Youth Initiative Award 2015 Profile – Hannah Mahoney

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Profile – Hannah Mahoney

 Every year, the Ian De La Rue Youth Initiative Award recognises the contribution young people make to our community.  The activities and passions of Award recipients can be varied, and all help to make our community better and stronger. Congratulations Hannah!

Hannah  (age 15) nominated by Kate Barratt

DSC_0096Hannah understands one person can make a difference. She is a true advocate for Warburton and proudly volunteers at Koha Community Café, Redwood Kids resilience building program, the local school and the community gardens. She is considerate and passionate in her commitment to help and motivate others. She is currently Junior School Captain at Upper Yarra Secondary College. She recently offered ‘Free Hugs’ in Melbourne to spread the message of kindness.

Kate says: ‘Her dedication and kindness has made a lasting impact on the Redwood Mentoring program and its kids.’