Boy saves allowance for 7 months to buy police department lunch

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A 5-year-old boy in New Jersey has picked up the lunch tab for his police department.

William Evertz Jr. saved up his allowance for seven months and went to a Subway restaurant on Wednesday to get sandwiches for officers in Winslow Township, a suburb of Philadelphia, FOX 59 reported. His mother says he told her he wanted the officers to rest so they could protect the town.

“William Evertz Jr. wanted to do random acts of kindness. One of his acts was to deliver lunch to the police officers in his community who keep him safe “even when he sleeps,” the police department posted on their Facebook page. “William chose to buy lunch from his allowance from Subway because he wants the officers to ‘be healthy.'”

Police made the boy an honorary officer and gave him a special shirt and badges. He also got a ride home in a police car with lights and siren.