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This Mom And Her Son Have The Cutest Project In Their Yard

"It's always available, no guilt, no pressure, no paperwork."

Posted on January 11, 2017, at 5:48 p.m. ET

Meet Maggie Ballard and her 6-year-old son, Paxton Burns. They live in Wichita, Kansas.

Maggie Ballard

Ballard told BuzzFeed News that since October, the pair have had this "blessing box" in their front yard. "Take a blessing when you need one. Leave blessing when you can," the sign reads.

Maggie Ballard

Inside the box are everyday essentials like food and hygiene products.

Maggie Ballard

Ballard said that people come late at night or early in the morning to retrieve the "blessings."

The quietness of the effort appeals to her. "I love that it provides anonymity for people taking and people leaving. It's always available, no guilt, no pressure, no paperwork," she said.

A butcher in the local grocery store has donated to the cause.

Maggie Ballard

As have many others, leaving goods anonymously on the family's doorstep.

Maggie Ballard

Those who have benefited from the box have delivered touching notes, like this one, to show their appreciation.

Maggie Ballard

Paxton's mom said that her son is a passionate co-founder.

"It's the last thing he does before bed and the first thing, ok — the second thing he does when he wakes up!" she said.

A BuzzFeed News investigation, in partnership with the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, based on thousands of documents the government didn't want you to see.