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The Friendship Heard Round the World.
The Friendship Heard Round the World.

Luz Long and Jesse Owens struck up a friendship at the 1936 Olympics that transcended sport, race and history.

April 16, 2024  |  2 comments
Firefighter Hailed a Hero for Risky Rescue of Driver Trapped in Semi-Truck Dangling Over Bridge.
Firefighter Hailed a Hero for Risky Rescue of Driver Trapped in Semi-Truck Dangling Over Bridge.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Following a multi-car crash, a semi-truck dangled precariously over the edge of a bridge for 40 agonizing minutes until Louisville firefighter, Bryce Carden, came to the rescue. News crews...

April 9, 2024  |  2 comments
Find the Good in Everybody.
Find the Good in Everybody.

Dolly Parton has made us feel loved and appreciated for decades. The singer/songwriter is a part of each of us who desires to be our best.

March 26, 2024  |  1 comment
Hero Cardiologist Saves Two Runners During a Half Marathon
Hero Cardiologist Saves Two Runners During a Half Marathon

MONTEREY, Calif. —Dr. Steven Lome, a cardiologist and an avid runner, saved the lives of two fellow runners as he raced in the Monterey Bay 2022 Half Marathon.

March 19, 2024  |  0 comments
The Weight We Carry and the Burdens We Share.
The Weight We Carry and the Burdens We Share.

The life of best-selling author Isabelle Allende is a mission to bring relief to the suffering and a call to join the effort.

March 12, 2024  |  0 comments
Veterinarian Treats Pets of California Unhoused Community for Free.
Veterinarian Treats Pets of California Unhoused Community for Free.

SAN DIEGO, Calif.—Twice a month for the past 12 years, Dr. Kwane Stewart, a veterinarian, has made his way to the homeless encampments in San Diego, Orange and Los Angeles counties to...

March 5, 2024  |  1 comment
Out of the Village and On to Break Records.
Out of the Village and On to Break Records.

Rugby super star, Makazole Mapimpi, beat impossible personal odds before scoring in the Rugby World Cup Final. Makazole succeeded, a triumph of the human spirit. Mapimpi’s path was strikingly lonely. He didn’t...

February 27, 2024  |  0 comments
Woman with Down Syndrome Makes NYC Marathon History.
Woman with Down Syndrome Makes NYC Marathon History.

Kayleigh Williamson, born and raised in Austin, Texas, made history as the first woman with Down syndrome to complete the New York City Marathon. Her quest to complete the race encompassed 10...

February 20, 2024  |  1 comment
From the Beach to the Desert.
From the Beach to the Desert.

How a group of ambitious kids from Laguna Beach High School in California are walking to raise funds to dig more water wells in Kenya.

February 13, 2024  |  1 comment
Woman’s Legacy Includes Erasing Medical Debt for Strangers
Woman’s Legacy Includes Erasing Medical Debt for Strangers

New York - Casey McIntyre, a 38-year-old publisher in New York City, passed away in November 2023. After receiving a diagnosis of ovarian cancer four years ago, she expressed to loved ones...

February 6, 2024  |  0 comments
The Frozen Race to Save Lives.
The Frozen Race to Save Lives.

The 1925 serum run to Nome, also known as the Great Race of Mercy, was a transport of diphtheria antitoxin by dog sled relay across the U.S. territory of Alaska by 20...

January 30, 2024  |  0 comments
Man Quits Corporate Life to Rescue Stray Dogs
Man Quits Corporate Life to Rescue Stray Dogs

KOH SAMUI, Thailand —Irish media entrepreneur Niall Harbison, an animal lover with a big heart, loved to travel to Thailand for weeks at a time to escape the cold winter months. Those...

January 23, 2024  |  1 comment
A Voice for Our Time.
A Voice for Our Time.

The improbable dream journey of singer-songwriter Kodi Lee.

January 16, 2024  |  0 comments
Hero Scales Apartment Building to Rescue Boy on Ledge
Hero Scales Apartment Building to Rescue Boy on Ledge

CHANGZHOU, China—A passerby in China acted quickly to rescue a young boy who had fallen out of an apartment window. Members of the community compared his quick and courageous efforts to the...

January 9, 2024  |  0 comments
Doubling Back for a Friend.
Doubling Back for a Friend.

Two teammates paused their 5K race to help a fellow competitor.

January 2, 2024  |  0 comments
Family of 7 Adopts a Grandpa.
Family of 7 Adopts a Grandpa.

Friends come in all shapes, sizes, and ages. But love is universal.

December 26, 2023  |  0 comments
Teen Entrepreneurs Donate a Portion of Profits to No-Kill Animal Shelter
Teen Entrepreneurs Donate a Portion of Profits to No-Kill Animal Shelter

SHELTON, Connecticut—Four years ago, brothers Ayaan and Mickey Naqvi, now ages 14 and 15, respectively, invented a protective Christmas ornament hanger that has resulted in sales of $250,000. The boys , both...

December 19, 2023  |  2 comments
Renowned Chef Responds to Worldwide Crises by Providing Healthy Meals and a Sense of Hope.
Renowned Chef Responds to Worldwide Crises by Providing Healthy Meals and a Sense of Hope.

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Chef José Andrés, along with many volunteers, makes a difference and changes the world one meal at a time. After volunteering at DC Central Kitchen, an organization working to fight hunger...

December 12, 2023  |  0 comments
Teach Your Children.
Teach Your Children.

How Graham Nash is still leading children into a better future.

December 5, 2023  |  0 comments
Curing cancer, one bar of soap at a time.
Curing cancer, one bar of soap at a time.

14-year-old Heman Bekele awarded the 3M Young Scientist Award for developing a soap that activates skin cells to fight cancer.

November 28, 2023  |  0 comments
PassItOn is excited to introduce our new PSA “Kindness” featuring the music of Steven Curtis Chapman.
PassItOn is excited to introduce our new PSA “Kindness” featuring the music of Steven Curtis Chapman.

Kindness a word that immediately brings a feeling to your mind. And often a smile.

November 28, 2023  |  2 comments
Young Girl Makes Homemade ‘Kare Bags’ for Women Experiencing Homelessness.
Young Girl Makes Homemade ‘Kare Bags’ for Women Experiencing Homelessness.

After learning more about the issue of homelessness, Khloe Thompson felt compelled to help in some way. At the time, she and her great grandmother worked together several days per week to...

November 21, 2023  |  2 comments
Winning at the Game of Life.
Winning at the Game of Life.

College football player gives up his scholarship to teammate who struggled financially.

November 14, 2023  |  0 comments
Veteran With No Known Family Honored at His Funeral by Hundreds of Community Members.
Veteran With No Known Family Honored at His Funeral by Hundreds of Community Members.

Elgin, Oklahoma - Veteran Corporal Charles York served his country in both the Navy and Marine Corp. When he recently passed away with no living relatives, the VA hospital staff were concerned...

November 7, 2023  |  0 comments
Strangers Rescue Crew Trapped in Sinking Houseboat.
Strangers Rescue Crew Trapped in Sinking Houseboat.

PANAMA CITY, Florida—When a sudden storm caused waves to swell to five feet, a houseboat capsized and trapped two women inside. Men in two nearby boats wasted no time in pulling together...

