The past few days have been a whirlwind of excitement for sixteen year old Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio reporter and occasional co-host Katelyn Darrow. Katelyn, who founded a charity, Angels of God Clothing Closet, (http://www.AngelsofGod.org) when she was just thirteen to help the indigent in her community, was invited to the #Sharpie Hello event in New York where she was presented a check for $10,000 by teen sensation, Ariana Grande to assist with the outreach program for super storm Hurricane Sandy. If that wasn’t a big enough surprise, Staples also presented her with $10,000 worth of school supplies to distribute to the needy via her charity. AND then, even more came her way…Katelyn was given four tickets to every teenage girl’s favorite boy band’s concert. She’ll be a special guest at the One Direction Kick Off Tour Concert sponsored by Sharpie! (http://www.multivu.com/mnr/59148-sharpie-ariana-grande-say-hello-to-one-direction-u-s-tour-kick-off)
Katelyn reports on a regular segment on Express Yourself!™ (http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com)broadcasting on the Voice America Kids Network (
)called The Gift of Giving where she offers tips on how to make a difference in your community. Katelyn also co-hosts Express Yourself! when her schedule allows with full time host, Youngjoo Ahn. Brought to the airwaves under the auspices of Be the Star You Are® charity (http://www.BTSYA.com) and produced by Cynthia Brian and Starstyle® Productions (http://www.StarStyleProductions.com)Express Yoursel!™ is honored to be a top rated young adult radio program in the world where teens talk and the world listens.
Be the Star You Are!® charity and Angels of God Clothing Closet are collaborating to spearhead Operation Hurricane Sandy Disaster Relief . (http://btsya.com/hurricane_sandy_relief.html) Whenever a natural disaster occurs, Be the Star You Are!® charity mobilizes to get books, DVD’s, videos, games, and other resources to the victims through its Operation Disaster Relief Program. (http://youtu.be/_EBl32mSiS8) With both organizations working together, it’s kids helping kids.
Be the Star You Are!® charity wants to make sure that every child and adult who has lost everything will have a book or game for the holidays. A donation of $25 ships a small box of books, $100 ships a case of brand new books. Any amount will help the victims. All donations are tax deductible and can be made via PAYPAL at http://www.BTSYA.org or http://www.bethestaryouare.org/donate.htm
Checks may be sent to:
Be the Star You Are!® 501c3
PO Box 376
Moraga, Ca. 94556
“We were impressed with Katelyn Darrow when she first auditioned to be part of Express Yourself!™ and we’ve been thrilled with her earnest enthusiasm and dedication to make a difference,” stated an elated Cynthia Brian. “She deserves every accolade and all of us at Voice America Kids Network and Express Yourself!™ Teen Radio salute this outstanding young lady!”
Isn’t it wonderful to read good news about great teens! Bravo Katelyn Darrow!
Tune in to Express Yourself!™ every Tuesday at NOON PT/3pm ET on the Voice America Kids Network at http://www.voiceamerica.com/show/2014/express-yourselfand see photos, descriptions, links, and more at http://www.ExpressYourselfTeenRadio.com
Be the Star You Are!® is a 501 c3 charity with no political or religious affiliations. All donations are charitable contributions and tax deductible. 925-376-7126. www.bethestaryouare.org