- year-old boy raises money to pay for adoption fees

Tristin Jacobson is a nine-year-old boy who began a lemonade stand in order to raise funds for his own adoption.

Nine- year-old boy raises money to pay for adoption fees

Tristin by his lemonade stand

Tristin has to take up such an initiative because his biological mother left him on the doorstep of a shelter four years ago in Missouri.

Nine- year-old boy raises money to pay for adoption fees

Tristan Jacobson siting on a water cooler in front of his lemonade stand outside his home in Springfield

Donnie David and her husband who have since them been foster parents to little Tristin do not have the money needed to adopt him, hence Tristin came up with such an initiative.

Nine- year-old boy raises money to pay for adoption fees

Donnie Davis gives Tristan Jacobson a kiss outside their home in Springfield

Due to the huge money involved for legal fees Tristin began a lemonade stand in a bid to raise the required $5,000.

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The coverage of Tristin story by local newspaper Springfield News Leader however for people to support with money needed for the adoption.

He has now smashed his fundraising target, with $14,000 being raised.Of that sum, more than $7,000 was raised through his lemonade stand.

The extra money that has been raised will go towards Tristin's college education.

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