Teen girls raise $20,000 for cancer research

Two young Western New Yorkers have raised a significant amount of money to help fund child cancer research. Source: Teen girls raise $20,000 for cancer research Advertisements

Lakewood teens sleep outside to raise funds for homeless

Cardboard boxes provided the only shelter Saturday night for about 30 teens spending the night outdoors to raise money and awareness for local agencies providing support for the homeless. The Homeless Awareness Sleep Out, being staged for the 13th year, is a cornerstone ministry for the youth group of Lakewood Congregational Church, 1375 West Clifton…

Ozark City Schools provides hope, resources for homeless students

Inside school walls, students may appear to have their needs met and a place to go home to after the last bell. But in reality, there is a hidden population of homeless children. “We have several students that are classified as homeless. We have several that have come here because they have nowhere to go….

Muslim Youth Raise Money for Charity in Washington

Source: VOA News / Marissa Melton It was cool and unusually rainy Saturday in Washington, not the best day for an outdoor event, but that didn’t stop more than a dozen members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association from hosting a 5K run/walk to raise money for a local food bank and an international charity. Most…

Point Beach teen sings for childhood cancer charity

Source: Asbury Park Press / Jerry Carino The talented Mackenzie Malpass is selling a cover of “Bridge Over Troubled Water” to benefit Ocean of Love. That connection is strong. Malpass started helping Ocean of Love two years ago by recording a video rendition of Bette Midler’s “Wind Beneath My Wings.” It featured a 4-year-old cancer patient named…

Program helps homeless students succeed in school

Source: Local 10 News / Ben Kennedy A South Florida program is working to help thousands of homeless students have the resources they need to succeed in school. Project UP-START provides support to more than 6,000 homeless students within Miami-Dade County. They have a store-like room filled with donations like backpacks, supplies, clothing and even food….

Twisted Sister rock anthem remade to help kids with cancer

Source: Today / Allison Slater Tate   The warriors that are parents of pediatric cancer patients have a new and perhaps unlikely ally: Twisted Sister’s Dee Snider. The ’80s metal band frontman appears in a video directed by “Mindfreak” magicianCriss Angel, singing an acoustic, stripped-down version of his iconic 1984 battle cry for disaffected youth,…

Project H.O.M.E. provides shelter for homeless high school students

Source: WCBD / Tori Bolt Homeless students at R.B. Stall High School in North Charleston may soon have a roof over their head thanks to a new project in the works. Project H.O.M.E. stands for “Helping Others Mirror Excellence.” is an initiative by R.B. Stall High School principal Kim Wilson, to provide a home to displaced…