WASHINGTON (WJZ) — The volunteer work of a Virginia teen delivering equipment to rural hospitals amid the coronavirus pandemic has now attracted the attention of President Donald Trump.
TJ Kim, a sophomore at Landon School in Bethesda and an aspiring pilot, created Operation Supplies Over the Skies earlier this year as a way to deliver medical supplies to hospitals in Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia while he also gets his training hours in toward his pilot’s license.READ MORE: The Fight For Cruelty-Free Cosmetics: Maryland Will Be 5th State To Ban Testing Makeup On Animals
Kim was recently honored at the White House in a ceremony with the president.READ MORE: Johns Hopkins University Helping India Fight Covid Surge
He summed it up in one word: amazing.
As of September, Kim has completed 17 missions and delivered 58,000 items to hospitals in need.MORE NEWS: Driver Sought In Fatal Hit-And-Run Crash That Killed Lakisha Furnanders