June 7, 2015 2:56pm
Talia Abrams, 16, secured $10,000 with the help of her mayor, state senator and representative to start a pilot garden of fruit trees and vegetables.
May 21, 2015 2:56pm
Lily Greenberg Call helped found Girls Give Back, a leadership group for teenage girls.
May 10, 2015 2:48pm
Zach Certner’s athletics program for special-needs children grew into a nonprofit with programming five nights a week.
April 30, 2015 5:01pm
“Who better than a patient with this specific disease?” asked Elana Simon, explaining why she chose to research a rare form of liver cancer.
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.
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