October 31, 2023  |  0 comments
Getting 100 on her Final Exam.
Getting 100 on her Final Exam.

Nola Ochs went back to college at 95 years old. At age 100, she had earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees and was still taking classes.

October 24, 2023  |  0 comments
Woman Saves Man’s Life; Years Later, Donates Kidney to His Daughter
Woman Saves Man’s Life; Years Later, Donates Kidney to His Daughter

Woman Saves Man’s Life; Years Later, Donates Kidney to His Daughter

October 17, 2023  |  0 comments
From Homeless to Johns Hopkins.
From Homeless to Johns Hopkins.

Life is never fair. But if you work hard enough, and help someone along the way, you give yourself a better chance to make it.

October 10, 2023  |  0 comments
Local Community Helps Artist Find Lost Sketchbook Representing Years of Work
Local Community Helps Artist Find Lost Sketchbook Representing Years of Work

TORONTO—Dmitry Bondarenko, a Toronto-based artist, lost his sketchbook while cycling to meet a friend for a painting session. The 5x7 black sketchbook contained a decade of his work and had great sentimental...

October 3, 2023  |  0 comments
Taking the Fear Out of Surgery.
Taking the Fear Out of Surgery.

How one doctor helps children face their hospital fears by dressing them up as superheroes.

September 26, 2023  |  0 comments
Woman Fulfills Her Grandmother’s Dream by Bringing Her 1940s Fashion Designs to Life.
Woman Fulfills Her Grandmother’s Dream by Bringing Her 1940s Fashion Designs to Life.

A young woman name Julia is fulfilling her grandmother's lifelong dream by recreating original fashion designs created in the 1940s.

September 19, 2023  |  0 comments
Matter In Motion. A Physics Professor is Igniting the Scientific Passions of her Female Students.
Matter In Motion. A Physics Professor is Igniting the Scientific Passions of her Female Students.

A physics professor is igniting the scientific passions of her female students. Dr. Tatiana Erukhimova is a human dynamo. The physics professor at Texas A&M aims to show her students, especially the...

September 12, 2023  |  0 comments
The 50 Yard Challenge – Lawn Mowing Challenge Encourages Youth to Help Neighbors
The 50 Yard Challenge – Lawn Mowing Challenge Encourages Youth to Help Neighbors

MADISON, Ala.—Rodney Smith Jr. started mowing yards for free in 2015 to help people in his community, including senior citizens, single parents, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. The idea came to him...

September 5, 2023  |  1 comment
The Mistakes We Learn From and Build On.
The Mistakes We Learn From and Build On.

Every year, a handful of students in prisons across America take stock of their lives and make changes. Many earn their diplomas, ensuring better options and choices when they get out.

August 29, 2023  |  0 comments
Man with Cerebral Palsy Competes in Ironman Triathlons with His Father
Man with Cerebral Palsy Competes in Ironman Triathlons with His Father

ROCKFORD, Mich.—Team Agar, a father-son triathlete team, defy the odds and set a new standard for incredible athleticism as they complete endurance races together. Johnny, 29, lives with congenital cerebral palsy, a...

August 22, 2023  |  1 comment
The Last American Explorer.
The Last American Explorer.

Norman Vaughan trekked Antarctica with Admiral Byrd, completed the Iditarod 13 times and climbed the 10,000-foot, icy mountain named after him at age 89.

August 15, 2023  |  0 comments
Pregnant School Bus Driver Saves Students from Fire.
Pregnant School Bus Driver Saves Students from Fire.

MILWAUKEE, Wis.—Imunek Williams drives a school bus for the Milwaukee Academy of Science. While driving her usual route recently, she detected a strong smoke odor. Among the passengers were 37 young students...

August 8, 2023  |  0 comments
Bee Productive. How Teen is Helping To Save the Bees by Boosting Pollination.
Bee Productive. How Teen is Helping To Save the Bees by Boosting Pollination.

17-year-old Gloria Barron Prize winner Anna Devolld is helping small things make a difference: Pollinators. She has created and helped plant more than 2,000 free Pollinator Packs, each containing six different pollinator-friendly...

August 1, 2023  |  0 comments
Harvard Law Graduate Who Worked As A Sanitation Employee Creates Fund to Celebrate and Support Service Workers.
Harvard Law Graduate Who Worked As A Sanitation Employee Creates Fund to Celebrate and Support Service Workers.

BLADENSBURG, Maryland—Food and housing insecurity as a teen inspired Rehan Staton to create a fund to help people in support staff and service roles. After completing law school, he founded an organization...

July 25, 2023  |  0 comments
The Art of Doing Good. Teen Creates Mural to Create Awareness about Salmon Conservation.
The Art of Doing Good. Teen Creates Mural to Create Awareness about Salmon Conservation.

18-year-old Barron Prize winner Austin Picinich is saving Seattle salmon by painting community murals. Austin went to work using his artistic talents to make a difference. He created Save Our Salmon through...

July 19, 2023  |  0 comments
Teenage Boys Rescue 90-year-old Woman from Raging House Fire.
Teenage Boys Rescue 90-year-old Woman from Raging House Fire.

SAPULPA, Oklahoma—Four brave teenage boys rushed into a burning home and saved a 90-year-old grandmother..

July 11, 2023  |  0 comments
The Amazing Brotherhood of Aviation Navigators.
The Amazing Brotherhood of Aviation Navigators.

In a small chapel, a handful of men with clear eyes and wise souls gathered to honor one more of their fallen brothers. These are the Air Force Navigators, a brotherhood bound...

July 4, 2023  |  0 comments
Hardworking Carpenter Willed His Life Savings of 3M to Fund College Education for Young Adults Struggling Financially in his Community.
Hardworking Carpenter Willed His Life Savings of 3M to Fund College Education for Young Adults Struggling Financially in his Community.

Iowa – A humble, hardworking carpenter willed his life savings to young adults in his community to help fund their college education.

June 27, 2023  |  0 comments
Dance Theatre Teaches Dance, Music and Arts to Adults with Disabilities.
Dance Theatre Teaches Dance, Music and Arts to Adults with Disabilities.

In an attention-seeking world where perfection is the constant pursuit, one group finds the truest form of pure emotion. At a performance of Utah’s LEADD (Learning and Engaging through Arts Discipline and...

June 20, 2023  |  0 comments
Tanivu Nota, A Young Artist From a Remote Mountainous Tribe Illustrated One of the most Popular Books of our Time: ‘The Archer,’ by Paulo Coelho.
Tanivu Nota, A Young Artist From a Remote Mountainous Tribe Illustrated One of the most Popular Books of our Time: ‘The Archer,’ by Paulo Coelho.

“The Archer,” Paulo Coelho’s book of wisdom and parable of courageous living, has been translated into 88 languages in 170 countries. It has sold over 320 million copies. The spirit of the...

June 13, 2023  |  0 comments
Unique Bakery Offers Second Chance for People in Addiction Recovery.
Unique Bakery Offers Second Chance for People in Addiction Recovery.

People know Janie’s Life Changing Baked Goods, a bakery in East Harlem, for its mouthwatering pie crust cookies. True to its name, Janie’s changes lives by offering people in addiction recovery employment...

June 6, 2023  |  0 comments
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, A Legend On and Off the Court.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, A Legend On and Off the Court.

