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Distinguished Finalist

Robert Eimers

New Haven, Michigan

Robert Eimers, 17, of New Haven, Michigan, a home-schooled senior, started “The Eimers Foundation,” through which he provides support to people who are homeless; his efforts include distributing food, water, clothing and blankets, contributing money to a family facing foreclosure, and setting up a scholarship fund for high school seniors dealing with housing insecurity. Robert, who has also lobbied his representatives on the issue of homelessness, has raised more than $90,000 for his foundation.