Tag: Education


Bronx Kids Boogie, Learn & Laugh With Help of Nonprofit

November 21, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

The Bronx has ranked at the bottom of New York…


Thousands of At-Risk Girls Gain 100% College Acceptance & Full Scholarships

October 11, 2016Posted by Wendy Joan Biddlecombe

It isn’t often that we hear 100% graduation rate, 100%…


How Prepared Are Our Kids For Serious Emergencies Like Hurricane Matthew?

October 10, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

From the editor: As someone who knows firsthand how chaotic…


Theater Program for Low Income Kids Rewrites Script on Possibilities

October 6, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

For many children in this country, opportunity is few and far…


Help Rescue Students in Philippines From Broken Plastic Bags

September 19, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

Growing up in poverty in Mindanao, a remote, mountainous region…

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100 Lives Matter: Changing Ethiopia’s Future, One Girl at a Time

July 25, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

When Tamara Horton traveled to Ethiopia to adopt her son,…

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Surprising “Green” Solution to School Shortage Literally Ships Into U.S.

July 18, 2016Posted by Terry Turner

In developing countries and even struggling neighborhoods here in the…

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Trouble In Paradise: Teen’s Nonprofit Educates Invisible Children of St. Thomas

July 13, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

For the thousands of children who call St. Thomas home,…

WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 16:  Sophia Sanchez-Maes accepts the Jefferson award for Outstanding National or Global Service by a Young American 25 or Under at the Jefferson Awards Foundation 2016 National Ceremony on June 16, 2016 in Washington City.  (Photo by Larry French/Getty Images for Jefferson Awards Foundation) *** Local Caption *** Sophia Sanchez-Maes

She’s 18 and Working With NASA on the 2020 Mars Rover

June 20, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

What do an 18-year-old aspiring scientist and the 51-year-old Former…

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Professors Offer Higher Learning for the Price of a Movie Ticket

June 1, 2016Posted by Linda Hernandez

High tuition costs can put college education out of reach…


“Barbershop Books” Cuts Through Children’s Literacy Gap

May 3, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Chances are, we wouldn’t consider a child staring quietly out…


Get With The Pajama Program: Showing Millions of Kids Someone Cares

January 28, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

It’s a part of the volunteer narrative we don’t often…