A Legend On and Off the Court. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar sold his four championship rings and three MVP trophies for $2.8 million. Then he donated all of the money to support youth education...

May 30, 2023  |  1 comment
A Young Girl's School Gardening Project Became a Mission to End Food Insecurity.
A Young Girl's School Gardening Project Became a Mission to End Food Insecurity.

SUMMERVILLE, SC—In 2008, Katie Stagliano was a 9-year-old third grader when she began a gardening project as part of a school assignment. Her teacher told her to plant vegetable seeds in her...

May 23, 2023  |  0 comments
Runner Demonstrates What Really Matters In Life and In Sports.
Runner Demonstrates What Really Matters In Life and In Sports.

Running to Win isn’t Always Running to Come in First. Jacqueline Nyetipei Kiplimo demonstrates what really matters in life and in sports.

May 16, 2023  |  0 comments
12-Year-old Boy Sells His Paintings to Raise Money for Children’s Charities.
12-Year-old Boy Sells His Paintings to Raise Money for Children’s Charities.

DUBUQUE, Iowa—Arsh Pal, 12, started painting when he was just 8 years old. After creating hundreds of pieces, many of which he gave away to family and friends, he decided to use...

May 9, 2023  |  0 comments
Teen Pilot Safely Lands Plane after it Loses One Wheel at Takeoff.
Teen Pilot Safely Lands Plane after it Loses One Wheel at Takeoff.

How to Land an Airplane Without Landing Gear. 17-year-old Maggie Taraska safely landed her airplane without landing gear on her way to flying solo cross-country.

May 2, 2023  |  0 comments
High School Students Raise $270K to Help 80-year-old Custodian Re-Retire
High School Students Raise $270K to Help 80-year-old Custodian Re-Retire

CALLISBURG, Texas - When three high school seniors, Greyson Thurman, Marti Yousko and Banner Tidwell, discovered "Mr. James," their 80-Year old custodian returned to work out of necessity, due to a rent...

April 25, 2023  |  0 comments
Boy nicknamed the “Kid Conservationist,” is on a Mission to Save the Orangutans.
Boy nicknamed the “Kid Conservationist,” is on a Mission to Save the Orangutans.

Jack Dalton started his mission to save the orangutans from extinction at age 8. He wrote a children's book, 'Kawan the Orangutan: Lost in the Rainforest' and donated the proceeds to support...

April 18, 2023  |  0 comments
Woman with Down Syndrome Starts Her Own Cookie Business.
Woman with Down Syndrome Starts Her Own Cookie Business.

RIDGEFIELD, Connecticut—Enterprising Collette Divitto, 33, has earned a global following as the owner of Collettey’s Cookies. As a baker, business owner, speaker, author and activist, she inspires others daily with her determination.

April 11, 2023  |  0 comments
The Birth of Superman. How two awkward teenage boys dreamed up the world’s most popular superhero.
The Birth of Superman. How two awkward teenage boys dreamed up the world’s most popular superhero.

Young boys often dream of superpowers to solve their problems. “If I could just click my fingers, my homework would be done,” many have imagined. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster put their...

April 4, 2023  |  1 comment
“Hero’s Corner” Founder Creates a Community of Support for Veterans.
“Hero’s Corner” Founder Creates a Community of Support for Veterans.

WYOMING, Mich.—For many years, Reggie Howard envisioned a place where military veterans like him could gather on a regular basis to share friendship and support. “Veterans are sleeping in cubby holes. Veterans...

March 28, 2023  |  0 comments
Young Artist Proves It’s Not Your Lifespan, it’s Your Wingspan that matters.
Young Artist Proves It’s Not Your Lifespan, it’s Your Wingspan that matters.

The brief life of Penny Doerge touches thousands of lives and reminds us we that we should make time to create beauty, and to share it. Her passion to create and share...

March 21, 2023  |  0 comments
NASA Engineer Fulfils Lifelong Dream and Makes History as First Woman from Mexico to Travel to Space
NASA Engineer Fulfils Lifelong Dream and Makes History as First Woman from Mexico to Travel to Space

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif.—Electrical engineer, Katya Echazarreta, 26, recently made history when she became the first Mexican-born woman to travel into space. As a Space for Humanity Ambassador aboard the June 2022...

March 14, 2023  |  0 comments
Flight Attendant Calms an Anxious Passenger with a dose of Kindness.
Flight Attendant Calms an Anxious Passenger with a dose of Kindness.

Fight Attendant, Floyd Dean-Shannon noticed a passenger in distress. He had plenty to do during the flight. But he paused and spoke reassuringly to the woman. Floyd calmly explained what the noise...

March 7, 2023  |  0 comments
Woman Dedicates Life to Rescuing Injured and Critically Ill Seals
Woman Dedicates Life to Rescuing Injured and Critically Ill Seals

BATH, Maine—Lynda Doughty, marine biologist, developed a passion for marine wildlife during her childhood. Growing up along the coast of Maine, she witnessed the impact of human activity on marine mammals, and...

February 28, 2023  |  1 comment
Climbed Everest Blind.
Climbed Everest Blind.

On May 25, 2001, Erik Weihenmayer became the first blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. In 2008 he climbed Carstensz Pyramid on the island of Papua New Guinea, completing...

February 21, 2023  |  0 comments
Fifth Grade Boys Use Kindness to Stop the Bullying of Their Classmate
Fifth Grade Boys Use Kindness to Stop the Bullying of Their Classmate

MANKATO, Minn.—A group of five fifth grade boys at Franklin Elementary witnessed others bullying classmate, James Willmert, and they acted to help stop it. The bullies targeted James because of his special...

February 14, 2023  |  1 comment
How Perception Helped Billy Mills Become America’s First and only 10,000-Meter Olympic Champion.
How Perception Helped Billy Mills Become America’s First and only 10,000-Meter Olympic Champion.

Billy Mills was born on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. As a young boy, he dreamed of becoming an Olympian. “If you follow your dreams, then someday you’ll have the wings of...

February 7, 2023  |  0 comments
Buffalo Heroes Save Strangers During Historic Blizzard
Buffalo Heroes Save Strangers During Historic Blizzard

BUFFALO, New York—A recent winter snowstorm brought Buffalo to a standstill, prompting news outlets to dub it the “blizzard of the century.” When the storm passed, many inspiring stories of the kindness...

January 31, 2023  |  0 comments
Allie Newman not only survived cancer but also helps hospitals better meet the needs of teenage cancer patients.
Allie Newman not only survived cancer but also helps hospitals better meet the needs of teenage cancer patients.

Don’t Let a Bad Day Trick You Into Believing You Have a Bad Life.

January 24, 2023  |  1 comment
Teacher Motivates His Students with Dance
Teacher Motivates His Students with Dance

Edwin Sorto teaches kindergarten class. In his unique class, he incorporates Latin dance into his lesson plans. His pint-sized students turned dancers have joyfully embraced dancing and can do it all –...

January 17, 2023  |  0 comments
How Far Would you go for a Friend?  A penguin named Dindim travels 5,000 miles every year to visit with its rescuer.
How Far Would you go for a Friend? A penguin named Dindim travels 5,000 miles every year to visit with its rescuer.

