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Sondra is the author of 77 Creative Ways Kids Can Serve (Wesleyan Publishing 2008), Snap 2 It! (Sourcebooks 2007), and Cool Careers in Parks and Recreation (Hara Publishing 2003).

Sondra has appeared many times on various television and radio programs, including:

  • 16 city satellite media tour for Junior Achievement
  • QVC (3 times)
  • CNN
  • Lou Dobbs
  • Tonight show
  • Home Matters
  • Discovery Channel (4 times)
  • Deborah Durham Crafts
  • Hour of Power (broadcast to 20 million people)
  • FOX
  • Donny and Marie Show
  • 700 Club (2 times)
  • PAX TV
  • Great Day America
  • Smart Solutions
  • Crook and Chas
  • And over 35 other television shows

She's had many speaking engagements, including:

  • Keynote, Florida State 4-H Conference
  • Winner of Youth Speaking Contest, National Speakers Association
  • Presentations to 65 churches across the country (totaling 25,000 people)
  • 25 presentations to Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis and other service groups
  • 15 presentations to school assemblies
  • Spoke to youth groups in Ramstein, Germany
  • Keynote to National Recreation and Park Association

Among the major awards Sondra has received are:

  • Youngest Olympic Torchbearer, 2002 Olympics
  • Next Step Super Teen 2007 Winner
  • Huggable Heroes (Build A Bear National Winner 2007)
  • Prudential Spirit of Community Bronze (High School) (Twice)
  • Prudential Spirit of Community State Winner (Middle School)
  • Angels in Action Winner
  • Nestle Very Best in Youth Winner
  • Weekly Reader Award, 2003 Presented to Oprah Winfrey and Sondra (The award went to Laura Bush in 2002)
  • Tennessee Titans Jr. Quarterback Volunteer Award
  • Fox TV National Kids Hero Award
  • Daily Points of Light Winner

She's served as a spokesperson for three companies, Soles4souls from 2007-present, Childcare Worldwide since 2003 to present, and S&S Worldwide (craft company) from 2002-2005.

Lastly, Sondra has been featured in the following publications:

  • Christian Science Monitor
  • Michael’s Creates
  • Chicago Times
  • Justine Magazine
  • Career World
  • New York Times
  • Upfront
  • Teen People
  • Mary Kate and Ashley Magazine
  • San Diego Union
  • Girl’s Life
  • Focus on the Family Publications
  • and over 50 others
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