Youth Hometown Hero: Eden Teodorovici (Washington)
Eden Teodorovici has contributed abundant hours of service in her hometown Hagerstown in Washington County. A 17-year-old senior at North Hagerstown High School, she has contributed to her county and beyond as founder of Benefit Buckets, promotes a greener and litter-free community, co-founder of MaskForME, provides environmentally friendly masks to the homeless, and president of Empowerr, a youth-led organization to serve the community and empower youth. As founder and president, Eden has planned countless fundraisers, donated thousands of dollars to local homeless and under-resourced youth, set an example for students all over the area, and empowered students to evoke change in their communities. Eden was selected for the Governor’s Service Award in the 2021 Youth Hometown Hero category.
Watch her acceptance speech on YouTube.
Honoree Eden Teodorovici, founder of Benefit Buckets.
Honoree Eden Teodorovici and volunteers serving through Benefit Buckets for a greener, litter-free community.
Honoree Eden Teodorovici with Empowerr, a youth-led organization to evoke change in their communities.
Honoree Eden Teodorovici co-founder of MasksForME providing environmentally friendly masks to the homeless.