Archive for Category: Kid Heroes

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Kid Hero on Duty: Julianna’s Adventures at the Boys & Girls Club

Julianna, an 11 year old, 5th grade student of Branson Elementary has been a kid hero and member of the Boys & Girls Club of the Ozarks since she was seven years old. She attends the Club as a ‘tween’ member where she participates in fun activities and programs...

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Kid Hero Ruby Kate Chitsey: A Super Power Called Kindness

Ruby Kate Chitsey started a movement that’s taken the world by storm—or you could say, by heart. It’s called Three Wishes for Ruby’s Residents. The amazing 11-year-old kid hero from Harrison, Arkansas wants to do good, and she’s raised nearly $250,000 through her GoFundMe campaign and charity Facebook page...

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Kid Heroes: Komen Kids Raise Funds for a Cure

Kari N., a breast cancer survivor, calls her son, Charles, an “old soul.” “My mom was diagnosed with breast cancer before I was born,” the 9-year-old Bentonville fourth grader told me. “I really feel lucky she did survive or I wouldn’t be here talking to you right now.”

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Giving Back: Kids Volunteering to Find Their Passions

When it comes to community involvement and its importance for adults and kids alike, Christina Hinds knows what she is talking about. “We all grow up in our own socioeconomic groups and networks,” she said. “With kids it’s in their own schools. Volunteering lets them see a broader community in...

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Kid Hero Ryan Durby: Community Service and Volunteering

Ryan Durby’s interest in volunteering and community service started at an early age. “I guess it was cancer,” the 10-year-old Owl Creek Elementary fifth grader explained. “I was diagnosed when I was four-years old. We had to go to hospitals during the school year and I missed a lot...

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Kid Heroes Come in All Kinds: Evan Lee

Evan Lee, never meets a stranger. From the moment you see him, his bright smile, positive personality and bright green walker instantly draw you into conversation with him. Before you know it, you’ve made a new friend.

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