Be Inspired by the 2019 CNN Heroes of the Year

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This week, CNN released their annual CNN Heroes list for 2019, which features inspirational individuals who are making a difference in their communities and the world at large. Freweini Mebrahtu was named the 2019 CNN Hero of the Year for her invention of a reusable menstrual pad that has helped hundreds of thousands of girls in Ethiopia stay in school on days they have their period. Read more to learn about Mebrahtu and the other heroes you should know. 

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National Make a Difference Day 2019


Saturday, October 26th, is National Make a Difference Day, a day that brings together community service organizations every  fourth Saturday of October to make a difference in improving the lives of others, no matter how big or small. The event was created by USA WEEKEND magazine and Points of Light in 1992, and quickly became the largest national day of community service for over twenty years. 

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