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MAKING A DIFFERENCE! Long Island Teen Raises $30K To Install Clean Water System In South America


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- 1444 days ago - newyork.cbslocal.com
A Long Island teen went from sponsoring a child through a charity to changing the lives in his impoverished village thousands of miles away.



   

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Teresa W (782)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 8:41 am
great news
 

Darren Woolsey (218)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 9:23 am
Brilliant stuff!
 

Christeen Anderson (298)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 9:26 am
This is a great story. Thank you.
 

Mandi T (366)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 10:49 am
:-)
 

ANA MARIJA R (200)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 11:32 am
well said, Christeen :)
 

Shirley S (187)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 4:44 pm
A wonderful initiative from a young person. (the video wouldn't play)
 

Ben B (18)
Saturday February 7, 2015, 7:52 pm
Excellent! Well done, grass-roots action making a positive difference in the world. Clean water should be a basic human right and indeed expectation. Without it disease and death soon follow.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 12:58 am
Well done.
 

Lynn Carin (406)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 1:35 am
Kudos to Kara - the world needs more young people like her... who are inspired, motivated and willing to make a positive difference - an amazing achievement worth calling 'heroic', in my book! Excellent story! Sending money to the 'child' she sponsored each month for nine years is pretty awesome, but going 'above and beyond' to raise $30K through fundraiser is a feat in itself - but, what the money was used for will change lives forever! Thanks for sharing this, Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 5:38 am
Thank you.
 

Darlene W (303)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 5:49 am
Awesome-need more like her-blessings to her.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 6:04 am
WELL DONE; VERY WELL DONE INDEED! So encouraging to see this.
 

. (0)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 9:08 am
Why didn't she help the poor and elderly in the USA?
 

Alina Kanaski (0)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 11:12 am
Thanks for sharing a wonderful story!
 

Freya H (345)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 12:34 pm
Bravo Kara Petrovic!

I can understand your feelings, Mary C. - but Kara has a right to select her cause. Maybe her next project will be on behalf of people here.
 

Janet B (0)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 12:45 pm
Thanks
 

Lois Jordan (63)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 2:26 pm
Noted. Thanks, Cal---just wonderful!
 

Roslyn McBride (32)
Sunday February 8, 2015, 11:28 pm
That's a teenager to be really proud of
 

Birgit W (160)
Monday February 9, 2015, 4:31 am
Wonderful. Thanks for sharing.
 

Kathleen Mireault (211)
Tuesday February 10, 2015, 5:18 pm
Kudos to Kara! Thanks so much for sharing, Cal.
 

joan silaco (578)
Thursday February 19, 2015, 9:11 pm
that was a wonderful story. you read a story like that, and you no there's hope for the future. i wish that the story will provoke others to do the same.
 
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