Prayers And Blessings


In 2019, fourteen-year-old Cameron Cox initiated a fundraising effort for Habitat for Humanity. She called it “A Penny and a Prayer.” It combined fundraising and prayer. “She made the rounds to local establishments with two sets of mason jars—one to collect loose change, the other to collect prayers and good wishes for families partnering with Habitat” (“A Penny and a Prayer,” Habitat for Humanity, accessed June 25, 2022, The effort raised enough money to assist with the building of three houses in her hometown of Spring Hill, Tennessee, and the new homeowners received the prayers and blessings, including one from an eleven-year-old who said, “So happy for you and your new blessing. Hope your life will be smooth. Jesus loves you and so do I” (“A Penny and a Prayer”).