Thirteen finalist teams who submitted videos highlighting their completed projects. Read their summaries and watch each of their videos below.

A Little Piece of Home

Medical Lake H.S.

This team brought art supplies to Cheney Care Center, where they made crafts and told stories with elderly people. The residents were happy they came, but the students think they were the one who really received the gift.

Pangea

Ferris High School

Ferris High School created Personal Care Kits full of personal items like shampoo and deodorant. They distributed them to immigrant students from over 20 different countries and helped them adjust to the American culture

Backpack Buddies

Medical Lake High School

Medical Lake High School Leadership students made it their mission to send low-income families home with food for the weekend. Packing each backpack with two breakfasts, two lunches, two dinners, and snacks, this team has helped keep children full. If selected as the winner, they will use the money to buy healthier food for more kids.

Ferris Fashion Club

Ferris High School

Ferris Fashion Club teamed up with the Quilt of Valor Foundation to make quilts for troops and remind them they are loved, remembered, and greatly appreciated.

Box of Sunshine

Medical Lake High School

With $100, leadership students from Medical Lake High School filled boxes with yellow candy, cookies, chips, and other treats. They included a personal note in each, and sent Boxes of Sunshine to troops serving our country!

LCHS Student Council Juniors

Believing third grade to be extremely important in a child’s educational development, these “Literacy Heroes” visited third grade students at Dalton Elementary School to help improve their reading skills.

Team 3 Wilbur

Wilbur High School

Team 3 Wilbur purchased a large Christmas tree, placed it in a local coffee shop, and selected random students to receive Christmas gifts they want. Community members will have the opportunities to buy these Christmas gifts for children soon.

Changing the World One Blanket at a Time

Mead High School

Mead High School students spent their $100 at Joann Fabrics on materials to make tie-blankets. Next they donated the blankets to the Hutton Settlement to spread warmth and show the resident foster children they care.

West Valley High School FCCLA

Knowing that high school is a tough time, especially when you are a new student, West Valley High School FCCLA put together bags with a few school essentials and extra goodies just for fun to make new students more comfortable at their school. “Bag for a New Friend” is sure to welcome and relax new students!

West Valley High School FCCLA 2

“Have You Had a Bear Hug Today?” aims to give West Valley High School students and teachers a teddy bear and encouraging note whenever they need it.

Doodle Share

Mead High School

These students joined forces with Olive Crest, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping abused and neglected children. Bringing with them friendship bracelets, silly string, gummy snacks, and other goodies, the Doodle Share Team visited the Olive Crest kids and gave them a fun day to remember.

Bonding with Beads

Mead High School

Inspired by Kylie Comer’s own personal experience at Shriner’s hospital, she and her team entertained the young Shriner’s patients with a day of crafting beaded bracelets. Each child got to keep the bracelets and fun memories!

Senior Highs Hangin’ with Seniors

Ferris High School

This team created Senior Highs Hangin’ with to Seniors to bring together senior citizens and high school citizens. The students visited Touchmark Retirement Home once already, and will make more visits in the future.

Kranes for Kids

Mead High School

These kids created paper cranes out of dollar bills, sold them for $3 each, and used the funds to buy sweaters and sweatshirts for foster kids who need them.