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Teen Advocates 4 Children is a group of 30 high school students passionate about service, entrepreneurship, and advocacy for CC4C's mission to enhance the lives of children with rare and undiagnosed conditions. Advocates will launch fundraising or social entrepreneurship campaigns to raise $500 to support CC4C families, gain leadership skills, and earn volunteer hours. 

Benefits of becoming a Teen Advocate:

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Mission Impact - Connect with CC4C families and drive real impact

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Community - Build a network of teen advocates from across Central Texas

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Resumé Builder - Stand out through leadership and entrepreneurial skills

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Volunteer Hours - Engage in volunteer opportunities at various events

Timeline of Program

November 7

December 5

January 30

February 14

February 27

Kickoff Workshop - Fundraising begins

Workshop 2: Fundraising: Email and face to face tools, 30 second pitch

Workshop 3: Fundraising social media, 30 second pitch and referrals

Fundraising ends

Awards Celebration

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We are excited to award our teens who go above and beyond to expand the mission of CC4C and exemplify our core values. Awards and senior graduation cords will be presented at the end of year banquet in March.

Teen advocate of the year
Member with the highest fundraising amount at the conclusion of the programs

For questions or additional information, contact Monica Gelinas at or 512-777-1065


We are incredibly proud of our inaugural class of Teen Advocates for raising 

over $27,000 for CC4C children and families!!!

The Teen Champions Club celebrates our outstanding teens who have raised over $1,000 for CC4C.

2020-2021 Award Recipients

Diamond Level - Akshay Pradeep

Gold LevelAlex Turner
Barrett Grevelle
Bobby Grace
Cheyanna Frazier
Elle Quintos
Joey Kenis
Micah Bailey
Sarah Walker

Teen Advocate of the Year Elle Quintos

Entrepreneurship ChampionBobby Grace

Innovation ChampionsAndrew & Stanford Penrod

Inspiration ChampionsSarah Walker

Outreach ChampionAlex Turner

Service ChampionAkshay Pradeep

Rising StarCheyanna Frazier


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