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Madeline '23 received The President’s Volunteer Service Award for the Gold Teen category for completing 100+ hours of philanthropy service for this past year. Madeline's philanthropy services hours covered a wide range of important causes, which include but are not limited to:

  • Hope for the Silent Voices, a pilot mentoring program with a student in Cambodia who is a victim of trafficking
  • Making thank you notecards for students so they could practice their handwriting skills
  • Writing notes to the bus drivers who were still delivering their lunches during the pandemic
  • Making lunches for the homeless
  • Making Halloween goody bags for patients at UI Health
  • Picking up unsold food from the Jewel supermarket to deliver to the local food pantry.

Madeline is a member of the National Charity League, Wilmette Chapter, the non-profit organization that certified her hours of service which were completed by March 31, 2021. 

Read more about the award and the program here.

Congratulations, Madeline!