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Kids Making a Difference: Chloe Snyder, CEO of Give Back Bags

At just five-years-old, Chloe Snyder is the CEO and face of GIVE BACK BAGS, and has been called the “Youngest Philanthropist in the World!” Since Chloe took her first steps, she could not wait to participate in her family’s philanthropic charity events with Project Pop Drop and join the giving movement. Chloe continuously brings light, life, smiles […]

Kids Making a Difference: Jahkil Naeem Jackson, Founder of Project i AM

Jahkil is on a mission to build awareness of homelessness and to help the homeless population by offering them what he calls “Blessing Bags,” a giveaway filled with wipes, socks, deodorant, hand sanitizer, granola bars, toothbrushes, toothpaste, bottled water, and more. In just a few years, Jahkil’s efforts have touched over 20,000 men, women and […]

Kids Making a Difference: Brandon and Sebastian, Founders of Are You Kidding Socks

Brandon and Sebastian are 2 amazing young boys that have not only been living their passion of designing and selling their own line of kids and adult socks but they are making a difference at the same time.  Sebastian, 11 years old, is the C.E.O. and designer for Are You Kidding®. Brandon, 13 years old, is the Director of Sales or as he […]

Kids Making a Difference: Alex Hart-Upendo, Founder of Build-A-Bow

  Alex Hart-Upendo is no stranger to fashion or business. At 12 years old, the Racine resident has got a keen sense for both.  “I was bullied in school and called a ‘nerd’ and ‘dork’ and that made me think of a how a nerd is pictured wearing glasses and a bow tie. I saw […]

Kids Making a Difference: Khloe Thompson, Founder of Khloe Kares

Khloe founded Khloe Kares to help homeless women and has sewn and distributed more than 4,000 tote bags filled with toiletries and essentials. She began her work as an 8-year-old after passing the same homeless people on her walk to school each day. We are thrilled to have Khloe as our Wonder Crate Kid of […]

Kids Making A Difference: The Bennett Brothers, Founders Of Bennett Brothers Balm

The Bennett Brothers, Harry and Heath,  were inspired to create Bennett Brothers Balm when their friend was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in May of 2016.  They wanted to do something to help him feel better and also raise money for cancer research. They learned that cancer patients’ lips and skin can get very dry from […]

Kids Making a Difference: Liv Van Ledtje, Founder of LivBits

Liv is an 11 year old that loves sharks and hopes someday to be an ichthyologist. She is a lover of books, ballet and an advocate for digital citizenship and student voice on social media. She uses Instagram, Vimeo, and Twitter to share her passions through positive social media posts. She is also an ambassador […]

Raising Boys in a Culture of Toxic Masculinity

By now we have all seen the Gillette ad addressing toxic masculinity. Kudos to them for thrusting this important conversation into the spotlight. If we want to put an end to sexual harassment and truly embrace gender equality we need to get rid of  outdated gender stereotypes. The notion that boys are supposed to be strong […]

Kids Making a Difference: Kedar Narayann, Founder of Heart for Wildlife

Kedar is a 10 year old from Pennsylvania that loves pollinators. Bees are his favorite pollinator, and he’s worried about them. There aren’t enough gardens with plants that help pollinators thrive so Kedar came up with a solution. When he was just 8 years old he created an app called Pollinator for a Pet that […]

Kids Making a Difference: Maria Keller, Founder of Read Indeed

Read Indeed was founded in 2009 by book enthusiast Maria Keller when she was 8 years old. Since its inception, this youth-driven organization has collected and gifted more than 2.6 MILLION books to children in need. Today, the organization is overseen by college student Maria Keller, with her 14-year-old brother, Ryan, now at the helm—collecting […]