WOODLAND HILLS, CA – Lucy Babcock, a sixth grade student from Woodland Hills, CA has been awarded a Disney Summer of Service grant through YSA (Youth Service America). The grant will support Babcock in leading a community service project that addresses the issue of childhood hunger.
Service activities will take place Sunday April 30, 2017 from 1:00pm – 6:00pm at the Topanga Community Center, 1440 N. Topanga, CA 90290. At Lucy’s Second Annual Kid’s Charity Concert, youth bands will perform to fight childhood hunger. The lineup includes Alinea, Alone Together, Coyotes of Topanga, Max Tomack, Moxie, Permanent Record, The Brothers Gage, and The Campbells. There will also be food, activity, and information booths outside. This cause is important to our community because childhood hunger affects 1 in 4 children in Los Angeles. Get ready to rock childhood hunger. Get your tickets online now at http://www.lucyskidscharityconcert.com/.
Babcock is one of 340 young leaders across the country awarded a $500 Disney Summer of Service grant to organize projects to help make their communities healthier, greener and stronger. Grantees will educate and mobilize their peers around the issue of childhood hunger, creating solutions to childhood hunger through awareness, service, advocacy, and philanthropic activities.
Founded in 1986, YSA (Youth Service America) supports a global culture of engaged children and youth committed to a lifetime of meaningful service, learning, and leadership. With half the world’s population under age 25, YSA’s mission is to help young people find their voice, take action, and make an impact on vital community issues. For more information, visit www.YSA.org.