Tag Archives: Give Back

Children’s Rights Supporters Swizz Beatz and Comedian Monroe Martin are Today’s Honoree

May is a month marked by students celebrating academic feats and achievements. However, May is also National Foster Care Awareness Month, and for the more than 670,000 who spend time in U.S. foster care every year, the month of May … Continue reading

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Entertainer MichaelStar is Today’s Honoree

Michael Theo Johnson, began singing at the age of two where he would belt out his rendition of “My sunshine has come” by Angie Stone while walking around the house with a microphone. Michaelstar’s mother left New York with Michael when he was … Continue reading

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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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