February 24, 2019

Positivity: Idaho teen donates $7G after he makes $35,000 in four days plowing snow in Seattle: ‘All glory to God!’

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 3:41 pm

From Couer d’Alene, Idaho (HT Weasel Zippers):

February 22, 2019

David Holston is not your typical teen.

The 18-year-old entrepreneur who started a landscaping business in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho last spring made more in four days than many make in a year after a lucrative trip to Seattle with his truck and a plow just when the Emerald City got hit with historic levels of snow — 10 inches in some parts of the city.

In total, Holston made $35,000 in four days and said he plans to give $7,000 of that “to God” through his local church and other Christian organizations.

“I plan on tithing 20 percent to advance the kingdom of God, buy mowers for this year’s mowing season, and save the rest for buying my first house debt free!” Holston told Fox News. “I credit all of my success to my savior Jesus Christ who died on a cross to forgive my sins and three days later rose from the dead.”


Holston was visiting his mom on her birthday while she was recovering from surgery. But, before he left, his friend tipped him off that there would be a foot of snow in Seattle, which the area wasn’t prepared for. So he drove his truck and plow there and worked 12-to 15-hour days, starting around 2 a.m.

In Idaho, he typically charges $125 an hour. But in Washington State, he put an ad on Craigslist and charged up to $500 to $750 an hour.

Holston’s phone was ringing off the hook the entire time he was plowing. In total, he ended up plowing driveways and parking lots for businesses, apartment complexes, and other locations. …

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