How Far Would you go for a Friend? The story of Dindim, the penguin who travels 5,000 miles every year to visit with its rescuer.

January 10, 2023  |  2 comments
College Wrestler Saves Teammate from Grizzly Bear Attack
College Wrestler Saves Teammate from Grizzly Bear Attack

BILLINGS, Mont.—A group of college wrestlers recently saved their teammate from a grizzly bear attack in the Shoshone National Forest reminding us all of the great value of friendship.

January 3, 2023  |  0 comments
If You Love Dogs, You’ll Love this Story.
If You Love Dogs, You’ll Love this Story.

A German Shepherd Slept at his Owner’s Gravesite 15 Miles from his House.

December 27, 2022  |  1 comment
11-Year-Old Boy Raises Money to Buy Christmas Gifts for Foster Children
11-Year-Old Boy Raises Money to Buy Christmas Gifts for Foster Children

CAMBRIDGE, Minn. — An 11-year-old scout proved that holiday heroes can take many forms. Jonathan (JJ) Werner sold $46,194 in popcorn in order to purchase holiday gifts for foster children in his...

December 20, 2022  |  0 comments
'Tech Fairy' Fixes Old Computers to then Donate them.
'Tech Fairy' Fixes Old Computers to then Donate them.

Tampa, Florida - Craig Clark is known in his Florida community as the 'Tech Fairy'. The kindhearted retiree grants free laptops and computers as his wishes. He uses his IT skillset as...

December 13, 2022  |  1 comment
Going the Distance.
Going the Distance.

Why top collegiate and professional athlete Dillon Shije will never stop running for his people.

December 6, 2022  |  1 comment
Cancer Survivor who is also an Amputee Set World Record by Running 102 Marathons in 102 Days.
Cancer Survivor who is also an Amputee Set World Record by Running 102 Marathons in 102 Days.

In 2001, Jacky Hunt-Broersma lost her left leg below the knee to a rare form of cancer. She fought cancer with a sense of defiance and stubbornness that has carried her through...

November 29, 2022  |  0 comments
High School Baseball Team Worked Together to Save a Classmate
High School Baseball Team Worked Together to Save a Classmate

A High School Baseball Team Lifted a Car off One of Their Classmates Pinned Underneath.

November 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Delivery Man Heroically Saves Five Children from Blazing House Fire.
Delivery Man Heroically Saves Five Children from Blazing House Fire.

LAFAYETTE, Indiana—While out on his evening pizza delivery shift, Nicholas Bostic drove past a two-story home on flames. Shocked at the frightening sight, he stopped his car and rushed over to assess...

November 15, 2022  |  1 comment
Kidpreneur Starts Business to Make Money for College and Help Others
Kidpreneur Starts Business to Make Money for College and Help Others

Kidpreneur Alejandro Buxton is making money for college and helping others. He started his business to build his college fund. But running a business is about more than making money for Alejandro....

November 8, 2022  |  0 comments
Family Receives True Blessing of Message in a Bottle from Late Son.
Family Receives True Blessing of Message in a Bottle from Late Son.

LOUISIANA—Billy Mitchell, a shipyard salvage diver, hunts for unique items that might have historical value. During one of his dives earlier this year, he found a sealed bottle containing a handwritten message...

November 1, 2022  |  3 comments
Retired Man Spends His Retirement Mentoring the Youth in his Community.
Retired Man Spends His Retirement Mentoring the Youth in his Community.

The story of how one man made sure his retirement years were spent helping kids move safely through life.

October 25, 2022  |  0 comments
Teacher Saves her Student from Choking In Class
Teacher Saves her Student from Choking In Class

EAST ORANGE, N.J. – While sitting in math class at East Orange Community Charter School, 9-year-old Robert Stonaker suffered a life-threatening mishap, but his teacher’s quick reaction saves his life.

October 18, 2022  |  0 comments
Father Turns Personal Tragedy into Triumph for Thousands of Teenagers.
Father Turns Personal Tragedy into Triumph for Thousands of Teenagers.

One father turned personal tragedy into triumph for thousands of teenagers by creating the Honor Connor Scholarship Fund to reward students who served in their community.

October 11, 2022  |  0 comments
Shelter Dog Turned K-9 Hero
Shelter Dog Turned K-9 Hero

A beloved K-9 police dog named Ruby earned fame for her incredible rescue of a young Rhode Island boy.

October 4, 2022  |  1 comment
The day Muhammad Ali rushed to save a stranger who was about to take his own life.
The day Muhammad Ali rushed to save a stranger who was about to take his own life.

The day Muhammad Ali rushed to save a stranger who was about to take his own life.

September 27, 2022  |  0 comments
Refugee Sisters Reconnect with Generous Stranger whose Kind Act Changed their Lives
Refugee Sisters Reconnect with Generous Stranger whose Kind Act Changed their Lives

Sisters Ayda and Vanja Zugay were teenagers in 1999 when they arrived in the US as refugees from the war-torn former Yugoslavia. On the trans-Atlantic flight to their new country, the girls...

September 20, 2022  |  1 comment
British WWll veteran Captain Tom Moore raised over $45 million for charity at age 100.
British WWll veteran Captain Tom Moore raised over $45 million for charity at age 100.

Captain Tom pushed his walker around his yard each morning in his mission to walk 10 laps each day to reach his goal to help raise funds for charity. Once he surpassed...

September 13, 2022  |  0 comments
Heroic Teen Rescues Three Girls and an Officer After Vehicle Sinks in River
Heroic Teen Rescues Three Girls and an Officer After Vehicle Sinks in River

MOSS POINT, Mississippi—A car’s GPS system directed a group of teenage girls off the I-10 boat launch into the Pascagoula River. The car floated 25 yards into the river and then began...

September 6, 2022  |  0 comments
 High School Boys Practiced Inclusion and Made a Lifelong Friend
High School Boys Practiced Inclusion and Made a Lifelong Friend

How a group of high school boys practiced the art of inclusion.

August 30, 2022  |  2 comments
A Wild Little League Pitch Becomes an Inspiring Moment of Sportsmanship
A Wild Little League Pitch Becomes an Inspiring Moment of Sportsmanship

WACO, Texas—Two boys awoke with great excitement the morning of their baseball team’s championship game, but the day did not go as planned. An unexpected, wild pitch would result in an inspiring...

August 23, 2022  |  0 comments
Incredible story of Legendary Maria Tallchief's Long Journey from the Osage Nation in Oklahoma to becoming Prima Ballerina in NYC.
Incredible story of Legendary Maria Tallchief's Long Journey from the Osage Nation in Oklahoma to becoming Prima Ballerina in NYC.

Fairfax, Oklahoma, is a long way from the bright lights of Broadway. In 1925, the distance seemed even greater. But Maria Tallchief could feel music deep inside her. Something longed to express...

August 16, 2022  |  0 comments
Siblings Create Adventure-themed Sidewalk Art Murals
Siblings Create Adventure-themed Sidewalk Art Murals

MUNDELEIN, Illinois—Macaire Everett, 14, and her 9-year-old brother, Camden, discovered a unique way to entertain themselves. When bored at home, they began to draw impressive, colorful and whimsical chalk art in their...

