100 Long Valley Middle School students were inspired to make a difference to Change the World after listening to Malcolm Sutherland-Foggio. He came to their school and shared his story of battling bone cancer, having his hip removed, his fight to remission, and his desire to make a difference for other kids.
13 year old Malcolm founded an organization called “Make Some Noise” to raise research money to find cures for the 12 known types of childhood cancers.
In less than 3 years since forming the foundation, more than $750,000 has been raised. $200,000 was raised in the More >
Basil, it is interesting that you blogged about creating gardens for Earth Day because I just read a story about a 13 year old girl who is working to feed the hungry.
Katie Stagliano, at 9 years old, planted a tiny cabbage seedling that grew into a 40 pound cabbage. When she donated it to a local soup kitchen she was amazed that it could feed 275 people.
This act created an image for her of feeding a whole nation. So she created a goal to “wipe out Hunger in America.”
In 2009, Katie won the “Launch my Dream” More >
Daisy and Forrest, in keeping with the theme of blogging about entrepreneurs, I recently saw an article about Greyson MacLean, who is now 13 years old and the creator of BrickStix.
BrickStix are static cling decals and stickers for putting on plastic building blocks such as Lego and Mega Bloks.
MacLean loved Lego’s and was frustrated with the stickers that came with the sets. He said that if he pulled one off, gooey residue remained on the plastic, and if he left it on, the brick was permanently labeled.”
He said he “wanted a way to customize my builds More >
Hey everyone, while we have been blogging about summer camps, I thought I would add a blog about kids that did something extra-ordinary with their time this summer — hosting 8 fun, family friendly events to collect brand new shoes for kids in need!
After months of hard work and dedication, “The Shoe Crew,” a group of philanthropic kids, teens and celebrities successfully met their goal of collecting 2200 pairs of brand new athletic shoes to donate to underprivileged youth, just in time for school to start.
In early June, Vlado Footwear CEO Jill Kim, learned about the Shoe More >