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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: Grace Callwood, Founder of The We Cancerve Movement

Grace Callwood founded The We Cancerve Movement, a non-profit that creates ways for youth to help other children who are homeless, sick, and in foster care. Grace began her work at age 7 following her diagnosis with Stage IV Non- Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Unable to attend school because of chemotherapy, she donated her new back-to-school clothes […]

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: 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 […]