April 16, 2015 11:38am
By collecting and distributing more than 153,000 toothbrushes, this teen is giving people in developing countries a healthy smile.
March 19, 2015 12:09pm
Val Weisler started a website that connects teens with mentors to learn skills that can be applied to community service and their careers.
March 12, 2015 12:29pm
14-year-old Zoe Butchen has raised over $50,000 for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research with the help of a hit song.
March 5, 2015 12:37pm
As a Los Angeles high school student, Yaniv Sadka started Teens Curing Cancer, a club that has raised $12,000 so far.
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.