Tag: cause

Peyton’s Promise – “Making the World a Better Place, One Can at a Time”!

When Peyton Medick was eight years old, she watched a TV news show that talked about hunger in America. She learned about a boy who, at 5 years old, did not know what breakfast, lunch, and dinner were. Heartbroken, Peyton knew she had to do something to help. Peyton realized… Read more »

Timmy “Mini” Tyrrell – “Burn Rubber to Help Another”

Eight-year-old Timmy Tyrrell goes by the nickname “Mini”, but his heart and his dedication to helping others are anything but. When Mini learned that his friend Ella got cancer, he wanted to help, and he knew just what he could do….. Mini loves go-kart racing, so he decided to take this passion and use… Read more »

Wheels to Africa – Sending Bikes to Those Who Need them Most!

When teenager Winston Duncan was 10 years old, he and his family took a trip to Africa. What started out as a vacation turned into the inspiration for a wonderful way to help the poor African people Winston saw on his trip….. During his trip, Winston saw a boy and… Read more »

AngelRide – Pedaling With a Powerful Purpose!

AngelRide is an annual event, held in Connecticut, that truly lives up to its name. AngelRide is a cycling event that began in 2004 to help raise money for kids with cancer. Its name comes from Angela “Angel” Uihlein, a 20-year-old who was diagnosed with leukemia in 2002 but now is cancer-free!… Read more »

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… Read more »

Adele’s Literacy Library – Bringing the Joy of Reading to All Kids!

Like many teenage girls, Adele Taylor has a passion for reading. However, for Adele, simply reading on her own was not enough. Adele’s passion for reading made her realize that all kids should be able to have the gift of reading, and that reading could help kids be successful in… Read more »

Abby Miller – Friendship at its Finest!

Abby Miller is a teenager with a passion for music – she enjoys playing the guitar and singing, and she is good at it! But more importantly, Abby also has a passion for a very special friend. Abby’s friend is a young girl named Taylor Love, and the two have been inseparable… Read more »

Freedom Service Dogs – Taking “Man’s Best Friend” to a Whole New Level!

It is often said that dogs are man’s best friend. Well, this has never been more true than with a very special group of dogs called Freedom Service Dogs. These dogs, who originally come from shelters, are specially trained to be able to help people with everyday tasks. And the people… Read more »

Cell Phones for Soldiers – Keeping Military Families Connected

Brittany and Robbie Bergquist, two teenagers from Massachusetts, heard a news report one day about a soldier who had racked up a huge cell phone bill in order to keep in touch with his family back home. If the soldier couldn’t pay the bill, he would lose his phone service. Brittany… Read more »

Earth Day 2012 – Taking Care of Our Home and Preserving Our Future

Every spring, on April 22, the world marks one of its most important observances – Earth Day! Why is it so significant? Earth Day is extremely important because it’s all about the future of the planet we call home! Earth Day celebrates the earth we have and strongly encourages all people to… Read more »