San Diego Teens honored for giving back

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Three San Diego teens won $36,000 for improving the lives of refugees, promoting childhood literacy and empowering those with autism.

John Finkelman, Beatriz De Oliveira and Ethan Hirschberg were recently announced as recipients of the 2019 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, a prestigious $36,000 award that recognizes 15 Jewish teens across the country for their commitment to service and social good.

John, Beatriz and Ethan’s projects tackle issues such as enabling refugees with resources to help them avoid falling into poverty, promoting childhood literacy by providing children in need access to books, and creating a resource for families and children with Autism.

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