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  • July 24, 2014
It has been a while since I wrote about Teens2Teens, a wonderful organization dedicated to helping struggling teens. Teens 2 Teens is all about forging friendships and guiding teenagers through the rough patches they face. I first heard of Teens 2 Teens through John Schenk, who was in his teens at the time, but had already started making a difference in the lives of other teens. I have had the pleasure of watching it grow from an idea to a full-fledged reality and beyond. John's journey to this point actually began in the fifth grade. His sister had a kidney...
  • February 4, 2013
On February 4, 2013, culture blog Johngy's Beat wrote about Teens to Teens' Executive Director John Schenk: Still a teen himself, John has been helping others for several years.  It all started for John way back when he was in the fifth grade. John's sister had a kidney transplant and John decided to raise money to fight kidney disease.  His solution was to start an online business selling authentic autographed memorabilia.  The success of this venture lead John to expand to organizing autograph appearances, which were also successful.  By now, you can clearly see that John is not your average...
  • January 31, 2013
John Schenk gets interviewed on STL TV Live
  • April 25, 2012
On April 25, 2012 the St. Louis Review, the official publication of the Archdiocese of St. Louis, published a profile of Teens to Teens' executive director John Schenk: John Schenk has the kind of attitude and energy anyone would like to see in a leader. He's upbeat and a detailed planner, a fast talker who always seems to be one step ahead of the conversation. He also started his first business, a sports memorabilia company, when he was in the fifth grade. Through that, he raised $80,000 for kidney research, all in honor of his sister, Monica, who had a...