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Baltimore Polytechnic Institute
National recognition for a tireless young fundraiser
National recognition for a tireless young fundraiser

Ellie Feaga, a seventh-grader at Glenwood Middle School, was named Maryland's top middle school volunteer for 2015 by the Prudential Spirit of Community Awards. This nationwide program honors young people for outstanding acts of volunteerism. Ellie has raised more than $20,000 for a variety of causes by hosting an annual bake sale that has become a major event in this community. Ellie started her bake sale career in 2010 by raising $2,000 for the America Red Cross Haiti Relief Fund. Since then she has raised money for March of Dimes, Susan G. Komen Foundation, Glenelg Methodist Church food pantry, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the Shaughness children's education fund, the...