A Violin, a Smile and a Lifetime of Service

Rachel Ley

"Never did I think that a tragic terrorist attack and my first violin lesson, both in September of 2001, would lead me to organize my largest service project yet. However, these two life-changing events have both proven the strength of my desire to serve and involve my peers in service as well."

To read more of Rachel Ley's reflection on 9/11, how music inspired her to serve, and how she honored the National Day of Service and Remembrance, check out her post on The Huffington Post Blog.

Rachel is serving her second term as a generationOn National Youth Advisory Council Member and is the Founder of Literacy for Little Ones.