February 26, 2015 11:48am
The Teen Heroes column is sponsored by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. To learn more about the foundation’s $36,000 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, visit http://dillerteenawards.org. WASHINGTON (JTA) —After taking a class on Jewish ethics at his synagogue, 17-year-old Noah Levinson was left wondering about the future of those less fortunate than himself. “We are…
February 19, 2015 12:45pm
The Illinois high school freshman’s event to help special needs kids get equestrian therapy has brought in more than $47,000 over nine years.
February 5, 2015 12:24pm
The Teen Heroes column is sponsored by the Helen Diller Family Foundation. To learn more about the foundation’s $36,000 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, visit http://dillerteenawards.org. (JTA) — While visiting his grandmother in Florida last winter break, Connor Tukel helped set up her new iPhone. “Then it hit me that it was so easy for…
January 29, 2015 12:28pm
The Californian’s Ambassadors for Hope Club has raised over $8,000 for cancer-related causes.
January 15, 2015 12:34pm
Dubbing her project “Operation Soap Dish,” this 15-year-old partners with supermarkets, toiletry manufacturers, synagogues, churches and fraternities at nearby Syracuse University to collect and distribute more than 28,000 items.
January 8, 2015 3:55pm
Dylan Sharp used his bar mitzvah to raise almost $50,000 for an organization rescuing at-risk Jewish children in Ukraine. Now he’s sending the word across the U.S.
December 11, 2014 11:40am
Edan Evanheim’s website matches teens with community service opportunities based on their location, skills and interests.
December 4, 2014 2:10pm
Nichols, an actor who has appeared in several films, has raised $13,000 for the nonprofit he launched and collected 5,000 pounds of food for his Long Island, N.Y., pantry.
November 20, 2014 11:45am
Toch, who was born with cerebral palsy, started Mind Before Mouth, an organization that sends teens to speak to groups on a diverse range of issues.
November 13, 2014 12:08pm
After building a soccer field from scratch in an impoverished Nicaraguan village this summer, the two 17-year-olds returned home with the goal of raising $7,500 to build another field this February.