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Georgia Man Collects Recyclables, Donates $400M in Profits to Needy Children

Johnny Jennings, an 86-year-old Ringgold, Ga., resident, has been collecting recyclables and donating the profits to the Georgia Baptist Home for Children for 32 years.

Johnny Jennings, an 86-year-old Ringgold, Ga., resident, has been collecting recyclables for 32 years. And instead of keeping the profits for himself, he donates them to the Georgia Baptist Home for Children to help needy children.

To date, Jennings has donated $400,000 to the ministry.

PalmBeachPost.com has more details:

A Ringgold, Georgia, man has been collecting items for recycling for 32 years and is doing something incredible with the money he's received.

Johnny Jennings, 86, has been collecting since 1985, Jennings' friend, Shay Drennan-Love, told WSB-TV. During that time, Jennings has worn out three trucks and countless sets of tires.

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