Bailey Snow is a 16-year-old from Granite Bay, Calif., with a full slate of high school classes, a course at the local junior college, a part-time job at Starbucks, a place on his school’s trap-shooting team and a regular round of SAT prep classes on his schedule. And he runs BrickDreams, which solicits Lego donations from his community, sorts and packages the bricks in empty tennis ball containers and distributes them to organizations working with children in need.
Make a Difference Day
They’ve fed hungry families; brought toys to kids who had no gifts to open on Christmas; given shoes to homeless kids; donated books to schools, foster programs and shelters; and assembled toiletries and clothes for victims of domestic violence. Which group will you help win $10,000?
From Asheville, N.C., to Zanesville, Ohio, Saturday – Make A Difference Day – Americans committed to serving their communities. Did you participate this year? Post your photos and your story, and your favorite charity will get a chance to receive a $10,000 donation from Newman’s Own.
When Brian Pekari received media attention as "The Burrito Man" of Tracy, Calif., he took advantage of his new local fame by founding Tracy United To Make A Difference, a community-building organization inspired by national Make a Difference Day, Oct. 26.