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Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy ceremony Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy

Aisha Ndayishimiye, a sophomore at the STEAM Academy, has received a 2017 Outstanding Youth in Philanthropy Award for her efforts with a “Backpack Payback” project benefiting youngsters in her native East Africa. She accepted the honor from the Bluegrass Chapter and the Thoroughbred Collegiate Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals during a National Philanthropy Day celebration Nov. 10 at the Griffin Gate Marriott.

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Video: Aisha's Story in her own words