August 9, 2022  |  0 comments
Everyday Hero Saves the Day by Searching and Finding Stranger’s Wedding Ring.
Everyday Hero Saves the Day by Searching and Finding Stranger’s Wedding Ring.

Parks and Recreation employee Gary Gaddist came to the rescue of an artist who lost her wedding ring while she was painting in Battery Park in New York City. When Gary heard...

August 2, 2022  |  0 comments
Teen Discovers Safe Containing Thousands, Tracks Down Rightful Owner to Return it.
Teen Discovers Safe Containing Thousands, Tracks Down Rightful Owner to Return it.

LINCOLNSHIRE, England—George Tindale, a 15-year-old with an adventurous spirit, searches riverbeds for lost treasures as a hobby. One lucky day, he struck gold when his heavy-duty magnet pulled out a safe containing...

July 26, 2022  |  0 comments
An 8-year-old Girl Captured the Nation's Attention and Motivated Congress to Pass the Americans with Disabilities Act.
An 8-year-old Girl Captured the Nation's Attention and Motivated Congress to Pass the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Lifelong Disability rights activist Jennifer Keelan-Chaffins abandoned her wheelchair at the young age of eight to crawl up the Capitol steps, compelling Congress to pass a landmark civil rights law that increased...

July 19, 2022  |  1 comment
Couple Starts Neighborhood Kindness Group to Aid their Community
Couple Starts Neighborhood Kindness Group to Aid their Community

HOUSTON, Texas—Dawn and Richard Abram started a group named Kingwood Kindness to help meet the needs of their local community. The group originally provided natural disaster relief, but the couple has expanded...

July 12, 2022  |  0 comments
Good Samaritans Work Together to Rescue a Driver Suffering a Medical Emergency
Good Samaritans Work Together to Rescue a Driver Suffering a Medical Emergency

BOYNTON BEACH, Florida—Several courageous strangers sprang into action to rescue a driver and prevent a serious traffic accident. The dramatic incident began when a driver suddenly suffered a medical emergency at the...

July 5, 2022  |  1 comment
Premier League Superstar Sadio Mané is Changing the World Beyond Soccer with his Good Deeds.
Premier League Superstar Sadio Mané is Changing the World Beyond Soccer with his Good Deeds.

Sadio asks why he would want 10 Ferraris, 20 diamond watches and two jet planes when he could use his money instead to help others, now that he is in the position...

June 28, 2022  |  3 comments
School Throws Parade for Young Student Preparing to Undergo Heart Surgery.
School Throws Parade for Young Student Preparing to Undergo Heart Surgery.

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas—As 9-year-old Ethann Valdez prepared for a life-saving heart transplant, his family notified his school that he would be taking a leave of absence for a few months as he...

June 21, 2022  |  0 comments
Diver went Deep to Deliver Kindness by Rescuing a Trapped Dolphin.
Diver went Deep to Deliver Kindness by Rescuing a Trapped Dolphin.

While diving in the Mediterranean with his daughters, Enzo was in the water preparing to dive. He felt a nudge on his back and turned to see a male dolphin beckoning to...

June 14, 2022  |  6 comments
Valedictorian with Nonverbal Autism Urges Fellow Graduates to 'Use Your Voice' in Powerful Speech.
Valedictorian with Nonverbal Autism Urges Fellow Graduates to 'Use Your Voice' in Powerful Speech.

WINTER PARK, Florida—Rollins College’s valedictorian, Elizabeth Bonker, recently took to the stage to address the class of 2022. She delivered a powerful speech at the school’s graduation ceremony using text-to-speech technology. "God...

June 7, 2022  |  4 comments
Crossing Guard Saves Child from Speeding Car
Crossing Guard Saves Child from Speeding Car

CECIL COUNTY, Maryland—Maryland crossing guard, Annette Goodyear, relied on her lightning-fast reflexes to pull an 11-year-old middle school student out of harm’s way. A nearby bus surveillance camera recorded the heroic act....

May 31, 2022  |  1 comment
14-Year-old Tinkered his Way to the Technology that Broadcast the Moon Landing, Bringing the Moon to Your Living Room.
14-Year-old Tinkered his Way to the Technology that Broadcast the Moon Landing, Bringing the Moon to Your Living Room.

When Philo Farnsworth was14-year-old, he wasn’t looking up at the sky while plowing the field at his father’s farm in Rigby, Idaho. He was looking down at the straight furrows that coursed...

May 24, 2022  |  0 comments
Couple’s Daily ‘Driveway Trivia’ Connects Neighbors
Couple’s Daily ‘Driveway Trivia’ Connects Neighbors

TALLAHASSEE, Fla.—Gene and Susan Walton created a daily quizzing game as a friendly and creative way to interact with their neighbors. The “Driveway Trivia” game provided neighbors with a welcome break from...

May 17, 2022  |  0 comments
NFL's Warrick Dunn Built 200 Homes for Single Mothers in Honor of His Mother.
NFL's Warrick Dunn Built 200 Homes for Single Mothers in Honor of His Mother.

NFL's Warrick Dunn was a high school senior when his mother, who worked in law enforcement was shot and killed leaving Warrick to care for his five brothers and sisters. In addition...

May 10, 2022  |  2 comments
13-Year-Old Boy Sells Xbox, Works Odd Jobs to Purchase Car for His Mother
13-Year-Old Boy Sells Xbox, Works Odd Jobs to Purchase Car for His Mother

FENLEY, Nevada—William Preston, 13, showed wisdom beyond his years as he found a way to help his mother. He knew she had been feeling incredible stress and financial strain, and he considered...

May 2, 2022  |  1 comment
Give Peace a Chance.  How a Mexican-American Marine negotiated peace speaking Japanese during WWll.
Give Peace a Chance. How a Mexican-American Marine negotiated peace speaking Japanese during WWll.

We don’t always realize it, but our upbringing can be our biggest advantage later on in life. What we learn from parents, friends and the community we grow up in can teach...

April 28, 2022  |  0 comments
Turning Tough News Into Hope.
Turning Tough News Into Hope.

Inspired by her Mother, 11-Year Old Girl Raised $120,000 to Help Fund Cancer Research.

April 26, 2022  |  1 comment
Couple Opens their Six-Acre Farm to Abandoned, Senior Dogs to Provide them with a Loving Home
Couple Opens their Six-Acre Farm to Abandoned, Senior Dogs to Provide them with a Loving Home

SOUTHAMPTON, N.J.—Michele Allen and her husband, Jeff, opened their six-acre farm to give abandoned senior dogs a loving place to live out their remaining years. The unique animal sanctuary is called “Monkey’s...

April 19, 2022  |  2 comments
Including Everybody Means Everybody.
Including Everybody Means Everybody.

Inclusion Films is groundbreaking, making movies using crew with developmental disabilities. Inclusion Films teaches adults and children with disabilities everything they need to know to produce a good film; writing, filming, and...

April 12, 2022  |  2 comments
Polish Mothers Leave Baby Strollers at Station for Ukraine Refugees
Polish Mothers Leave Baby Strollers at Station for Ukraine Refugees

A group of generous women in Poland collected baby strollers to help Ukrainian refugees who had fled the war in their home country. Many people left their homes with only a suitcase...

