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The Power of Community Service

Mar 27, 2015

The Power of Community Service

In BBYO, the unspoken rules of high school do not apply. All are welcome, and everyone is made to feel important and included. In this environment, weekly meetings and events become outlets for teens who shy away from raising their hands in class or joining school clubs.

Mar 26, 2015

Teen is agent of change for diversity and acceptance

Jake Goldman of Greater Kansas City AZA #2 has been recognized as FOX 4 Kansas City's Young Achiever of the week for his work on the event "Seven Days, Make a Ripple, Change the World."

Mar 23, 2015

J-Serve Combines Teens, Service, Fun

J-Serve Atlanta is one of more than 200 international projects in which teens will participate as they explore the Jewish values of gemilut chasidim (acts of lovingkindness); tzedakah (just and charitable giving); and tikkun olam (the responsibility to repair the world) this April.

Mar 19, 2015

Alephs and BBGs Across the Order Stand Up Against Domestic Violence

Oakland BBG of BBYO's Central Region West and the Alephs of Northern Region East: DC Council are speaking up across the nation to raise awareness for domestic violence and sexual assault. See how you too can get involved!

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Mar 12, 2015

Zoe Butchen uses Taylor Swift song to fight Parkinson’s

BBYO teen Zoe Butchen didn’t know much about Parkinson’s disease the night her dad, Jeff, told her and her brother at their kitchen table of his recent diagnosis of the disorder.

Mar 6, 2015

Teen honored with Bryna Zehngut award

The advisory council of the Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Women’s Philanthropy awards its ninth annual Bryna Zehngut Mitzvot Award recognizing an outstanding Jewish teenage girl in the community. The award

Mar 5, 2015

NCSY teens visit Capitol, lobby legislators

A handful of Bay Area Jewish teens, with our partners at NCSY, got a taste of real-world political lobbying this week when they participated in the annual Teen Advocacy Program trip to Sacramento.

Two Jewish Teens Honored for Leadership

Feb 28, 2015

Two Jewish Teens Honored for Leadership

The Lappin Foundation is pleased to announce its inaugural awards for teen leadership and Israel advocacy to two BBYO teens. Trevor Brown, 18, of Georgetown, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Youth to Israel Jewish Teen Leadership Award. Andrew Jacobson, 17, of Swampscott, will receive the 2015 Youth to Israel Exceptional Teen Israel Advocate Award.

Feb 19, 2015

Howard County BBYO to Join J-Serve

Howard County’s chapter of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO) will join in J-Serve, the international Jewish day of youth service, on March 15.

Jan 23, 2015

Teen combines love of basketball, music for innovative community service project

Ahava Greenbaum has found a way to combine her love for basketball with her interest in giving back to the community.

Jan 9, 2015

Are you Ready to Turn the Tables this MLK Day?

Turn the Tables was conceived by our partners at Repair the World in an effort to promote Dr. Martin Luther King’s annual Day of Service on January 19, 2015.

Dec 29, 2014

Hillsborough teen's community service bill may reach Senate committee floor

Max Nelson, a junior at Hillsborough High in New Jersey, is the author of a proposed bill to put community service on the curriculum for high school students in New Jersey.

Dec 29, 2014

Jewish teen’s website a hi-tech spin on community service

Edan Evenhaim raised $50,000 for his venture which makes high schools’ volunteer requirements a social (media) experience.

Dec 29, 2014

Teens raise money for those in need at ‘Hunger Games’ showing

BBYO and DoSomething.org teamed up to launch “Can-Tribute,” a campaign that rallied young people across North America to fight hunger in their local community through a food collection drive. BBYO's Michigan region had almost 400 teens in attendance and donated over 1,200 pounds of food to local food banks.

Dec 21, 2014

Be a Part of National Drug Facts Week

National Drug Facts Week (NDFW) is a national health observance for teens to promote local events that use National Institute of Drug Abuse science to shatter the myths about drugs. Find out how you can get involved!

Dec 12, 2014

Greenwich's Temple Sholom Teens Volunteer With Habitat For Humanity

Teens from Greenwich's Temple Sholom’s Judah BBYO chapter, Temple Sholom’s teen choir, and JTeen of Westchester completed a community service initiative after volunteering with Habitat for Humanity of Westchester in New Rochelle, N.Y.

 Youth Groups Join Together to Fight Hunger at the ‘Hunger Games’

Dec 11, 2014

Youth Groups Join Together to Fight Hunger at the ‘Hunger Games’

Raising awareness of hunger was one of the reasons 289 local Jewish teenagers came together through BBYO for a pre-screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” last month.

BBYO'ers Collect Food during Hunger Campaign

Dec 7, 2014

BBYO'ers Collect Food during Hunger Campaign

BBYO teamed up to launch “Can-Tribute”, a campaign that rallied young people across North America to fight hunger in their local community.

510,000 Pounds of Canned Goods Collected for Hungry

Dec 5, 2014

510,000 Pounds of Canned Goods Collected for Hungry

BBYO andDoSomething.org‘s five-week hunger advocacy and awareness campaign,Can-Tribute, concluded on Sunday, November 30. As a result, 15,000 youth across North America collected over 510,000 pounds of canned goods to donate to food banks in their communities.

BBYO Westchester Fights Hunger With ‘Can-Tribute’ Campaign

Dec 5, 2014

BBYO Westchester Fights Hunger With ‘Can-Tribute’ Campaign

BBYO, the world’s leading pluralistic Jewish youth movement and DoSomething.org, the largest not-for-profit for young people and social change, teamed up this fall to launch “Can-Tribute,” a campaign that brought together young people across North America to fight hunger in their local community through a food collection drive.