Kayla In The News

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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North Palm Beach Teen Behind Kayla Cares 4 Kids Wins National Competition (The Palm Beach Post)

Kayla Abramowitz’s compassion for hospitalized children keeps paying dividends. The 13-year-old North Palm Beach girl won the Young Entrepreneurs Academy’s final competition in Washington, D.C., Tuesday for her leadership of Kayla Cares 4 Kids. The non-profit organization she founded donates entertainment and educational items to children’s hospitals and Ronald McDonald Houses around the country. Abramowitz scored support for […]

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It’s More than Business for 7th Grader (The Palm Beach Post)

Thirteen-year-old Kayla Abramowitz isn’t just winning hearts. She’s winning entrepreneurial competitions. The seventh-grade student at Watson B. Duncan Middle School has a big vision for Kayla Cares 4 Kids, the non-profit organization she founded after donating hundreds of DVDs to Nicklaus Children’s Hospital. Kayla Abramowitz was inspired by her own boredom during a two-week hospital […]

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Florida Girl Gives Books to Ronald McDonald House in San Antonio (KENS-TV)

SAN ANTONIO — Stories connect with people in different ways and this story started many miles away. This is a story of courage, compassion and collections. Some children staying at the San Antonio Ronald McDonald house received a generous gift thanks to a 12-year-old Florida girl. Kayla Abramowitz collected donations of children’s books and DVDs to […]

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South Florida Girl Collects DVDs to Help Sick Kids (WPLG-TV)

MIAMI – From feeding the hungry, to helping sick children and rescuing injured animals, some South Florida kids are proving you are never too young to make a difference. This summer, 60 ABC stations across the country, including Local 10, called on young volunteers to apply for a “Summer of Service” award. We went looking for […]

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11-Year-Old Florida Girl Helps Cleveland Kids (WEWS-TV)

CLEVELAND – Sometimes acts of kindness come from the most unexpected places and people. In this case, that act of kindness came from an 11-year-old who traveled all the way from Florida to Cleveland to donate 100 children’s DVDs to UH Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital. “I want them to be happy and I want […]

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Collecting DVDs for Sick Children (WPTV)

Girl collecting hundres of DVDs NORTH PALM BEACH, Fla. – Kayla and her brothers are sorting through dozens of DVD movies for kids. Kayla will be donating them to South Florida hospitals. She was inspired by her youngest brother Ethan, who has health problems, including juvenile rheumatoid arthritis.”My brother he’s been through surgeries and he’s […]

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