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Brittany Bergquist of Norwell, Mass., who with her brother Robbie Bergquist co-founded Cell Phones for Soldiers in 2004, said she hopes the publicity will help them offer more free phone calls to soldiers.

Other honorees include:

_ Adlai E. Stevenson High School in Lincolnshire, Ill., which won an award for its students’ volunteer work.

_ Sister Pat Aseltyne of Houston, who won for her work caring for infants and young children.

_ Bill Austin of Eden Prairie, Minn., founder of the Starkey Hearing Foundation, which provides hearing aids for needy people worldwide.

_ Shashin Chokshi, Morgan Hartley and Greg Nance of Chicago, co-founders of a financial literacy and entrepreneurship program for inner-city high school students.

_ John Cronin of Cold Spring, N.Y., an environmental advocate.

_ Jenny and Andy Czerkas of Madison, Wis., founders of a community kitchen.

_ Cloteal Davis of San Francisco, a co-creator of a health center to serve low-income clients.

_ Alicia Ewen of Coconut Creek, Fla., a volunteer who spent more than 850 hours building homes for Habitat for Humanity.

_ Megan Johnson of Seattle who founded organizations providing necessities to homeless children and others.

_ Talia Leman of Waukee, Iowa, a teenager who co-founded a web site that encourages kids to help solve problems.

_ Rachel Muha of Columbus, Ohio, who founded a program for inner city youth.

_ Prudential Financial, which won an award for outstanding service by a corporation.