5-year-old girl uses allowance money to buy ice cream for grieving police officers

Little Girl Saves Allowance to Buy Ice Cream for Officers


Isabella Yockey, a 5-year-old girl living in Kentucky, did something absolutely heartwarming for five Kentucky troopers and one Ohio State Highway Patrol trooper.

The officers were having a hard and emotional day. They decided to stop at a McDonald's after paying their respects to fellow Kentucky State trooper, Joseph Ponder, who was gunned down and killed earlier in September during a traffic stop.

When Isabella saw how sad the officers were, she asked her mom, Sarah Yockey, if she could use her allowance money to buy ice cream for the mourning officers.

Thanks to this fine young lady who used her allowance to treat us to ice cream today after the funeral services. We...

Posted by Eric Homan on Friday, September 18, 2015

One of the officers shared the sweet story on his Facebook:

Isabella's mother said the young girl told her mom, "Their friend died, and it's not fair because he has a family too."

"We were finishing up eating and Isabella comes out of no where and she's holding a tray of ice cream sundaes," Officer Homan said. He also made sure to mention that Isabella is "living proof of what makes coming to work every day worth it."

See the video below for another touching tale of a young girl performing random acts of kindness:

Little Girl Performing '600 Acts of Kindness' in Grandmother's Memory

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