April 5, 2022  |  5 comments
Window Cleaners Dress as Superheroes to Brighten the Day at a Children’s Hospital.
Window Cleaners Dress as Superheroes to Brighten the Day at a Children’s Hospital.

Having Spiderman close gives you the courage to face the coming days, and it certainly brightens the moment he pays you a visit. That’s why recently, for four hours, Spiderman and Captain...

March 29, 2022  |  1 comment
Passerby Saves Mother and Her 4-Year old Son from Raging Fire
Passerby Saves Mother and Her 4-Year old Son from Raging Fire

SWEETWATER COUNTY, Wyo.—As Ryan Pasborg drove toward town, late for work one cold February morning, he noticed a distinct smell of smoke. He glanced around and spotted flames shooting from a window...

March 22, 2022  |  3 comments
Couple Builds Center For Homeless, Expectant Teenage Girls.
Couple Builds Center For Homeless, Expectant Teenage Girls.

Drew and Cindy's children were all grown and raising families of their own.  They started thinking of the next life chapter.  They knew that they wanted to somehow help set young people...

March 15, 2022  |  4 comments
Malala, a Crusader in the Fight for Girls’ Education and Equality
Malala, a Crusader in the Fight for Girls’ Education and Equality

At the time of Malala Yousafzai’s birth – July 12, 1997 – many Pakistani families did not celebrate the arrival of a girl. Her father, in contrast, named his baby girl in...

March 8, 2022  |  1 comment
19-Year Old Sets World Record to Become the Youngest Woman to Fly Solo Around the World
19-Year Old Sets World Record to Become the Youngest Woman to Fly Solo Around the World

Kortrijk, Belgium—Zara Rutherford, at age 19, became the youngest woman to fly solo around the world in January. Her history-making, epic journey spanned five continents and more than 28,000 nautical miles in...

March 1, 2022  |  2 comments
Woman Risks Her Own Life to Save Three Children Who Fell into an Icy Pond
Woman Risks Her Own Life to Save Three Children Who Fell into an Icy Pond

Arapahoe County, Colorado―Colorado resident, Dusti Talavera, witnessed a frightening scene outside her kitchen window one frigid January afternoon. Glancing out her kitchen window, she noticed a group of young children playing on...

February 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Never, Ever Give Up.
Never, Ever Give Up.

The incredible story of Jessie Rees, the 12-year-old cancer patient who brings joy to half a million children fighting cancer.

February 15, 2022  |  6 comments
Veteran Organizes Toy Drive for Kids Affected by Kentucky Tornadoes
Veteran Organizes Toy Drive for Kids Affected by Kentucky Tornadoes

MAYFIELD, Kentucky―After witnessing the destruction caused by tornadoes in his Kentucky hometown this past December, kind hearted veteran Shawn Triplett felt compelled to help the youngest and most vulnerable victims of the...

February 8, 2022  |  3 comments
The Future Belongs to Kids.
The Future Belongs to Kids.

The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes features some pretty remarkable kids. Teens are cleaning up our oceans, feeding their underserved peers, creating tutoring networks and collecting donations for the homeless. Many...

February 3, 2022  |  3 comments
Woman Graduates with Honors After Battling Drug Addiction
Woman Graduates with Honors After Battling Drug Addiction

The people who visit the Lazarus Day Center, a men’s shelter, find employee Ginny Burton’s demeanor comforting. They feel safe confessing their addiction struggles to her. She can relate to them in...

February 1, 2022  |  5 comments
Man's Life Mission to Plant Trees Creates a Forest
Man's Life Mission to Plant Trees Creates a Forest

More than 30 years ago, at age 16, Jadav Payeng, started planting trees on a barren Indian sandbar near his birthplace in India's Assam region. His mission was to save the animals...

January 27, 2022  |  6 comments
Woman and Bakery Co. Join Forces to Help Feed Stranded Motorists
Woman and Bakery Co. Join Forces to Help Feed Stranded Motorists

Virginia―When severe winter weather stranded motorists on Interstate 95 in Virginia for more than 36 hours, a young married couple decided to act to help feed their fellow drivers. After spotting a...

January 25, 2022  |  1 comment
How a wrong number, a wrong text and a mix-up led to long-lasting friendships.
How a wrong number, a wrong text and a mix-up led to long-lasting friendships.

In 2016, Wanda Dench sent a text to her college-aged grandson inviting him to Thanksgiving dinner. But she got the number wrong and reached Jamal Hinton. When Hinton asked who had sent...

January 20, 2022  |  2 comments
11-year-old 'Superhero Saves Choking Classmate and Helps Elderly Woman from House Fire on the Same Day.
11-year-old 'Superhero Saves Choking Classmate and Helps Elderly Woman from House Fire on the Same Day.

Muskogee, Oklahoma – Sixth-grader Davyon Johnson, age 11, heroically jumped into action twice in the same day. While at school, Davyon saved his choking classmate by performing the Heimlich maneuver. Later the...

January 18, 2022  |  5 comments
Olympic Champion's Secret to Success.
Olympic Champion's Secret to Success.

Billy Mills, America’s first and only 10,000-meter Olympic champion shares the secret to his incredible win. "It was simply a perception,” Billy remembers. “Perceptions create us or destroy us, but we have...

January 13, 2022  |  1 comment
70-Year-old Woman Makes History Summiting El Capitan
70-Year-old Woman Makes History Summiting El Capitan

Dierdre Wolownick wanted to do something special to mark her 70th birthday. In the process, she made history by becoming the oldest woman to ever reach the summit of El Capitan, a...

January 11, 2022  |  6 comments
Overcoming Our Own Worst Mistakes
Overcoming Our Own Worst Mistakes

Kaelin Clay made an unpardonable error in football. And he owned it.

January 6, 2022  |  3 comments
13-Year-old Boy Removed 14,000 Pounds of Trash from Tennessee River
13-Year-old Boy Removed 14,000 Pounds of Trash from Tennessee River

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. – A young Chattanooga resident earned the nickname “The Conservation Kid” for his efforts to remove trash and debris from his beloved Tennessee River.  At age 7, Cash Daniels first learned about...

January 4, 2022  |  7 comments
17 Year-Old Developed Sutures that Detect Early Infection.
17 Year-Old Developed Sutures that Detect Early Infection.

17 Year-Old, Daisia Taylor Developed Sutures that Detect Early Infection. She believes the best solutions are the ones that help the most people. Her focus now is getting the color-changing sutures to...

December 30, 2021  |  9 comments
Single Man Who Experienced Childhood Homelessness Adopts Abandoned Teen to Give Him a Safe, Secure Home
Single Man Who Experienced Childhood Homelessness Adopts Abandoned Teen to Give Him a Safe, Secure Home

Charlotte, N.C. – Peter Mutabazi experienced firsthand the pain of abandonment and homelessness as a child, until a caring couple gave him a second chance. Now, as an adult, he wants to...

December 28, 2021  |  5 comments
A Secret Santa Is Leaving Free Gifts in Random Places to Spread the Joy of Christmas
A Secret Santa Is Leaving Free Gifts in Random Places to Spread the Joy of Christmas

Colorado Springs – An anonymous Colorado Springs resident who calls himself the “Ugly Sweater Elf” aims to spread the Christmas spirit in his community and beyond. Since November 2021, the self-described Santa’s...

