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Dwyer HS Student, NPB Resident Honored by State for Volunteer Work (InFlorida.com)

WEST PALM BEACH, FL – April 4, 2018 – Kayla Abramowitz, a North Palm Beach resident and student at William T. Dwyer High School has been honored by the Florida Department of Education as Outstanding School Volunteer in the Youth category for the State of Florida. Abramowitz was previously recognized as the Palm Beach County School District’s Outstanding Youth School Volunteer. She is the founder […]

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Smiles That Heal (InJupiter Magazine)

JUPITER, FL – Kayla Abramowitz, 15, cares about sick children and strives to make a difference for as many as she can reach. What drives her? Well, she is one herself. Kayla has lived with Crohn’s Disease, Juvenile Arthritis, and Eosinophilic Colitis, and those illnesses have unfortunately led to a few hospital visits—and yet it was […]

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Lawmakers weigh barring insurers from removing drug coverage while policies in effect (Sun Sentinel)

Private health insurers would not be able to yank prescription drugs from their approved-for-coverage lists during the middle of a health insurance policy term, if a proposed ban becomes law in Florida. At Tuesday’s meeting of the state Senate Banking and Insurance Committee in Tallahassee, Vero Beach mom Margaret Mitchell recounted going to her pharmacy and learning the […]

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Kayla Cares 4 Kids at Martin Medical Center (Martin Health System)

The Abramowitz family, Ben, Kayla, Ethan, Andrea and Michael, deliver books, DVDs and video games to Lori Matich, nurse manager of the pediatric unit at Martin Medical Center. Kayla Abramowitz knows what it’s like to be in the hospital and wanted to make the experience easier for other children. With the help and support of […]

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An attitude of gratitude (Florida Weekly)

  The following is excerpted from the Thanksgiving Issue of Florida Weekly. Thanksgiving is a time to relax and reflect on what is good in our lives. With that in mind, we have asked business and charity leaders what they are thankful for this holiday. Kayla Abramowitz  CKO (Chief Kid Officer) of Kayla Cares 4 […]

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Teen helps kids feel better one smile at a time (Florida Weekly)

Kayla Abramowitz (right) received the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award after donating 100 items to Family House, similar to Ronald McDonald House, in San Francisco.  Kayla Abramowitz knows all too well how tedious hospital life can be for a child who has to spend way too much time there. Trios of nemeses — Crohn’s disease, […]

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Office Depot Foundation Announces 2016 Listen Learn Care Awards Recipients (CSR Wire)

From an organization intent on stopping human trafficking to a 14-year-old girl committed to helping sick children, this year’s Office Depot Foundation Listen Learn Care Awards recipients are a diverse group. The awards program recognizes individuals, nonprofit organizations and companies for outstanding creativity, innovation and achievement in serving the community of mankind. The independent, nonprofit […]

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Virtual Leadership Summit

If You’re Passionate Others Will Be To0 – Kayla is passionate, brilliant, and a non-stop believer in possibilities. The fourteen year old founder of Kayla Cares 4 Kids, a non-profit organization that donates and delivers DVDs to children’s hospitals and related facilities, proves Guest Bio: Kayla Abramowitz is the Founder and CKO (Chief Kid Officer) […]

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North Palm Beach teen wins national Jewish award

Kayla Abramowitz, 14, of North Palm Beach, with the 2016 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award she won for her charity, Kayla Cares 4 Kids. Kayla is pictured with her family, parents Andrea and Michael, and brothers Ben, 13, and Ethan, 11. What started as a desire to collect 100 DVDs for Miami Children’s Hospital to […]

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Kayla Abramowitz of North Palm Beach, Florida Named One of America’s Top 10 Youth Volunteers of 2016 (Business Wire)

Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank congratulates Sydney Hamilton, 17, of Key West (center) and Kayla Abramowitz, 14, of North Palm Beach (right) on being named Florida’s top two youth volunteers for 2016 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. Sydney and Kayla were honored at a ceremony on Sunday, May 1 at the Smithsonian’s National […]

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