Have you heard the story about the transgender student who joined a fraternity?Earlier on Upworthy we told you about Donnie Collins, a student at Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts. When his insurance policy turned down his request for transgender surgery, Donnie’s fraternity brothers started a wildly successful fundraising campaign. Total strangers pitched in, then Donnie’s health insurance company miraculously agreed to cover him, and the fraternity raised a bunch of money to help other young people with their surgeries too. Result!
So what kind of person could possibly inspire so much love and generosity? Check out Donnie’s thank-you message from last month and you’ll get it.
At 1:13 A campaign is born.
At 2:38 Here is Donnie’s takeaway
At 4:58 Consider yourself kissed, friendsAt 6:40 Here's the big heartfelt finish