After wading through dozens and dozens of nominations, we are proud to present this year's 13 Kids Who Care. These young people are working to make the Capital Region better for all of us.

Thanks to St. Peter's Health Partners for joining NewsChannel 13 in this series and making a donation to each kids' favorite charity.

13 Kids Who Care

  • DJ Jennings

    This week we meet DJ Jennings who is a volunteer with the fire department in Arlington, Vermont. For over three years, DJ has helped out with anything that needs to be done. 

  • Fiona Hayden

    Fiona Hayden is president of the best buddies program at Guilderland High School. Thanks to her dedication, the group has expanded from 30 members to over 100 in just the past two years.

  • Kerri Hogan

    Kerri Hogan is an 11th grader at Bethlehem High School. She often thinks about the needs of her fellow students. That has prompted her to get involved in a program called “Everyday Art,” which provides educational initiatives to secondary schools in Belize.

  • Zilpa Odour

    Over the past few years, Zilpa Odour has represented Albany High School in many ways. One of her primary service projects is to encourage more of her peers to donate blood.

  • Hannah Christian

    Hannah Christian volunteers at Sunnyview Rehab Center in Schenectady. She's been doing it for three years, making a difference for the patients she comes in contact with.

  • Emily Pruden

    Emily Pruden of Catskill is a mover and shaker when it comes to service and helping others in her community.


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