Joshua began his donation drive when he was a third grader. For his birthday that year, he asked for canned goods instead of presents, the television station reported. In addition, Joshua collected more than 100 cans to donate to the food pantry.
"He thinks if kids are not thinking about being hungry, they will be more focused on school," his mother told KCCI.
Joshua recruits bakers for his sales and will accept donations from everyone.
"A woman walked up with only a dollar and asked what she could get for $1. Joshua said, 'Anything you want,'" Dawn LeRette told KCCI. "Those are the people we do this for."