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5-year-old Michigan girl uses own money to buy milk for classmates who can't afford it

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ISHPEMING, Michigan -

A kindergartner proves she's class act with a milk money mission to help her classmates in northwestern Michigan. 

An effort that 5-year-old Sunshine Oelfke started with her own money that she was saving to buy a snowmobile, has now turned into thousands of dollars. 

Sunshine said she noticed some children going without milk at snacktime, because they didn't have the money. 

That's all Sunshine needed to hear to break out her two piggy banks. 

The snowmobiles will have to wait for now because she's instead spending her money on a cause close to her heart.

"I always tell my students when they do something that really amazes me, I get kindergarten goosebumps. And I got kindergarten goosebumps from my toes to the top of my head," Sunshine's teacher said. 

Sunshine and her grandmother have a GoFundMe page for the milk money mission and they've raised more than $5,200 so far! 

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