A 7-year-old boy got a birthday party to remember after his community showed up to celebrate his birthday.
Stone Reynolds loves Lego and of course his mom but couldn’t wait to turn 7 and celebrate with his classmates.
The youngster, from Napoleon, Ohio, was excited to spend his birthday at his local Leaders Family Farms, but sadly none of the children from his class who were invited RSVP’d.
So, his quick-thinking mom put up a last-minute post on a Napoleon Facebook group asking people if they would want to come celebrate Stone’s birthday.
Within hours she was inundated with responses; the entire community stepped in to say they would be there to celebrate.
Stone celebrated his birthday on Saturday with the entire town at Leaders Family Farms.
Stone’s mom Alexandra Reynolds says her son was very disappointed when none of his classmates accepted his birthday invite but was blown away by the response to her Facebook post.
“I was so thankful because a lot of the moms, they understood exactly where I was getting at,” she said, “and I’m just grateful for everyone that came together and is here today.”
Stone enjoyed zip-lining, carnival games, pumpkins getting launched in the air and blowing stuff up with Imagination Station. Staff at Leaders Family Farm made Stone’s birthday very special.
“I just love the fact that the whole community of Henry County and surrounding counties came together to make this little boy’s birthday special,” said Amanda Barnes, who works at Leaders.
Emma Reynolds, Stone’s older sister, said she was happy to see her little brother smile on his day.
“I’m glad he’s happy because you know we got the police department here and bunch of fire trucks and he’s really happy,” said Emma.
I’m sure Stone will never forget his special day surrounded by his community who showed up and made this boy feel anything but alone.