Tag Archives: Diller Teen Awards

Performing for Pencils

17-year old Jessica Goldberg is a recipient of the Diller Teen Tikkun OlamAward and will receive a $36,000 award to recognize her work for her project Performing for Pencils, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides disadvantaged students with the supplies they need to be successful learners by hosting an annual talent show to build community awareness and raise funds. Now in its tenth year, the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards have given more than $3 million dollars to 84 Jewish teens who are tackling global issues and creating lasting change through tikkun olam – the vision of Bay Area Philanthropist Helen Diller, the founder of The Helen Diller Family Foundation. As an […]


National Call for Jewish Teen Nominations

NATIONAL CALL FOR NOMINATIONS SEEKING 10 U.S. TEEN LEADERS TO RECEIVE $36,000 EACH FOR VOLUNTEER SERVICE PROJECTS THAT BETTER THE WORLD Know a Socially Conscious Jewish Teen Who is Creating Change Locally or Globally? SAN FRANCISCO, October 2, 2013—The Helen Diller Family Foundation is now accepting nominations for the 2014 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards, an awards program that recognizes up to 10 Jewish teens with $36,000 each for exceptional leadership and visionary actions that are helping to repair the world.  Up to five teens from California and five from other communities across the country will be acknowledged for their socially-minded volunteer […]