Kayla In The News

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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Kayla Abramowitz wins Christopher Reeve Service Award

Congratulations to 14-year-old Kayla Abramowitz, Heart of America’s 2016 Christopher Reeve Service Award Recipient! Kayla is the Chief Kid Officer and Founder of Kayla Cares 4 Kids, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that collects and donates educational and entertainment items to children’s hospitals nationwide. Kayla Cares 4 Kids’ mission is to “help sick kids feel better one smile at a time.”  What […]

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North Palm Beach Teen Honored with National Award (The Palm Beach Post)

The accolades keep coming for North Palm Beach’s Kayla Abramowitz. The Watson B. Duncan Middle School eighth-grader is known for Kayla Cares 4 Kids, the non-profit organization she started to collect DVDs, books and other items for children in the hospital. She’s made donations to more than 80 hospitals and Ronald McDonald houses in all 50 […]

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Kayla Cares Sets Up Donation Boxes in Florham Park (Florham Park Eagle)

Kayla Abramowitz, 13, and her organization Kayla Cares 4 Kids has set up a donation box in East Hanover for new and gently used DVDs, game consoles, video games, portable DVD players, handheld electronics, books, and arts and crafts. FLORHAM PARK – Thanks to a teenager in Florida and her aunt in New Jersey, area residents […]

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Florida’s Top Two Youth Volunteers Selected in 21st Annual National Awards Program (Business Wire)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sydney Hamilton, 17, of Key West and Kayla Abramowitz, 13, of North Palm Beach today were named Florida’s top two youth volunteers of 2016 by The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, a nationwide program honoring young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Sydney was nominated by Key West High School in Key West, […]

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