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Zach Bonner Walks the Walk for the Homeless

Then Zach created the Little Red Wagon Foundation to focus on helping homeless kids. There are 1.3 million homeless kids who live in the United States.

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Joshua's Heart: A Remarkable Boy, Joshua Williams, Takes on World Hunger

You are never too young to make a difference. Since he was 5 years old, Joshua Williams has been accomplishing big things with his goal to end hunger. After seeing a tv commercial that showed children who were starving around the world, Joshua was moved to do something about it.  Starting with a $20 donation…

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Angelo Whittis – From Homeless to Honor Roll and Champion QB

Angelo Whittis has grown up without a solid family life. He was moved from relative to relative, sleeping on couches and in cars. He struggled both in school and out of school. He became one of over 1 million homeless children in the United States. Then, everything changed. When he was 15, and thinking about…

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Samantha Garvey – From Homelessness to High Honor!

In January 2012, high school senior Samantha Garvey was facing a very tough time. Her family, who had endured financial difficulties throughout her childhood, had just lost their home and had to take refuge in a local shelter. Samantha was a gifted, hard-working student, but her situation made it hard for her to focus. Then came great news……Samantha’s dedication to her studies…

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Phoebe Russell – Never Too Young to Make a Difference

Do you think you’re too young to make a difference? Well, think again! At only 5 years old, Phoebe Russell saw hungry people in her community, and she decided to do something about it….. Phoebe had seen people on a street one day holding up signs asking for food. She didn’t quite understand what it meant, so she asked her…

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Iced Capades Cakery – Bringing Birthday Treats to Those Who Need Them Most!

On your birthday, one very special part is celebrating with a treat such as a cake or cupcakes. However, for kids in shelters who are struggling just to get by, often a birthday treat is not a possibility. Two very special teenagers realized this fact, and they decided to do something about it…… Cousins Allison Nguyen and…

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Point Hope – A Voice for Forgotten Children

One hot summer night many years ago, radio personality Delilah Rene Luke was broadcasting in Philadelphia, PA. Jokingly, she described for her listeners a place in Alaska called Point Hope where they might seek refreshment from the hot temperatures. Later, she reflected on her joke, and she realized that the name Point Hope could truly mean…

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Jorge Munoz – An Angel in Queens

At 5’2”, Queens resident Jorge Munoz might not seem to have a big presence. But every night at 9:30, when he heads to a subway stop near his home, Jorge is the man of the hour. That is because every night, Jorge brings a hot dinner to over a hundred people in need of one – immigrants who…

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Hope for the Homeless, One Stitch at a Time

Shifra Mincer was a shy sixth grader when she was asked a question that changed her life. While serving dinner at a soup kitchen, someone asked the question “Can anyone here sew?”. Although she was nervous, Shifra spoke up and said that she could sew. It started her on a journey of kindness that would continue…

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Liz Murray – From Homeless Girl to Harvard Graduate!

Liz Murray’s life  started off in a pretty typical way – she had two parents and a sister, and she had a home to live in with them. But that life quickly turned bad, because her parents were drug addicts who neglected Liz and her sister to support their habits. The addiction ended up destroying her family and the life she had…

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