Callie (Grade 7) & Cady (Grade 4) Stark received the Imagination Award at Hillsides Fourth Annual Children Stand for Children Celebration Banquet on May 8, 2006. The girls were recognized for founding “The Kling Street Kids”. They were nominated for the Hillsides award by Susan Hubert, Director of Religion at Mayfield Junior School. Hillsides, a nonprofit organization based in Pasadena, California is a center that creates safe places for children at risk and their families. Children Stand for Children – Empowering Youth Through Service, Character and Education is an advocacy program sponsored by Hillsides that encourages children to take an active interest in helping others. The Imagination Award was presented to Callie & Cady by Tess Neidermeyer who is a member of Hillsides Youth Planning Committee. At the event, Callie & Cady also received Commendations from the County of Los Angeles
, Certificates of Recognition from the California State Assembly, the California Legislature, The California Senate and the US Congress.