Two boys donate lemonade stand earnings to help repair Del. zoo Monkey House

    The Brandywine Zoo in Wilmington says two boys have donated the proceeds of their lemonade stand to help repair the zoo’s Monkey House, which was damaged by a tree.

    Radio station WDEL-AM reports 7-year-old Jared DeStafney and 10-year-old Ryder Hickey stopped by the zoo Friday afternoon to donate $300 in cash and change they collected at a lemonade stand earlier this week.

    The zoo’s director says officials are in the process of assessing the damage after a tree crashed into the zoo’s Monkey House building. For now, some animals have gone to live at two zoos in Pennsylvania. The zoo still has another 14 to 16 monkeys and is working on a way to put them back on display.

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