Tag: homeless

IMK in Action – How Kids Can Help Reduce Poverty

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What’s The Deal? Most people have what they need. They have enough food to eat, clothes to wear, and shelter to call home. But some families and their children live in poverty and experience hard times. You may think that not having enough money for things we want is tough. But poverty… Read more »

Khloe Kares – 9 Year Old Khloe Thompson ‘Kares’ for the Homeless

Khloe Kares

During her walk to school each day in Irvine, California, 9 year old Khloe Thompson passes by many homeless women. But instead of just avoiding them, Khloe did something different.  She asked her mom what she could do to help them? This is when Khloe Kares was born! With her grandma’s… Read more »

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 »

Michael Swaine – Stitch By Stitch His Sewing Mends Hearts and a Community

Michael Swaine and His Sewing Machine

On the 15th of each month, for nearly 15 years, Michael Swaine, a college art professor in Northern California, wheels his old fashioned sewing machine into one of the toughest and poorest neighborhoods in San Francisco. Why would he ever do this you may ask?  His only purpose is to help others,… 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

Hannah

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 »

Veronika Scott – Empowering Homeless Women Stitch by Stitch

Veronika Scott

Veronika Scott grew up near Detroit, Michigan in a tough household environment. She took note of the over 20,000 Detroiters who are homeless which now equals 1 of every 42 residents. She worked hard in high school and was able to earn a college scholarship to study industrial design at the College for Creative… 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 »