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Kids Making a Difference: Neil Deshmukh, Founder of PlantumAI

At just 16 years of age, Neil created an app called PlantumAI to help farmers in developing countries identify and treat crop disease. Neil was inspired during a 2016 trip to India where he visited the farm where his grandfather was working. He realized that farmers were spraying their crops with a multitude of pesticides in an effort […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Kids Making a Difference: Robbie Bond, Founder of Kids Speak for Parks

Robbie is a 10 year old from Honolulu, HI that loves nature. Kids Speak for Parks is a non-profit that Robbie started when he was 9 years old. Kids Speak for Parks is dedicated to educating youth about the importance of national parks and monuments.  We are so excited to have Robbie as one of our […]