CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Local teenager and SCPA student Mariah Faith Reynolds is in the running for the Build-A Bear Workshop Community Service Award.
Mariah,14, is the founder of two philanthropic organizations, Just One Heart that honors the military and Glove One Another to clothe the homeless and help prepare disadvantaged students for school. Just One Heart sends Valentine's Day cards to the U.S. armed forces and veterans. Through Glove One Another, Maria collects coats, socks, gloves, hats, books and school supplies. Mariah has raised $121,000 and collected 41,000 items for her causes.
After more than 1,000 applications were received, Mariah is one of 30 young leaders being recognized for making a positive impact on their communities and around the world.
Ten Huggable Heroes winners will be announced this summer.