By Cleve Bryan

WINSLOW TOWNSHIP, N.J. (CBS) — 5-year-old William Evertz decided with his family to make this “Kindness Day.”

William’s been doing chores and earning money so he can help other people.

READ MORE: Pennsbury School Board President Details Violent Threats Made Against Board Members

“We watched a video of someone helping the homeless and next thing you know it kind of took off,” says his mother Tara Evertz.

He started “Kindness Day” by dropping off lunch to his heroes at the Winslow Township Police Department.

READ MORE: 7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Strawberry Mansion Hit-And-Run, Police Say

“Cause they keep us safe,” William explained when asked about his fondness for police.

After lunch William planned to drop off toys and school supplies to kids at a domestic violence shelter, food to the animal shelter and giving a less fortunate family 25 dollars from his allowance to help with daycare.

For his kind the police department made him an honorary police officer with a badge and bag of goodies.

MORE NEWS: Accused Jefferson University Hospital Shooter Stacey Hayes Found Unfit To Stand Trial

“He wants to help people, he likes being kind. When we all signed up for this job that was our thing – we want to help people and I think he’s going to do a good job,” says Lt. Chris Dubler.