teen-award-graphic-tikkun-olam-2010Five honorees took home checks for $36,000 after winning the Teen Tikkun Olam Awards (Hebrew for ‘repair the world’) for being outstanding teen role models in California.

Presented by the Helen Diller Family Foundation, the winners included:

A marine preservation program also that sparked youth-created environmental activist groups from coast to coast also received the award.

This is the fourth consecutive year that the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards were offered to Jewish teens. Find more winners on the Web, and watch their video (second one) below.

WATCH the video below… (More to read at KGO-TV in San Francisco)

The Diller Family Foundation video below, highlights all five winners in detail:

In 2007, Helen Diller and the Helen Diller Family Foundation created the Tikkun Olam Award program to recognize teens who are exceptional role models in their communities and beyond.

Each year up to five teens from throughout California are awarded $36,000 each for outstanding leadership, community service, and commitment to improving the world.


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