A 15-year-old boy has donated 15,000 crayons and 1,500 colouring books to help sick children in hospital.
Carter Crockett, a first year student at Millville High School near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania said: “I’m putting my autism on the side so I can help them.” 
“The fact that he was feeling compassion toward other people is huge because that’s not something that autistic kids have – that’s really hard for them to do,” Carter’s mother Patti Crockett told the local Fox News affiliate. 
Carter came up with the idea one day over dinner at a restaurant that was raising funds for St Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. 
They primarily treat children with cancer at no cost to their parents and families. 
Carter spent nearly a year collecting items from family and friends to help these children. 
The restaurant where he came up with the idea, Chili’s, also donated gift cards, t-shirts, toys, hats, and other items. 
Ms Crockett, …
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