7-year-old boy shares his favorite foods to help needy families

Young boy and his family asked people to donate foods popular with kids such as mac-and-cheese and pancakes to families in need.
1:13 | 02/14/17

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??? ??? America strong, and on this Valentine's day, a reminder that children often have the biggest hearts. A 7-year-old boy we met with help from WFAA. Here's linsey Davis. Reporter: Don't be fooled by the small body. I don't have big crew for this so I could use some more people's help! Reporter: This little guy has a bigger heart than most. At just 7 years old, Kaden newton of rockwall, Texas, already runs a non-profit company called "Mac and cheese and pancakes," a business born out of a family trip to a food pantry when he noticed they didn't have kid-friendly foods like Mac and cheese and pancakes. Those are my two favorite foods. Reporter: He and his family asked people to donate and advertised on social media. Within just ten days, their living space all but disappeared, overwhelmed by piles of peanut butter, mounds of Mac and cheese -- which Kaden tallies by hand -- now in excess of 8,000 donations and counting. Let's get some Mac and cheese in there. Reporter: An entire truckload of comfort foods for kids who could use it. It makes my heart so happy. Reporter: Maybe everything really is bigger in Texas. Including his heart. I'm David Muir. I hope T Our next round of rain and snow. The timeline and which areas could get rain. MARIA: Breaking details on joining their most bitter rival.

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