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Professor Charles Hennekens

Donor Spotlight: Charles Hennekens

Professor Charles H. Hennekens: An Enthusiastic Supporter of Champions As one of the world’s most accomplished clinicians, teachers and medical researchers, Professor Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH., has been credited by with avoiding more than 1.1 million premature deaths. The website ranks him No. 81 in the history of the world, ahead of such …

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Coronavirus Response

Champions continues to assist its student members during this complex time. Given the difficulties created by the Covid-19 virus, our student population unfortunately is disproportionately disadvantaged. Our volunteers and board members are therefore engaged in assisting our students to weather this storm as best as possible. This crisis makes our efforts that much more important. …

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Student, Foster Youth

‘Keep Moving’ Project Wins Grant

“Alexia Ysabel Betances is a sophomore at the College of design and social inquiry of Florida Atlantic University (FAU) majoring in Social Work. Alexia’s passion has always been to be a social worker and specialize in helping adolescents with difficulties in mental health. With her experiences throughout her adolescence, she has developed the strength and …

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Squad Night, Foster Youth

Squad Nights Off to Great Start

Our first three Squad Nights were tremendously successful! The official kickoff of Champions Empowering Champions took place on Sept. 25 on Inaugural Squad Night. Eighteen students and 20 volunteers came together to enjoy an evening that included team-building and networking activities, dinner, conversations and even a fierce rock-paper-scissors competition. The night started with an emotional …

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