Weston boy 'overwhelmed' at heart-warming response to car washing business

AJ Williams with Weston Mayor James Clayton

Weston Mayor, Cllr James Clayton, visiting AJ Williams to support his new car washing business. - Credit: Antony Williams

A 13-year-old Weston boy who started washing cars to save money has been inundated with gifts for his efforts including a PlayStation 4 and a £100 tip. 

AJ Williams, who attends Hans Price Academy, started washing his neighbours' cars to save up for a PlayStation. AJ asked people to donate what they feel the work is worth, and cars with blue badges receive a free wash. 

Moved by his hard work, people began stopping AJ in the street to give him money, and a generous donor also presented him with a PlayStation. 

AJ Williams with his new PlayStation 4.

AJ with his new PlayStation 4. - Credit: Antony Williams

AJ and his dad are 'overwhelmed at the response from the community, and AJ is planning to use the money he has raised so far to donate a hamper of food to the Foodbank. 

His dad Antony Williams said: “I’m over-the-moon proud of him. People started pulling up on the street while he was washing cars and giving him money.

"Someone came to the house with an envelope and £100 and another lady donated a PlayStation. 

“Thank you to everyone in Weston. I didn’t know how many nice people there were. So many people have been amazing.” 

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AJ and his family appeared on Channel 5's Rich House, Poor House show in 2017.

To book AJ’s Car Washing, message his dad Antony Paul Williams on Facebook. 

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