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Local Teenager Helping Sick Kids who are in the Hospital (WPTV)

When Kayla Abramowitz was 6-years-old, she was diagnosed with Crohn’s Disease and Juvenile Arthritis. Kayla said, “I felt sad that I wasn’t able to do things that other kids were able to do.” She spent a lot of time in the hospital. “I don’t have anybody to play with, I don’t have school work to […]

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Donations Meant to Cheer Young Patients (NW Arkansas Democrat Gazette)

Christi Roderique (left) with Mercy Medical Center in Rogers looks at some of the items donated to the pediatric unit by Kayla Abramowitz, 13, (right) and her mom, Andrea Abramowitz. Kayla is founder of the Kayla Cares 4 Kids organization, which has contributed items to hospitals across the nation for children to play with during […]

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National YEA Winner Visits Area (Fargo Chamber of Commerce)

The Chamber is thrilled and honored to have hosted the national winner of the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA) in our area recently. On July 8, Kayla Abramowitz and her mom Andrea had a full day’s worth of activities and events around the FMWF region. Kayla is just 13 years old and lives in Palm Beach […]

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Kayla Cares 4 Kids Entrepeneur Visits Fargo (KVLY-TV)

Kayla Abramowitz is a 13 year old kid with a big heart who loves helping others. She created “Kayla Cares 4 Kids” to collect and donate entertainment and educational materials to hospitals. On Wednesday Abramowitz stopped by Sanford Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House to donate items. So far, her organization has donated over […]

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13-Year-Old Entrepreneur Brings Mission to Fargo (Emerging Prairie)

Kayla Abramowitz is 13 years old. A good chunk of those thirteen years have been spent in the hospital. Between her having Crohn’s disease and juvenile arthritis and her younger brother Ethan having juvenile arthritis as well as eosinophilic esophagitis, gastritis, and gastroparesis, she’s well accustomed to spending time in the hospital – the hours, […]

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Dive Into Summer! (Chicago-Tribune)

When the kids whine that “There’s nothing to do!” and “Summer is sooo boring!” have the young ‘uns take a page from Kayla Abramowitz. The North Palm Beach, Fla., girl suffers from Crohn’s disease and juvenile arthritis, and her brother, Ethan, suffers from chronic gastrointestinal issues. That meant frequent visits and stays in a children’s […]

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Local Teen Wins National Young Entrepreneur Competition (WPBF-TV)

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. —A local 13-year-old is getting nationally recognized for her nonprofit organization. Kayla Abramowitz is a rising eighth grader at Duncan Middle School. She is the founder of a company that donates DVDs, books and video games to hospitals around the country called Kayla Cares 4 Kids. While Kayla is fighting to […]

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13-Year-Old Palm Beach County Girl Wins National Young Entrepreneur Award (Sun-Sentinel)

Thirteen-year-old Kayla Abramowitz of North Palm Beach was named winner of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Young Entrepreneur Academy Saunders scholarship for $30,000. Kayla won over judges with her business plan for Kayla Cares 4 Kids, a nonprofit organization that collects and donates entertainment and educational materials, such as DVDs and video games, to hospitals. […]

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One Special 13-Year-Old with Juvenile Arthritis is Raising Awareness and Making a Huge Impact (Arthritis Foundation)

Meet Kayla Abramowitz. Kayla is founder and Chief Kid Officer of Kayla Cares 4 Kids, a nonprofit organization that collects and distributes entertainment items for kids – including DVDs, gaming consoles, magazines and books – to hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses all over the country in an effort to “help sick kids feel better one smile at […]

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South Florida Teen Named Top Young Entrepreneur (U.S. Chamber of Commerce)

A 13-year-old from southeast Florida was honored Tuesday for her entrepreneurial spirit, securing $30,000 in college scholarships after presenting plans for a non-profit designed to boost the spirits of hospitalized kids. Kayla Abramowitz, who recently completed 7th grade in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, was named the winner of the National Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) Saunders […]

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