Kids Who Care

Kids Who Care Award Winners 2013
Kids Who Care 2013

Kids Who Care: Tiffani Alexander

9:11 AM, Jun 19, 2013

Tiffani has worked with Prevent Child Abuse Rockdale for five years, creating a program for kids called "Butterflies, Beetles and Bees, Oh My."

Kids Who Care: Kyle Mercer

8:51 AM, Jun 18, 2013

Kyle co-founded the "Mercer Maniacs," a mentoring program and club for students who are deaf and hard-of-hearing.

Kids Who Care: Jason Gresham

11:13 AM, Jun 17, 2013

Jason Gresham has recorded more than 200 service hours with LEAD, where he serves as a tutor, mentor and baseball skills coach to local elementary and middle school children.

Kids Who Care: Bridget Reyes

1:49 PM, Jun 14, 2013

Bridget serves as a mentor for an elementary school student in the YELLS (Youth Empowerment through Learning, Leading and Serving) program, devoting at least three hours per week for the past three years.

Kids Who Care: Kaci Pollack

1:46 PM, Jun 14, 2013

Kaci is a junior at Allatoona High School, where she founded the teen chapter of A Crystal Stair, an organization which assists the homeless.

Kids Who Care: Zack Eller

9:24 AM, Jun 10, 2013

Zack has raised more than $13,000 through "woof-em down" dog biscuits, a non-profit business he created.

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About Kids Who Care

Since 1987, the Kids Who Care Awards have recognized the unselfish contributions of young people who dedicate themselves to making our community a better place. (Nomination Form) Kids Who Care Awards are made possible by 11Alive, Junior League of Atlanta and the Arby's Foundation.

Each year, five high school students are selected based on their service to a local organization or cause. In order to be considered, a student must be in grades nine through 12 and perform a service to the community that is not school-related.

Winners will receive an $1100 scholarship and a certificate of Excellence. They will also be recognized on 11Alive and honored at the Junior League of Atlanta's Annual Meeting in the Spring.

In order to nominate an outstanding teen for the Kids Who Care Award fill out the nomination form. You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the nomination form. Nomination forms should be sent to WXIA-TV, One Monroe Place, Atlanta, GA 30324. For more information, call (404) 873-9177.

Kids Who Care Stories

Kids Who Care give courage, compassion, patience

10:27 PM, Feb 7, 2013

Kids Who Care focus on giving their courage, compassion, ideas and patience.

Ga. boy back home after gun control letter scores White House invite

11:03 AM, Jan 17, 2013

Taejah Goode and his mother arrived back in Atlanta Wednesday night after meeting with the president at the White House on the gun controls proposals.

9-year-old CEO is 11Alive's Person of the Week

11:21 AM, Dec 1, 2012

An Austell charity has been helping homeless and cancer stricken children ever since its CEO was four years old.

8-year-old hero defies mom, calls 911

6:58 PM, Aug 13, 2012

An 8-year-old is credited with saving her mother's life after calling 911 despite protests that it was nothing serious.

Teen developed idea for summer music camp for kids

12:42 PM, Jun 22, 2012

ATLANTA -- Whether in a studio, in front of a crowd, or doing his solo thing, the soundtrack of life for Jonathan Velazquez involves music as a way of breaking down barriers.

Teen devotes her life to helping political refugees

1:18 PM, Jun 15, 2012

Saya Ahmed's life began in Iraq under dictator Saddam Hussein. Because of the challenges her family faced there, she devotes her life to helping other kids who've escaped oppression in the world.

Acworth teen inspires 'Strength in Stilettos'

7:26 AM, Jun 13, 2012

Nina Brante has been nominated for the 11Alive Kids Who Care Award for founding Strength in Stilettos, which provides prom dresses and scholarships to disadvantaged girls.

2011 Kids Who Care Winners

12:45 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2011 high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

2010 Kids Who Care Winners

12:39 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2010 high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

2009 Kids Who Care Winners

12:34 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2009 high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

2008 Kids Who Care Winners

12:29 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2008 high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

2007 Kids Who Care Winners

12:23 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2007 high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

2006 Kids Who Care Winners

12:14 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2006 five high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

2005 Kids Who Care Winners

10:14 AM, Jun 12, 2012

The 2005 five high school students who were selected based on their service to a local organization or cause as Kids Who Care.

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