"One of the biggest things I took away from the Be The Difference Awards is that many people are actively working to help the community. Hearing all those stories was so inspiring! I’m thankful my school program helps nonprofit organizations by providing them with interns. It makes me look forward to the future and I’m incredibly proud to be a volunteer interning with an agency who is making such a significant impact on today's youth, especially since covid has turned life upside down. I know people are struggling with the social-emotional aspect of these trying times. Youth N.O.W. not only supports students who are struggling with academics by providing them tutors but, they also provide mentoring and access to someone to talk to which is an integral part of human connection. One of the biggest highlights I took away from this award ceremony is that people are resilient even in the most trying times..."