Young Boy’s Plant Business Started During Covid Spares Family From Homelessness During Pandemic
Update December 14, 2020
Aaron Moreno started his plant business in response to the Covid pandemic. His mother lost her job because of the virus and with only $12 left, they family invested in the little boy’s dream. Since then, thanks to social media and a GoFundMe page, the family’s life is forever changed.
Aaron Moreno changed his family’s life after creating his business, Aaron’s Garden” to save his family.
Like a lot of families right now, Aaron’s mother lost her job because of the virus leaving the family financially uncertain. The family was on the verge of losing everything when they invested in Moreno’s business venture.
“I feel happier because we don’t have to struggle as much as before,” Moreno told KABC.
The boy’s business and a GoFundMe page have given the family a chance to buy a house.
Berenice Pacheco, Moreno’s mother, now has a part-time job and the mix of funds gave the family a crucial lifeline. Not only were they able to buy a new home, but they also bought furniture and a car. What started as a dark time has changed dramatically for the family. The GoFundMe page has raised more than $60,000. The money has also helped to bring his sister back from Mexico, where she was sent to live because of financial struggles.
“The best part of what Aaron has done for us is bringing back his sister,” Pacheco told CNN. “It was so hard being without her and we are a whole family again. And I was so happy to see they still had their amazing bond even if they spent so much time apart. It’s such a blessing.”
Original: Covid-19 has forced families to figure out the best way to make enough to take care of things. Some have had to find new jobs after being laid off and having to make up enough to save their families. A young boy in Los Angeles is doing that to help his mom makes ends meet.
Meet Aaron and his garden.
The young boy and his mother were on their last $12 when he had an idea of creating a business. According to a GoFundMe account, the young boy convinced his undocumented mother to start a business selling plants to help them make it through the pandemic.
Aaron’s Garden was the business he and his mom created to make some money.
“Aaron and mom have been struggling from being homeless to shelters and bouncing from house to house and now live in a shed,” reads a GoFundMe account. “He came out with the idea of selling plants and starting a business in his yard to be a provider and buy his own hot Cheetos with cheese without having to ask his mom for money.”
Aaron advertises his plants and when you can buy them on his Instagram.
The LA entrepreneur is creating a lot of buzz with people celebrating his efforts. People in the U.S. are struggling as the additional $600 in unemployment has disappeared and a second Covid-19 stimulus is stuck in Congress. Aaron’s plant selling is helping his family during one of the most difficult times in modern U.S. history.
Way to go, Aaron.
We are all so proud to see you doing your best to make it through this time. Check his Instagram to see what he has and when and where he is selling the plants. Keep going, mijo!
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