Can you be too young to start a non-profit organization?

Absolutely not. Just ask Hough high school student Ekin Aygen. She is the co-founder of the local non-profit Heart-2-Heart. Click here to learn more about how and why she started her organization.

“Our volunteers have found passion in what they do, and genuinely want to help make a difference in the community.  With Heart -2- Heart, we can take our ideas and turn them into reality.  No matter your age, you can always do something to help others. Heart -2- Heart nonprofit encourages teenagers to come together, develop connections and leadership skills while volunteering and fundraising for a lasting difference.”

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LKNConnect’s Director of Non-profits Margi Kyle interviews Heart 2 Heart Co-Founder Ekin Aygen.

For more information

Contact Ekin at or visit their website,

To feature your LKN non-profit, contact Margi Kyle

Email her at or call (704) 661-5223.

Photo courtesy Deborah Young Studio

For over 45 years, Margi Kyle, “The Color Doctor”, has built an astounding portfolio from the ever-important ‘Designer’s perspective’. Never idle, this Professional Interior Designer has contributed to this industry as an Interior Designer, Television Host, Mentor, Keynote Speaker, Educator, and Writer. Margi has Taught Interior Design of over 45 years and is the executive director for We Make Color Easy, The Dewey Color System. You can book a seminar or color course with her by emailing her at

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