December 21, 2021  |  0 comments
Twin Sisters Partner to Provide Fresh Food for All
Twin Sisters Partner to Provide Fresh Food for All

How 17-year-old Barron Prize Winners Annie and Shirley Zhu provide fresh food for 1,400 people a year.

December 16, 2021  |  1 comment
Artist Transforms Old Tires Into Colorful, Cozy Beds for Thousands of Stray Animals
Artist Transforms Old Tires Into Colorful, Cozy Beds for Thousands of Stray Animals

Most people pass by an abandoned tire without a second glance, seeing it as discarded trash. However, a creative and kindhearted Brazilian artist, Amarildo Silva Filho saw in them potential for something...

December 14, 2021  |  7 comments
Beatrice Shilling, a motorcycle daredevil turned mechanical engineer, saved the lives of countless pilots in WWll
Beatrice Shilling, a motorcycle daredevil turned mechanical engineer, saved the lives of countless pilots in WWll

Beatrice “Tilly” Shilling had a penchant for speed. In 1913, at age 14, she bought her first motorcycle. She tinkered with it and roared around the English countryside, eventually racing for the...

December 9, 2021  |  1 comment
Custodian and Autistic Student Form School Club to Keep Kids from Eating Lunch Alone
Custodian and Autistic Student Form School Club to Keep Kids from Eating Lunch Alone

JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — High school custodian Lakira Isaac noticed that a 10th grader, Jonny Hickey, often ate alone in the school cafeteria. Jonny has autism, which makes social interactions difficult at...

December 7, 2021  |  8 comments
Being a Mother…The roundabout journey to a dream fulfilled.
Being a Mother…The roundabout journey to a dream fulfilled.

Li lives in a small New England town. She had two dreams growing up: to be a nurse and to raise a family. She got through nursing school OK; she says the...

December 2, 2021  |  5 comments
Teen Saves His Four Younger Sisters from House Fire
Teen Saves His Four Younger Sisters from House Fire

WEBSTER, Wisc. – One Fall evening, 13-year-old Briar Omar agreed to babysit his four younger sisters while his parents ran a quick errand to the grocery store to pick up the family...

November 30, 2021  |  1 comment
13-Year-Old Boy Uses His 'Make-a-Wish' to Feed the Homeless for a Year
13-Year-Old Boy Uses His 'Make-a-Wish' to Feed the Homeless for a Year

Jackson, Mississippi – The past few years have been difficult for 13-year-old Adeola “Abraham” Olagbegi. In 2020, the teen was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, and he underwent a successful bone...

November 23, 2021  |  4 comments
Laughter is the Best Teacher.  How humor and history go together in this classroom.
Laughter is the Best Teacher. How humor and history go together in this classroom.

Miss Arbury teaches history at the local high school. On the excitement scale, learning history for most kids sits somewhere between math and art. A few cool things and lots of facts...

November 18, 2021  |  1 comment
Friends Pitch in to Gift Special Glasses for Their Friend Who Is Colorblind Giving Him the Gift of Color
Friends Pitch in to Gift Special Glasses for Their Friend Who Is Colorblind Giving Him the Gift of Color

Francis spent the first 18 years of his life experiencing the world in a limited spectrum, with reds and greens often indistinguishable, appearing to him as murky browns. Then his caring group...

November 16, 2021  |  1 comment
A Lesson We Should Never Forget. The incredible story of American POWs smuggling rations to Russian prisoners at Stalag-B.
A Lesson We Should Never Forget. The incredible story of American POWs smuggling rations to Russian prisoners at Stalag-B.

In 1988, Charles Kuralt discovered a story of heroism that would have disappeared from history were it not for the determination of a former Russian prisoner who vowed to thank the men...

November 11, 2021  |  1 comment
WWII Veteran's Dream Comes True When He Finally Meets Woman Who Wrote Him Cherished Thank-You Letter When She Was a Child
WWII Veteran's Dream Comes True When He Finally Meets Woman Who Wrote Him Cherished Thank-You Letter When She Was a Child

Strongsville, Ohio – Twelve years ago, 95-year-old World War II veteran Frank Grasberger received a heartwarming letter from a sweet third-grader thanking him for his service and dedication. Frank treasured the thoughtful...

November 9, 2021  |  5 comments
For the Cost of a Box of Cereal. How just noticing makes all the difference in the world.
For the Cost of a Box of Cereal. How just noticing makes all the difference in the world.

Julian was having a difficult day at work. Projects were due, and his boss had just made major changes to a spreadsheet that would mean a long night. Julian isn’t the type...

November 4, 2021  |  4 comments
Man Rescues Millions of Pounds of Surplus Produce, then Delivers to Food Banks for Free
Man Rescues Millions of Pounds of Surplus Produce, then Delivers to Food Banks for Free

Bothell, WA – Washington resident George Ahearn read a disturbing newspaper article about how a local farm planned to destroy thousands of perfectly good crops. Crop demand had drastically slowed down resulting...

November 2, 2021  |  4 comments
Stay Curious.  The remarkable underwater life of Jacques Cousteau.
Stay Curious. The remarkable underwater life of Jacques Cousteau.

So little was known about the depths of the sea in the mid 1930s. An entire world lay beneath the ships, yet it was mostly inaccessible. Staring out at endless ocean waters...

October 28, 2021  |  1 comment
Co-Workers Donate Their Own Kidney to Save Each Other’s Husbands
Co-Workers Donate Their Own Kidney to Save Each Other’s Husbands

Tia Wimbush and Susan Ellis worked in the same department at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta for years. One day, Susan’s manager informed her that Tia and Susan shared a common struggle: Both...

October 26, 2021  |  6 comments
The World Awaits You. The story of the first woman to circumnavigate the world.
The World Awaits You. The story of the first woman to circumnavigate the world.

The name Jeanne Baret is hardly a household name. She was born in rural France in the mid 1700s and her family teetered on the edge of poverty. But Jeanne was an...

October 21, 2021  |  4 comments
Man Fixes and Delivers Old RVs to Wildfire Survivors for Free
Man Fixes and Delivers Old RVs to Wildfire Survivors for Free

Woody Faircloth and his 9-year-old daughter, Luna, spend much of their time on the road, on a heartfelt mission. Since 2018, the pair has personally delivered donated RVs to traumatized families who...

October 19, 2021  |  4 comments
Born to Make a Difference. Kids who are changing their world.
Born to Make a Difference. Kids who are changing their world.

Kids these days. Seems they spend most of their time with their noses pointed at their phones or their eyeballs frantically moving to the flashes of video games. It’s easy to be...

October 14, 2021  |  2 comments
90-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Knits Over 11,000 Newborn Hats To Donate to Her Local Hospital for Newborns.
90-Year-Old Great-Grandmother Knits Over 11,000 Newborn Hats To Donate to Her Local Hospital for Newborns.

Retirement hasn’t slowed down 90-year-old great-grandmother Jeanie Shaffer, who has handmade more than 11,000 tiny hats for newborns in her golden years. Every hat Jeanie creates is made with special care —...

October 12, 2021  |  7 comments
Sometimes, Quiet Listening has the Power to Save a Life
Sometimes, Quiet Listening has the Power to Save a Life

For 40 years, School Teacher, Miss Smith, stood in front of her classroom, tapping the blackboard where an inspirational quote was drawn neatly in D’Nealian cursive. “Open your notebooks and write,” she...

