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[2 May 2013 | No Comment | ]
Michigan Kindergartener Wins Disney Friends for Change Grant for Anti-Bullying Program

Every year, Disney Friends for Change partners with Youth Service America (YSA) to offer grants “to help make a lasting, positive change in the world.” This year, 60 grants were awarded to participants between the ages of 5-25 and living in cities from Annapolis to Willimantic.
One recipient is Allison Marciniak, a kindergartener at Mackensen Elementary in Bay City, MI. Her project, “Be a Buddy, Not a Bully,” is made up of kids from grades K-5, and the members meet once a week to discuss the effects of – and …

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[25 May 2012 | No Comment | ]
Youth Services of America & Disney Friends for Change Reveal Two New Grants

Youth Services of America in collaboration with Disney Friends for Change in Latin America and the UK have unveiled two new grant programs to further their goal of helping children make a positive impact on their world and those within it.
The new grant programs in the UK and Latin America are aimed at kids 5 to 18 and are designed to help kids get involved with creating a healthier planet while making a difference. Those who apply for these programs are able to help improve lives and make a real …