Kathryn Thompson is an elderly employee who has worked at the Acorn coffee shop on the Elon University campus for the past ten years. She has one dream: to take her family to Disney World

Elon students Taylor Zisholtz and Lucy Smith-Williams heard about Kathryn’s dream when they patronized the Acorn late one night and struck up a conversation with her. Lucy and Taylor had never met before, but when they heard Kathryn describing her wish to take her kids and grandkids to Disney World, they moved to the same table and started to formulate a plan

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Students raise money to fulfill an elderly woman’s dream of visiting Disney World