Local Sanya Pirani (CAP Agency Ambassador for Scott, Carver and Dakota County) Selected as a Disney Summer of Service Winner to Create Positive Change in her community
Local student Sanya Pirani Selected as a Disney Summer of Service Winner to Create Positive Change in her community
Sanya Pirani, (CAP Agency Ambassador for Scott, Carver and Dakota County) a 5th Grader from Jeffers Pond Elementary school, has been awarded a Disney Summer of Service grant through YSA (Youth Service America). The grant will support Sanya Pirani in leading a community service project that addresses the issue of poverty. Sanya chose Head Start Awareness and Diaper drive to help local families in need. Sanya created a team for this project since Sanya believes in team work. Her team consists of her friends, Hidden Oak school student council, and volunteers from Prior Lake Honor society, and Sanya’s Hope for Children (nonprofit org). Sanya has collected over 12,000 diapers, spreading the message through social media, libraries and more. Sanya just recently started her own nonprofit foundation called “Sanya’s Hope for children.” Her mission is to help marginalized children locally and globally with basic necessities of life that include food, shelter, cloths, safety, and education.
Service activities called “Head Start Awareness & Diaper Drive Celebration!”
Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Twin Oaks Middle School- Prior Lake–15860 Fish Point Rd, Prior Lake, MN 55372
Ms. Pirani s one of 340 young leaders across the country awarded a $500 Disney Summer of Service grant to organize projects to help make their communities healthier, greener and stronger. Grantees will educate and mobilize their peers around the issue of poverty, creating solutions through awareness, service, advocacy, and philanthropic activities.
Sanya Pirani and her team (Team includes: Hidden Oak student council students, Jeffers Pond elementary students Sanya, Sofia, Andrea, Mathew A, Harrison, Amelia, Ella, Ian, Hayley, and Mathew have now joined her team. we also have Mary Grace, Ella H, Annie M, Anna M, Hayley C, and Mary S from St. Wenceslaus Catholic School. A number of students from Prior Lake National Honor society have also joined in as volunteers).