CHARLOTTE – Malika Rawal, a junior at Providence Day School, was recently recognized for her selection as a Distinguished Finalist for North Carolina in the 2019 Prudential Spirit of Community Awards.
Malika co-founded a nonprofit, HelpHygiene, that has collected more than 35,000 toiletries and 4,000 pairs of shoes for at least a dozen homeless shelters in North Carolina. She is now distributing toiletries and shoes in impoverished villages in India.
The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards recognzies youth for volunteer community service. The program recognized two winners from North Carolina and six finalists.