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Using 'Hunger Games' to Help Fill Bellies

Nov 26, 2014

Using 'Hunger Games' to Help Fill Bellies

Just before the lights dimmed at an exclusive showing of the newest Hunger Games movie the night before its mass release last week, Evan Finkelstein and Leah Kay led a theater filled with about 200 of their teenage peers in a pledge to fight world hunger.

15,000 Youth “Can-Tribute” 200,000 Pounds of Food to Fight Hunger at Thanksgiving

Nov 26, 2014

15,000 Youth “Can-Tribute” 200,000 Pounds of Food to Fight Hunger at Thanksgiving

Just in time for Thanksgiving, 15,000 youth from across North America came together for Can-Tribute, a BBYO-and-DoSomething.org-led hunger awareness and advocacy campaign.

BBYO and DoSomething.org Partner for Successful Teen-led Thanksgving Food Drive

Nov 25, 2014

BBYO and DoSomething.org Partner for Successful Teen-led Thanksgving Food Drive

BBYO and DoSomething.org‘s five-week hunger advocacy and awareness campaign, Can-Tribute, will conclude on Sunday, Nov. 30. To date, 15,000 youth across North America collected 200,000 pounds of canned goods to donate to food banks in their communities.

Teens preview movie while filling food bank shelves

Nov 24, 2014

Teens preview movie while filling food bank shelves

These teens are fighting hunger. Local chapters of a worldwide Jewish youth movement, BBYO, have teamed up with a not-for-profit organization for young people and social change (DoSomething.org).

Philly Jewish Teens Raise Hunger Awareness at 'Hunger Games' Preview

Nov 21, 2014

Philly Jewish Teens Raise Hunger Awareness at 'Hunger Games' Preview

Just before the lights dimmed at an exclusive showing of the newest Hunger Games movie the night before its mass release, Evan Finkelstein and Leah Kay led a theater filled with about 200 of their teenage peers in a pledge to fight world hunger.

Nov 14, 2014

Jade Marcus and Jared Rothstein build bonds, soccer field in Nicaragua

Jade Marcus and Jared Rothstein bonded with peers as they tested their physical limits building a soccer field from scratch in an impoverished Nicaraguan village this summer.

Nov 13, 2014

Great Midwest Region Achieves Grapeness

On October 24th-26th, the Great Midwest Region participated in BBYO Stand UP's domestic violence awareness campaign Girls Achieve Grapeness in partnership with Jewish Women International and OPI.

Nov 13, 2014

Jewish teens repair the world through Stand UP initiative

South Jersey Region held its first Jewish Leadership Training Institute (JLTI) session on Stand UP, led by the Regional Shlichim Rachel Cohen and Andrew Quigley.

J-SERVE, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service

Nov 13, 2014

J-SERVE, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service

J-SERVE, the International Day of Jewish Youth Service, held in Pittsburgh each spring and attended by more than 200 teens annually, will be planned together this year by BBYO, the Agency for Jewish Learning, the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh’s Volunteer Center and Repair the World.

Nov 12, 2014

What’s New In Jewish Charity World

Giving teens the responsibility to research and make grants is a quickly growing trend. Above all, the giving process is intended to educate teens about Jewish values.

Nov 11, 2014

North Shore teens learn to advocate for Israel

During the Lappin Foundation's Teen Israel Advocacy four-session course, teens have the opportunity for more in-depth study of Israel and discussion of current events.

Jewish Community Voice

Nov 6, 2014

Gabe Baskin Trains Guide Dogs for the Blind

The Denver Jewish day school senior is clear-eyed about helping the visually impaired.

Jewish Community Voice

Nov 6, 2014

Mitzvah Day

Teens take part in all-night "THON" for Community Mitzvah Day

Nov 5, 2014

Longmeadow teen Ranen Mirot organizes book drive for Link to Libraries

Thirteen-year-old Ranen Mirot is helping Link to Libraries get books into the hands of needy children for his bar mitzvah project.

Nov 4, 2014

Temple Sholom teens volunteer time for Habitat for Humanity

Teens from Judah BBYO of Connecticut Valley Region as well as Temple Sholom’s teen choir, and JTeen of Westchester gathered in New Rochelle to volunteer for Habitat for Humanity of Westchester.

Oct 29, 2014

KOLOT – Answering a call for help

BBYO teens in Connecticut Valley Region launch “Lox Box” to help build a shelter for a kibbutz near Gaza.

Oct 23, 2014

Boston-area teen assists those in need

Maxine Harvey was awarded the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award in 2014 for her work with Debbie’s Treasure Chest, an organization that collects, stores and distributes donated items to needy families.

Oct 23, 2014

Jewish teen scores with Ecuador soccer camp project

Rachelle Murciano raised funds for three-week camp where girls who work to support their families have fun like the kids they are.

Oct 14, 2014

World Food Day is October 16!

On October 16, people around the world come together to declare their commitment to eradicate hunger in our lifetime. How will you help?

BBYO Taking Part in ‘Hunger Games’-Themed Food Drive

Oct 13, 2014

BBYO Taking Part in ‘Hunger Games’-Themed Food Drive

The local BBYO chapters of Abba Godol AZA and Kadimah BBG are participating in “Can-Tribute,” a food drive partnership between BBYO and DoSome thing.org.