Tag: charity

Nicholas Lowinger – Incredible Teen Has Sole for the Homeless

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When he was just 5 years old, Nicholas Lowinger visited a homeless shelter with his mom. While there, he wanted to show off his new light up shoes. However, with his mom’s guidance, he realized this would not be a good idea. That is because when he looked around, many… Read more »

Great Hero Quotes for Kids

Great Hero Quotes for Kids

When you think of the word “hero”, who comes to mind? A firefighter? A soldier? A comic-book crimefighter? Well, these do all fit into the category of hero, but many others do as well. For instance, an animal that rescues its family from a fire is most definitely a hero! So… Read more »

Hannah Taylor – The LadyBug Foundation and Passion for the Homeless

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When Hannah Taylor was 5, she saw a person on the street eat out of a garbage can. The sight made her sad and angry, but it also did something else – it inspired in her a passion to help people like the one she saw. Hannah began by learning all… Read more »

Abbey Curran: Not Only Miss Iowa, But ‘Miss You Can Do It’

Abbey Curran:  Not Only Miss Iowa, But ‘Miss You Can Do It’

Abbey Curran was born with Cerebral Palsy, a condition that causes issues with muscle tone, posture and movement.  When she was a child, she was told that she would never walk without holding onto something.  Then, in her teens, long after she had conquered walking, she wanted to try out something… Read more »

Zach Bonner Walks the Walk for the Homeless

Zach Bonner Walks the Walk…12-year-old Crosses America to Help Homeless

Zach Bonner is one of the first and one of the most inspiring kids that we have profiled on IMK.  His passion is the homeless and he has been giving to those in need since he was only 6. In 2004, Hurricane Charley struck near his home in Tampa, Florida. Afterward, he collected 27… Read more »

Books With No Bounds… Teen Sisters on a Mission

Books With No Bounds… Teen Sisters on a Mission

InspireMyKids is so impressed with two teenage sisters Emma and Julia Mogus who founded an organization called “Books With No Bounds”.  They provide Aboriginal children and teens living in remote communities books donated by publishers, authors, schools, individuals and organizations.  They believe that every child deserves the opportunity to read… Read more »

Miracle on Mount Everest – One Man Gives Up His Dream To Save Another’s Life

Miracle on Mount Everest – One Man Gives Up His Dream To Save Another’s Life

In May 2006, Dan Mazur and his crew believed they were about to make their dream a reality. After a harrowing and dangerous ascent, they were just 1,000 feet from the summit of Mount Everest. That’s when they saw a flash of yellow up ahead. They moved closer, and they saw that the… Read more »