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Pandemic no match for young achievers’ ambition | Kids Who Make San Antonio Great

Samuel Cisneros attends the San Antonio Christian School. He performs soccer and Lacrosse.

The 15-year-old additionally runs his non-profit ‘A Break for the Blue.’ He makes use of the group to foster appreciation for legislation enforcement. The murders of 5 members of the Dallas police neighborhood on July 6, 2016, impressed him.

“You hear little to nothing about the people who care and love for the police officers,” he stated. “It’s like nothing but just hurtful things toward them.”

Cisneros acknowledges the rising scrutiny for legislation enforcement as cries for police reform nonetheless ring loudly. But the teenager stated he remembers police select to serve and shield the neighborhood every day. In his opinion, the service of fine officers deserves admiration.

The teen felt so strongly he nominated San Antonio Police Sgt. Kelly Bender for an award by means of the Rush Limbaugh Foundation. He despatched a letter the Limbaugh’s ‘Support Our Heroes Award’ as a result of Bender made an impression.

“She was passionate about this job and about helping people and caring for people,” he stated.

The basis gave SAPD $7,500 and an extra $7,500 to Cisneros’ non-profit.

“I couldn’t believe it,” he stated. “I got a little teary-eyed.”

He makes use of donations to purchase meals, serve drinks, and get reward playing cards for law enforcement officials throughout ‘reward drops.’ Cisneros believes the playing cards could possibly be a reminder on a troublesome day for police that the neighborhood care for them.

Cisneros spoke at SAPD substations, the Waco Police Department, and deliberate to take his generosity on the highway earlier than the pandemic.

As he does with police, the teenager needs he might discuss to extra people who find themselves having a troublesome time throughout the pandemic. The highschool freshman stated he’d pray for them, their households, docs, nurses, and people who find themselves hurting.

“God is watching over all of this,” he stated. “God has this in his hands.”

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