- Associated Press - Monday, June 25, 2018

ATLANTA (AP) - In a story June 25 about a child having a lemonade stand to raise money for separated migrant families, The Associated Press erroneously identified the child as a girl rather than a boy.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Atlanta boy raises more than $13K to help migrant families

After learning of separated migrant families at the U.S-Mexico border, boy takes up lemonade in Atlanta to help raise funds

ATLANTA (AP) - After learning of separated migrant families at the U.S-Mexico border, a 6-year-old boy from Atlanta wanted to help - with a lemonade stand.

The boy went to work at his stand Sunday raising funds in Atlanta’s summertime heat.

His mother, Shannon Cofrin Gaggero, set a broad goal of $1,000, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. After the first day, they raised more than $1,100.

Now - from that lemonade stand and a fundraiser online - a total of more than $13,000 has since been raised. In all, more than 200 donations have rolled in for the Gaggeros family’s cause: proceeds will benefit the Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Service, a nonprofit in Texas that offers free and low-cost legal services to immigrants.

Upon learning of separated families, many people in the U.S. have raised money to help migrants. One Silicon Valley couple has raised more than $20 million.

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