Rubber band bracelets have raised more than $1,000 for the children's hospital
(WBIR-Knoxville, Tenn.) A 7-year-old Knoxville girl and her younger sister turned a simple gift into a fundraiser. Nariah Mullins received a loom to make rubber band bracelets for good grades in November.
In one night, the Ritta Elementary School student mastered the jewelry art. She wanted to bend the bands into something bigger, creating a fundraiser for East Tennessee Children's Hospital.
The Mullins family has sold hundreds of loom bracelets around Knoxville in less than two months, reaching Nariah's goal of $1,000. The money will be presented to ETCH.
Nariah continues to sell bracelets to purchase DVDs and gas cards for patients and their families at the hospital.
Simple loom bracelets cost $2 and more complex pieces run $5.
You may view the variety of bands in the video above.
You may also email Nariah Mullins' mom, Tabatha, at firstname.lastname@example.org .