Jennifer and Michael Hodshon

This sister and brother team is making bookmarks and making a difference.

They may be only 15 and 11 years old, but Jennifer and Michael Hodshon of Cary, NC are committed to finding a cure for cancer. Since 2001, they have organized their friends and neighbors to make and sell bookmarks to support cancer research. Jennifer and Michael’s business – Bookmark My Word – has been incredibly successful. Six years later, they have donated $18,000 to support innovative and life-saving cancer research.

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The two also organize an annual Caroling for a Cause event to raise money for UNC Lineberger - read more.

Jennifer and Michael won the 2009 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award - read more.