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May 22, 2015

Greenwich Teens Raise Money to Help End Childhood Hunger

JCC Greenwich Teen Action Committee raised money to purchase a new freezer for the kosher food pantry of Jewish Family Service in Stamford.

May 22, 2015

San Diego teen empowers girls to become feminist advocates

Lily Greenberg Call helped found Girls Give Back, a leadership group for teenage girls through Jewish Family Services.

March of the Living retraces journey from death to freedom in Israel

May 14, 2015

March of the Living retraces journey from death to freedom in Israel

This year, BBYO Keystone Mountain Region member Jeremy Witchel had the honor of attending March of the Living, a journey to Poland to see the concentration camps, participate in Yom Hashoah services and then march with approximately 13,000 other people from Auschwitz to Birkenau to honor and remember the millions who did not survive this death march during World War II.

May 11, 2015

N.J. teen creates sports leagues for kids with disabilities

May 7, 2015

Jewish teens award grants to seven organizations

This year, 12 local high school students, who serve as the Tallahassee Jewish Federation Teen Philanthropy Initiative’s Teen Board, awarded grants totaling $12,000 to seven organizations that provide important services to individuals in need.

May 7, 2015

Seventh Grade Philanthropists Donate $1,000

Areyvut, a non-profit based in Bergenfield, NJ, just completed the sixth year of H.O.P.E. (Helping Organizations Provide Essentials) at Yeshivat Noam.

May 1, 2015

Orlando Jewish teens served their community at J-Serve

Ninety-three teens from the Greater Orlando area, along with 11,000 Jewish teens in 80 communities across 16 countries, participated in a day of community service and improvement projects as they took part in J‑Serve, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service on April 12.

Apr 23, 2015

Livingston, NJ Teen Named National Young Adult Honoree for 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis

Sixteen-year-old Lexi Narotzky of Livingston, NJ, has been named the National Young Adult Honoree of the 2015 Walk to Cure Arthritis, the Arthritis Foundation's signature event held in 115 communities to raise awareness about arthritis and funding for research to find a cure.

Apr 20, 2015

Greater Jersey Hudson River Region Teens Stand Up for Breast Cancer Research

Pascack Valley BBG and AZA of BBYO Greater Jersey Hudson River Region presented a check for nearly $15,000 to Play for P.I.N.K., a nonprofit breast cancer research organization and their BBYO Stand UP cause.

Central Jersey teens participate in J-Serve

Apr 20, 2015

Central Jersey teens participate in J-Serve

Organized by The Jewish Federation in the Heart of Central Jersey, more than 150 youth participated in J-Serve, an international day of community service

BAR's Rainbow BBG #2069 Partners with Bloomingdale’s to Stand Up to Violence Against Women

Apr 17, 2015

BAR's Rainbow BBG #2069 Partners with Bloomingdale’s to Stand Up to Violence Against Women

On Sunday, April 12, 2015, Rainbow BBG #2069 of BBYO Big Apple Region partnered with Bloomingdale’s in New York to raise awareness and break the cycle of violence against women through philanthropy as part of Girls Achieve Grapeness...Read More

Apr 16, 2015

J-Serve Pittburgh

This weekend in Pittsburgh, two hundred sixth- through 12th-grade area teens, along with 11,000 Jewish teens in 80 communities across 16 countries, will participate in a day of community service and improvement projects, as they take part in J-Serve: International Day of Jewish Youth Service on Sunday, April 19.

Pittsburgh Has Heart: J Serve

Apr 14, 2015

Pittsburgh Has Heart: J Serve

BBYO teens on the J-Serve Pittsburgh Steering Committee talk to CBS about the project.

Apr 14, 2015

Equal Pay Day is April 14!

Women make up nearly half of our nation's workforce. Yet today, women on average are paid only 78 cents for every dollar a man earns. Show your support by asking for #EqualPayNow

Apr 8, 2015

Atlanta Council Stand UP Month shows commitment to service

In March 2015, BBYO Atlanta Council #55 planned their inaugural Atlanta Council Stand UP Month supporting BBYO Stand UP, the grassroots movement of Jewish teens around the world taking action and tackling the issues and causes they care about the most.

Apr 7, 2015

Understanding Autism – Tips for Teens by a Teen

Alex Jackman is a 15-year-old autism advocate and the writer and director of the documentary, A Teen’s Guide to Understanding and Communicating with People with Autism.

Enough is Enough

Apr 3, 2015

Enough is Enough

Fewer and fewer campus rapes are being swept under the rug – or beneath the quad – thanks to brave young women and prevention programs that work.

Capitol Hill hears Montgomery teens’ voices on college sexual assault

Apr 1, 2015

Capitol Hill hears Montgomery teens’ voices on college sexual assault

Neatly dressed in suits and ties, high school and college students waited patiently Friday in Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s office on Capitol Hill

Apr 1, 2015

Hundreds show up to stand with Vandy’s AEPi and against anti-Semitism

On Monday, March 30, Nashville BBYO teens joined hundreds in the Nashville and Vanderbilt community in the Walk to Remember hosted by Alpha Epsilon Pi to spread Holocaust awareness and eradicate antisemitism on campus after a recent painting of swastikas in the AEPi house.

Jewish teens take to streets to serve

Mar 31, 2015

Jewish teens take to streets to serve

Approximately 300 teens within metro Atlanta, along with 11,000 Jewish teens in 80 communities across 16 countries, will participate in a day of community service and improvement projects as they take part in J-Serve.