Tag Archives: Give Back

Rutgers University Medical Student Stephanie Oh is Today’s Honoree

Stephanie Oh knows what it’s like to live at the poverty line. After graduating college with a degree in bioengineering, she volunteered for AmeriCorps and subsisted on food stamps. “This experience made me better understand the struggles people face trying … Continue reading

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Open Source Gallery Founder Monika Wuhrer is Today’s Honoree

Impacted by the open source movement—which promotes freely shared, educational software and information—Open Source Gallery applies a similar ethos to create an approachable space, dedicated to the dissemination and accessibility of contemporary, visual art. Open Source is a thriving institution … Continue reading

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Bicycle Philanthropist Chester Jackson is Today’s Honoree

BY MIKE OWEN mowen@ledger-enquirer.com  King Johnson, 5, Camar Johnson, 8, and 1-year-old Ty Johnson beam as they receive the first three of 995 bicycles being given away Saturday. For Chester Jackson, it’s all about love. For the fifth year running, … Continue reading

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My Hometown Heroes Founder Danny Heinsohn is Today’s Honoree

In 2010, Danny Heinsohn celebrated his 10th year of brain cancer remission by founding My Hometown Heroes.  The goal was to raise $10,000, symbolic of the decade milestone of being cancer free.  Since 2011, we have awarded 26 college bound … Continue reading

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The GreenHouse Foundation Founders CeeLo Green and Shedonna Alexander are Today’s Honoree

The GreenHouse Foundation was founded by entertainer CeeLo Green and his sister Shedonna Alexander. Honoring a family tradition of community service and philanthropy, the organization was created to continue the legacy started by their grandmother, Ruby Callaway Robinson, Executive Director … Continue reading

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Our Little Miss Inc. President Teri Chandler is Today’s Honoree

Teri Chandler is the President of Our Little Miss Inc.  and she is a shinning example of a community leader with a heart who truly puts children first. Our Little Miss was founded by her mom, Marge Hannaman. As a professional … Continue reading

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