When it comes to wanting to help others, Lily Gordon does more than talk the talk. She runs at full-speed. This 16-year-old’s efforts have led to a clean water system and brick oven to supply food for villagers in Tanzania. And she has more plans on the way.
For many residents in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood, the sound of Herman Travis’ clacking shopping cart each Tuesday is heavenly.
These young heroes have raised money, rallied resources and heightened visibility to enable the San Francisco Food Bank to serve more than 135,000 meals.
I can truly say that though she’s only 6, Phoebe Russell is the best teacher I’ve ever had when it comes to the true meaning of “service.”
What can you do to make an impact on your community? Like Phoebe and Lee showed us, it doesn’t have to be a BIG project..
Since publishing our story about 5-year-old Phoebe Russell’s efforts to feed the hungry, donations and reactions have poured in.