One Pre-Teen’s Shoe Drive Fundraiser to Help Another Child in Need

posted on June 20, 2018

This is the story of two amazing kids. The first is Michaela “Mickey” Merrill who is a young child that is suffering from Sanfilippo Syndrome, more commonly known as Children’s Alzheimers, which is a terminal genetic disorder. Her family describes Mickey as a “bubbly, delightful little girl with a big belly laugh and a giant […]

Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen Raises Money for A Child’s Service Dog

posted on June 6, 2018

Nicole Hannah is an outstanding young woman in our minds and that of others. She is Miss Delaware’s Outstanding Teen for 2017, and her commitment to service to others was proven when she decided to raise money for someone she had never met. As part of her platform, Nicole’s community service platform was “Animal Connection […]

Rochester Area Blind Athletes Collect Shoes for Their Program Activities

posted on May 23, 2018

Early in 2017, the Rochester Area Blind Athletes, Inc. established itself in the Greater Rochester area of New York State so they can work with individuals in the community who are blind in support of sporting and recreational opportunities for them. Like many organizations, this dynamic group wanted to offer their programs, but they needed […]

A Successful Shoe Drive Fundraiser for A Child’s Adoption

posted on May 9, 2018

Around the world, over 17 million children are orphans who live in orphanages or even on the streets, where they’re even more vulnerable to violence and trafficking. In the U.S. there are more than 400,000 children who are waiting in foster homes to be adopted by a family that will love and care for them. […]

How Justin Raised Money for His Service Dog

posted on April 13, 2018

4 Paws for Ability is a great organization, as 13-year-old Justin and his family have discovered. Justin was born hearing impaired, which means each day he is wearing a hearing aid so he can hear. Justin cannot hear without his hearing aids, but the reality is that he can’t be with the hearing aids every […]