ABC7 Summer of Heroes Awards to give $1,000 grants to young people

ABC7's Harris' Heroes and Youth Service America are teaming up to recognize kids who are passionate about their community.

The ABC7 Summer of Heroes Awards will award $1,000 grants to young people in the Washington area who are creating positive change through volunteering and service.

Young change-makers, ages 5-18, who live in the Washington area are eligible to apply by midnight, September 1, 2013.

Visit to apply and to learn more about the awards.