Students raise money to send a beloved campus employee to Disney


CHICAGO (FOX News) - She’s going to Disney World.

An Elon University campus coffee shop employee is having her lifelong dream of seeing Mickey  realized thanks to some students who secretly raised funds for a trip to Orlando.

Junior Taylor Zisholtz and freshman Lucy Smith-Williams surprised Kathryn Thompson, a 10-year veteran school employee, with the $9,481 they raised, Elon Local News reports.

Zisholtz and Smith-Williams set up a Gofundme page with a goal to raise $6,500 to pay for Thompson and her family to go to Orlando. Some 40o people donated the money over 29 days. 

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