A man who began a recycling project as a way to bond with his son ha raised $400,000 (£320,100) and donated every penny to children in need. 
“It’s more a blessing to give than to receive,” said 86-year-old Johnny Jennings. 
The octogenerian from the US state of Georgia said he started the project in 1985, as a way to bond with his son, Brent who was 17-years-old at the time.  
The pair would collect and sell recyclable newspapers, magazines, and cans and then put their earnings into a savings account. 
Thirty-two years later, all that recycling has added up, with Mr Jennings recycling more than 9 million pounds of paper – and saving up more than $400,000 in his bank account. 
Last May, the father donated every single penny to a local charity, the Georgia Baptist Children’s Home & Family Ministries. 
“They’re really proud,” Brent said. “I took the cheque down on Mother’s Day to a trustee meeting and they said ‘well, that …