WAUKEE, Iowa – A seventh grade student in Waukee has a big heart with a big idea to help other children in need. She hopes it inspires others to make a difference in the community. Izabella Arndt is a natural leading an interest group at South Middle School in Waukee. The group is making posters for her big project. She said, “When I turned ten, I wanted to help out my community because I have a whole room of toys in my house, and I don`t need any more toys in my house.” Instead of presents for her birthday, Izabella collected items to fill backpacks for foster kids. She collected enough to fill 39 that year. Now, she is asking classmates to bring hair brushes, tooth brushes, hand sanitizer and more. “We have these adorable stuffed animals because my friend said that when she was ripped out, she didn`t get to take her favorite stuffed animals,” she said. Izabella can imagine what that would be like. She was an orphan until Lisa and Dan Arndt adopted her when she was three. Lisa said, “We spent 21 days in China with her, and then we brought her home.” Dan Arndt said, “I’m very proud of all this. Everything she`s accomplished. Her goals that she has in life.” The...