WEST HARTFORD - Southington pediatrician Dr. Alpa Patel was raised with a deep seated belief, "If we're doing well, then we should take care of those less fortunate than us."
She has passed this mantra down to her two children; her 13-year-old son Ishaan is now a budding philanthropist.
Ishaan recently founded Planting Pencils, a non-profit organization dedicated to donating money and supplies to underfunded schools, to promote education and empower children around the globe.
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