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10-Year-Old Philadelphia Boy Converts Old School Bus Into Mobile Lemonade Truck

10-Year-Old Philadelphia Boy Converts Old School Bus Into Mobile Lemonade Truck

This kid is going places!

A 10-year-old Philadelphia boy recently converted an old school bus into a mobile lemonade truck, Black Enterprise reports. 

Micah Idris is the owner of Micah's Mixx, a homemade lemonade mix he started selling in March of 2020 out of a stand on the sidewalk. The unique mixes eventually became a hit with locals, prompting his mother Danielle to help him expand by looking for a vehicle to make Micah more mobile. Ultimately, she purchased an old school bus from a private school for $4,000, the two selling lemonade and soliciting donations from supporters. Now, Micah and his mom are looking to purchase the supplies to keep the business going, launching a GoFundMe to expand the bus into a food truck eventually.

The 5th grader makes his unique teas and lemonades that come in over a dozen different flavors. Micah originally started the business when he was just 8-years-old, seeing his labor's fruits over the last year. In addition to the donations, three corner stores began carrying his drinks, and he sold over 1500 bottles to help purchase his minibus. The money raised will go towards turning the bus into a legal food truck, allowing him to sell his drinks in more locations, and providing free batches of his mix to unhoused people across Philadelphia.

Photo Courtesy of @micahsmixx/Instagram

Micah has already raised nearly $3,000 of his $10,000 goal and encourages everyone to support him. "Thanks to your donations and the purchase of over 1500 bottles of lemonade, I have my minibus! Now I start the hard work of raising enough funds to actually make it a food truck. My mom was hesitant to do this, but we really underestimated the cost it takes to turn a bus into a food truck. If you'd like to donate, here's the link, and it's also in my bio. Maybe tag @theellenshow @tylerperry, or @meekmill in the comments. Thanks for getting me this far I couldn't have done this without my followers," the budding entrepreneur wrote on Instagram. 

To support Micah's food truck, donate to his GoFundMe page here.

Congratulations, Micah! We can't wait to come see you! 

Photo Courtesy of @micahsmixx/Instagram