One final shout-out for Madison's own "Kindest Kid," 7-year old Sierra Preveza. Voting for this year's Kindest Kid Contest closes Wednesday, so if you haven't cast your vote yet, don't delay! You must be 13 or older to vote. The winner will appear live on the TODAY show. Sierra is a winner already, but let's send her to the Big Apple to shine her light for everyone! See a video about Sierra here. Hamlet Hub's original story appears below.
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Sprout TV Channel searched the nation for the kindest kids and is conducting a contest to find “remarkable young people who are doing amazing things in their community.”
NBC’s TODAY Show aired a segment about each of Sprout's five finalists.
Check out this video of Madison resident and finalist, Sierra Preveza. She is being considered for the work that she does through her organization, Childhood Cancer Kids. Voting stays open until December 3, 2014 at: http://www.today.com/news/kindest-kid-contest.
You will need to create a TODAY Show account to vote. Let’s show our hometown spirit to support Sierra who is a cancer survivor. To date, Sierra’s organization has raised $10,000 for Make-a-Wish.
The winner will appear live on TODAY, earn the title Sprout Chief Kindness Officer, get a trip to New York City to visit Sprout’s corporate headquarters and receive a $5,000 charitable donation made in his or her name.
Childhood Cancer Kids is a partner in #GivingTuesday. You can donate to the organization here.