7-year-old Blake Ansari is a force to be reckoned with. Earlier this year, we talked about the amazing work that Blake is doing to make his city better.

Now, we are pleased to announce that Ansari is a proud honoree on the Kohl’s Foundation Regional Philanthropist list for 2014. Details of the program can be read below.

From Kohl’s:

  • Store winners will each receive a $50 Kohl’s Gift Card.
  • Regional winners will each be awarded a $1,000 scholarship for higher education.
  • National winners will each receive a total of $10,000 in scholarships, plus Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit of the student’s choice.

Read more at Kohl’s

Blake got the attention of folks from around the country when news broke of awesome book venture. Moved by homelessness in New York City, particularly his peers not having access to necessities, Blake started collecting books to give to them.

Blake’s next plans are to open a library.


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