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Below are some of the awards won by Neha Gupta on behalf of Empower Orphans:


World of Children
Global winner of the 2011 World of Children Award. This award is considered as the "Nobel Prize" for child advocacy and includes a $30000 grant.
Prudential Spirit of Community
National winner of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award.  The award includes a prize of $11000, a crystal trophy and a gold medallion.
Make A Difference Day
National winner of 2011 Make A Difference Day Award.  Awarded $10000.
Congressional Award
Achieved the Gold Level of the Congressional Award.  Congress established the Congressional Award in 1979 to recognize initiative, achievement and service in young people. It began as a bipartisan effort in both the United States Senate and the House of Representatives.
President's Volunteer Service Award
Achieved the highest level of the Presidents Volunteer Service Award by volunteering more than 4000 hours in a lifetime. The program was established to honor the volunteer works of individuals, families and organizations throughout the United States.
NHL All Star World Changer
Nationally selected and recognized by NHL and Free The Children as an All-Star World Changer during the 2012 All-Star game in Ottawa.
76ers Hometown Hero
76ers Hometown Hero: In the Spirit of Alex Scott program awards people in the Delaware Valley that, through their unique commitment and humanitarian spirit, have made exceptional, overwhelming, and lasting contributions t
Huggable Heroes
National winner of the Build A Bear Huggable Heroes Award.  The award included a cash prize of $10000 and a trip to Memphis and St. Louis.
Kohls Kids Who Care
National winner of the Kohls Kids Who Care Scholarship.  Awarded $10000.
Caring Institute
National winner of the Caring Awards.  Inducted into the Caring Hall of Fame.
Amway Who Cares
National winner of the Amway Who Cares Challenge Grand Prize.  Awarded $10000 and a trip to Minneapolis to take part in We Day.
Nestle Very Best in Youth
National winner of Nestle Very Best in Youth.  Awarded $1000 and a trip to Los Angeles.  The program was created to spotlight the best in youth leadership and identifies teens whose efforts are making a profound difference in the lives of others.
Power of Children Award
National winner of the Power of Children Award sponsored by Children's Museum of Indianapolis.  Awarded $2000.
Great Friends to Kids Award
Awarded the Great Friends to Kids Award by Please Touch Museum of Philadelphia.
Three Dot Dash
Recognized as a Global Teen Leader by Three Dot Dash.  Three Dot Dash is a global initiative of the We Are Family Foundation designed to recognize and support the efforts of Global Teen Leaders around the world who are actively working on projects that promote a more peaceful society by
Wachovia Philanthropic Award
National winner of Wachovia's Philanthropic Award ("Who Would You Thank").  Awarded $5000.
Violet Richardson Award
Awarded the Violet Richardson Award from Soroptimist International.
Power of the Purse Award
Awarded $2500 by Bucks Women - Power of the Purse Award.
Citizen of the Year
Finalist for Philadelphia Inquirer's Citizen of the Year for 2008 and 2009
United Nations Youth Celebrations
Panel member and speaker at the United Nations Youth Celebrations
Best Buy Community Award
Awarded the Best Buy Community Award (@15)
Gloria Barron Prize
Finalist for the Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes