Syd Rocks

By: Jill Economos

About Syd Rocks

Sydney Martin started her rock making company at only eight years old during September of 2007. She would find rocks on the beach, drill a hole into them, and then put a string through the hole. Two years later, in 2010, Syd was diagnosed with Langerhan's Cell Histiocytosis (LCH). 100% of the proceeds go to LCH research.

Similarities Between Sydney Martin and Philip Knight

While Philip Knight did not have a possibly fatal heart disease, he still donated money to charities around the world. Actually, Phil is in the process of donating hundreds of millions of dollars to the University of Oregon. He has also donated over 100 million dollars to cancer research. Also, Sydney is donating money on a much smaller scale, however, it is the thought that counts