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Omaha girl wins Prudential Spirit award

Posted at 6:28 AM, Oct 26, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-26 07:28:05-04

When it comes to making their a communities a better place to live, kids can do remarkable things to make a difference. 

Twelve-year-old Ella Alberts of Omaha knows all about making a difference, she was recently awarded the Prudential Spirit of Community Award, an award given to two kids in each state for their community service. Her prize: $1,000 and an all-expense paid trip to Washington D.C. 

Over the past four years, Alberts has collected more than $1,000 and hundreds of supplies for local animal shelters by operating a lemonade stand with her friends once a year.