Humanity Rising Service Stories

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Jaya Gupta throws birthday parties for kids

I started a nonprofit that gives birthdays to children who live in unfortunate conditions. I chose this cause because it was do-able, realistic, as...
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Hanel Yu helps feed disadvantaged children

All my life, I heard about hunger, thought about hunger, and discussed about hunger, but I never had a hand in the issue. Such serious issues seemed...
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CodeUCan uses coding to make a positive influence

For my service challenge I founded a program called CodeUCan. The program teaches elementary and middle school students programming in HTML,CSS and...
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Bonita Murphy was inspired to start a ballet camp

As a young child, my parents took me to see a performance of the Nutcracker. As I sat there watching the ballerinas dance across the stage, I began...
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C.A.M.P. counselor works with youths with disabilities

At Camp C.A.M.P. I was a volunteer counselor for campers/people who have mental/intellectual/physical disabilities. At camp, we spend a week (sunday...
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The Sit With Us app helps students meet new friends

At my old school [a private all-girls academy], I was severely bullied. I was ostracized by pretty much everyone. I ended up eating lunch alone for a...
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