SEWELL, N.J. (WPVI) -- An 8 year old boy from South Jersey is using patches to raise money for cancer patients.
Jaden Hummel is a little guy with a big heart.
After meeting a police officer at the 9-11 memorial in New York City, he decided to collect patches from different law enforcement agencies around the country.
Jaden also wanted a way to raise money for cancer research. So, he came up with the idea of Patches for a Promise.
"I really feel bad for the people who have cancer. So, what I did was ... I started to collect patches, every patch I get I donate a dollar to childhood cancer (research)," Jaden said.
In the last six months, Jaden has received close to 150 patches and is growing.
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Inspired by heroes, little boy starts 'patch promise' to help kids with cancer