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In the News: Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award Winners

It’s August again, which means it’s time to celebrate this year’s Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards winners! Five exceptional teens are being recognized for their volunteer work with an Award and $36,000 to further their college education or their vision of tikkun olam or “repairing the world.”

Check out recent news on each of this year’s recipients:

Gabe at WalkGabe Ferrick, Santa Rosa, 16
Envision No Victims: One for All and All For One
Montgomery High’s Gabe Ferrick, on fighting genocide
He’s 16, but the $36,000 won’t go for a car
LizaLiza Gurtin, La Jolla, 17
Walk for Water
La Jolla teen wins prestigious award
Liza Gurtin: Proving Clean Water to Villages

Video of Liza on San Diego Living
Naftali in GardenNaftali Moed, Pacifica, 17
Oceana High School Garden
Pacifica Student Plants Seeds for the Future

Tikkun Olam
awards recognize teen gardening advocate
Casey in LiberiaCasey Robbins, Carmichael, 17
Textbooks for Liberia
Mira Loma’s Robbins wins scholarship
Foundation honors teen who aids Liberians
Daniel at Westside Children's CenterDaniel Sobajian, Los Angeles, 17
StudentsDo.org
Venice Student Honored and Businesses Get Noticed
Students win Diller prize

The Diller Teen Initiatives are funded by the Helen Diller Family Foundation, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund.


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