February 6, 2014 11:37am
Zakary Kadish served as a fundraiser and sometimes family spokesman after his younger brother was hit by lightning, resulting in a massive brain injury.
January 23, 2014 12:00pm
This week’s teen hero, Katie Hamelburg, spearheaded “Operation 18,000,” a year-long initiative challenging teens to donate their time.
January 17, 2014 12:58pm
This week’s Teen Hero, high school junior Sarah Fiske, shipped 50 bicycles to Haiti to help orphans get to school.
January 10, 2014 11:33am
This week’s Teen Hero, eighth-grader Lillian Pravda, launched a nonprofit, Vision For and From Children, that raises money for eye surgeries for children in need.
October 24, 2013 3:01pm
A high school senior and regional president of BBYO, Laura Yellen has organized programs to get her peers interested in the future of Detroit.
October 3, 2013 11:50am
Four years since he launched Students Do as an eighth-grader, Daniel Sobajian says the organization has collected $25,000 in school supplies and distributed them to 2,500 Los Angeles schoolchildren.
August 29, 2013 5:57pm
For the past two years, Ellie Dubin, 17, has run “Kesem Shel Shir,” the Magic of Music, a teen-led service project that provides free musical theater programs to underprivileged children.
August 14, 2013 12:14pm
Max Wallack — 17 and already a rising junior at Boston University — is the founder of PuzzlestoRemember, a non-profit that provides jigsaw puzzles to patients at Alzheimer’s and veteran’s facilities internationally.
July 29, 2013 1:33pm
Skylar Dorosin can’t imagine her life without water polo — so the 18 year-old Palo Alto, Calif. native is trying to use the sport to help underprivileged girls.
July 11, 2013 2:45pm
When Ben Hirschfeld first heard that students in developing African countries lack electricity and must endure noxious fumes from smoky kerosene lamps while reading and doing their schoolwork, the teenager from Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y., knew he had to find a way to help.