9Kids Who Care

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Congrats to 9Who Care winners

1:07 PM, Jun 10, 2011

KUSA - 9NEWS congratulates the 2010 - 2011 9Who Care winners.

9Kids Who Care: From a patient to a volunteer

4:38 PM, Mar 24, 2011

BOULDER - Amber Beserra was happy to skip her homecoming dance in order to volunteer with the Global Down Syndrome Foundation. Simply put, she would rather be volunteering than doing anything else.

Previous Kids Who Care winners

Congratulations to the 2008 9Kids Who Care

9:44 AM, Feb 4, 2009

KUSA - This month 9NEWS is honoring the nine outstanding kids selected for the 9Kids Who Care Award.

Jordan Anderson

7:14 PM, Feb 15, 2008

OTIS- Many students play basketball, football or baseball, but for Jordan Anderson these sports are his life. When he's not on the field or the court, Jordan is with younger athletes helping them to become better players.

Raeven Atty

10:38 AM, Feb 20, 2008

"I nominated Raeven because she's the person I want to be when I grow up," says Kyla Carter, a language arts teacher at Fort Collins High School.

Norma Bonilla

6:46 AM, Feb 21, 2008

Being smart isn't something Norma Bonilla is ashamed of. "I'm not going to lie, I'm kind of a nerdy person," she said.

Cindy Brockman

10:25 AM, Feb 14, 2008

Trail building can be hard work, but Cindy Brockman loves to pitch in–espessially when there's a chance of getting a little grungy. "When you're volunteering up here… you get to get dirty," she said happily.

Bonnie Cleaver

5:48 AM, Feb 26, 2008

For Bonnie Cleaver, 17, volunteering is for the birds. More appropriately, for Bonnie Cleaver, volunteering is with the birds.

Esther Honig

10:39 AM, Feb 20, 2008

While many people travel to Mexico, Esther Honig's trip opened her eyes to not only a new culture, but also their needs. "It was my first real, hands-on exposure to a third world country," she explains.

Claire Shepek

11:51 AM, Feb 20, 2008

Claire Shepek, 18, likes to make connections with people. At the Food Bank for Larimer County, she makes connections through cans of food.

Allyson Vance

7:13 PM, Feb 15, 2008

Allyson Vance has a gift. She's able to brighten up just about any room she walks into. "If someone is in a bad mood, I would just smile and they would seem to get more happy," Allyson explained.

2010 9Kids Who Care winners

2:31 PM, Feb 10, 2010

DENVER - Congratulations to the 2010 9Kids Who Care winners.

Peter Montoya

5:35 PM, Feb 19, 2009

COMMERCE CITY - If you've ever spotted graffiti tags in your neighborhood, it might inspire a bit of frustration.

Jenni Greenwald

6:22 PM, Feb 18, 2009

AURORA - Whether it's for a day or a week, it's never easy to spend time in the hospital, whether you're a patient or a family member.

Tyler Quintana

4:58 PM, Feb 17, 2009

KUSA - He's as serious as a CEO, yet he only turned 16 years old last week.

Kian Phair

5:06 PM, Feb 16, 2009

DENVER - Few have met him, but tens of thousands of families have felt the impact of his volunteering.

Riley Carney

5:31 PM, Feb 13, 2009

Riley believes that education can break the chain of poverty and exploitation. Her efforts have stocked books for children in a local women's shelter and have helped villages in Africa.

Noah Flieder

6:02 PM, Feb 12, 2009

Active in Boy Scouts, this young Scout knows that donations come in big and small packages. He has volunteered over 500 hours at the Denver Dumb Friends League.

Patrick Harold Warren

5:22 PM, Feb 11, 2009

Dealing with mental illness is hard enough for adults, but yet, Patrick has found over 400 hours of his time to help clients at the Jefferson Center for Mental Health.

Temara Ellinger

5:20 PM, Feb 10, 2009

One little wish can lead to big dreams and Temara knows this.  She raises money for a host of organizations, including cancer awareness, leukemia, MS and to gather and distribute blankets for those in the hospital.

Mark Rinkel

5:32 PM, Feb 9, 2009

His brother's life threatening illness inspired Mark to make a difference in all families living with Diabetes.

Congratulations to the 2009 9Kids Who Care Winners

5:02 PM, Feb 4, 2009

KUSA - This month 9NEWS is honoring the nine outstanding kids selected for the 9Kids Who Care Award.

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Gannett Foundation

The Gannett Foundation, a corporate foundation sponsored by Gannett Co., Inc., serves local organizations in those communities in which Gannett Co., Inc. has a local daily newspaper or television station. 9News is owned by Gannett Co., Inc.  Gannett Foundation grants are our way of helping to improve the quality of life and addressing the most pressing social and civic issues facing our community.

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