Boy, 8, sells Kool-Aid for grandma's funeral

June 24, 2013 (GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio)

The boy raised $5,000 at his Kool-Aid stand, according to That money will help pay for his grandmother's funeral.

Bobbie, 52, and her grandson Michael were "extremely close," according to the report, and the Kool-Aid stand was his idea.

Thousands of people heard about Michael's Kool-Aid stand and went out of their way to help buy a cup or two from the third-grader on Rockwood Road in Garfield Heights, Ohio.

Bobbie's funeral will be held on Tuesday in Cleveland.

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