October 7, 2021  |  4 comments
Local Texas Legend ‘Mattress Mack’ Heads Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts
Local Texas Legend ‘Mattress Mack’ Heads Hurricane Ida Relief Efforts

When Hurricane Ida made landfall recently in Louisiana, it took an especially devastating toll, leaving catastrophic damage in its wake. The storm tore off roofs, flooded roads, downed trees and power lines...

October 5, 2021  |  2 comments
A tradition of kindness on the Appalachian Trail
A tradition of kindness on the Appalachian Trail

The Appalachian Trail is a rugged footpath that runs from Northern Georgia to Central Maine along the crest of the Appalachian Mountains. It passes through 14 states and all kinds of unpredictable...

September 30, 2021  |  4 comments
Commuters Save Man in Wheelchair Who Fell from Subway Platform onto Path of Oncoming Train.
Commuters Save Man in Wheelchair Who Fell from Subway Platform onto Path of Oncoming Train.

In a busy Manhattan subway station, a group of commuters witnessed a man in a wheelchair fall onto the subway tracks. One brave man immediately leapt into action and onto the train...

September 27, 2021  |  1 comment
Beyond the Moon with an Eye on Mars.
Beyond the Moon with an Eye on Mars.

The story of a young woman who dreamed of pushing the boundaries and now designs launch systems for NASA. The billionaire space race is on. And it rivals the competition between Russia...

September 23, 2021  |  1 comment
Inspired by his Daughter, Dad Builds World’s Most Fully Inclusive and Accessible Special Needs Theme Amusement Park
Inspired by his Daughter, Dad Builds World’s Most Fully Inclusive and Accessible Special Needs Theme Amusement Park

San Antonio, Texas - When businessman Gordon Hartman was on a family vacation years ago, he observed how his daughter, Morgan, who was 12 at the time, had difficulty participating in the...

September 21, 2021  |  9 comments
Getting Outside is the Best Way to Get Rid of the Blues
Getting Outside is the Best Way to Get Rid of the Blues

Brad’s idea of a good time is to swim across the lake at the base of the Grand Tetons, then hike to the top peak and back again on the same day....

September 16, 2021  |  5 comments
Olympian Auctions Silver Medal so Infant can have Lifesaving Heart Surgery
Olympian Auctions Silver Medal so Infant can have Lifesaving Heart Surgery

Warsaw, Poland – Kindhearted Polish Olympian Maria Andrejczyk has generously auctioned off her Tokyo Games silver medal to raise funds for an infant’s lifesaving operation. Żabka, a popular supermarket chain in Poland,...

September 14, 2021  |  5 comments
The Power of Saying Hi
The Power of Saying Hi

The simplest word in our language can be the most inclusive.

September 9, 2021  |  8 comments
Day Care Kids Form Special Bond With 91-Year-Old Man With Dementia
Day Care Kids Form Special Bond With 91-Year-Old Man With Dementia

Vidalia, Louisiana – At 91 years old and with a dementia diagnosis, Gene McGehee was finding his golden years to be his loneliest. That all changed one day when he heard the...

September 7, 2021  |  3 comments
Reach For the Stars… No Matter How Long it Takes.
Reach For the Stars… No Matter How Long it Takes.

Wally Funk became the oldest person to visit space. She’s 82 years young! Better late than never. Probably the last thing Wally Funk wants to hear. She just flew into space at...

September 2, 2021  |  1 comment
Business Owner Fixes Old Cars, Donates Them to People in Need in Memory of His Mechanic Father
Business Owner Fixes Old Cars, Donates Them to People in Need in Memory of His Mechanic Father

Eliot Middleton is a South Carolina restaurant owner with a charitable heart. When he isn’t busy under the oven hood cooking in his restaurant, he is under one in his yard, fixing...

August 31, 2021  |  11 comments
Road Trip Across America. A discovery of what unites us.
Road Trip Across America. A discovery of what unites us.

The early morning sun shelters behind the Rocky Mountains, and it’s not until you reach Wyoming that it’s up full. Seeing America by car has re-emerged. Perhaps pent-up travelers want to move...

August 26, 2021  |  3 comments
Paralympic Medalist Inspires Millions
Paralympic Medalist Inspires Millions

Syracuse, UT - Hunter Woodhall is a two-time Paralympic medalist competing in two track-and-field events in the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics this summer, representing Team USA. Hunter was born with a condition called...

August 24, 2021  |  3 comments
Let Appreciation Move You to Action
Let Appreciation Move You to Action

Our modern culture tends to focus on past regrets and future uncertainty. It is the present where we need to focus, on who we are and what we can be. Something we...

August 19, 2021  |  5 comments
High School Students Invent Wheelchair Stroller So Disabled Dad Can Take Newborn on a Stroll
High School Students Invent Wheelchair Stroller So Disabled Dad Can Take Newborn on a Stroll

Potomac, MD - Jeremy King has impaired mobility following an operation three years ago to remove a brain tumor. When his wife, Chelsie, was due to give birth to their first child,...

August 17, 2021  |  7 comments
Baseball and Life Lessons
Baseball and Life Lessons

Bill is a Navy vet and retired oil field engineer. His hands are thick, and his fingers branch out in all directions. Pulling on ropes as a sailor off the coast of...

August 12, 2021  |  1 comment
Salon Owner and her Volunteers Transforms and Uplifts Individuals Experiencing Homelessness with Free Mini-Makeovers
Salon Owner and her Volunteers Transforms and Uplifts Individuals Experiencing Homelessness with Free Mini-Makeovers

Knoxville, TN - Salon owner Marti Baker knows a new haircut helps make a person feel reinvigorated. She wanted to offer that special feeling of being cared for to the members of...

August 10, 2021  |  4 comments
Mary Anderson, the woman who invented the windshield wiper
Mary Anderson, the woman who invented the windshield wiper

Sometimes it just takes looking at things a little differently in order to solve a problem. Sometimes we don’t even realize there is a problem until we ask questions that begin with...

August 5, 2021  |  3 comments
Two Boy Scouts Rescue Drowning Woman
Two Boy Scouts Rescue Drowning Woman

Columbia, MO - A summer storm brought heavy rainfall without warning in Missouri. Six inches of rain caused floodwaters to pour into the creeks causing them to burst their banks. The rainfall...

August 3, 2021  |  6 comments
A Winning Philosophy
A Winning Philosophy

Wrestling is the ultimate sport: One-on-one, you win or lose; it’s up to you. Which sounds a bit harsh to gangly high school boys trying to fit in socially as well as...

July 29, 2021  |  2 comments
High School Graduate Donates Her $40,000 Scholarship to Another Student who Needed It More.
High School Graduate Donates Her $40,000 Scholarship to Another Student who Needed It More.

Fitchburg, Massachusetts — As the graduation ceremony’s class speaker, Verda Tetteh, a senior at Fitchburg High School, had just finished her speech and taken a seat when the school made an exciting...

July 27, 2021  |  12 comments
Teen starts nonprofit to offer free lawn service to those in need
Teen starts nonprofit to offer free lawn service to those in need

LOUISVILLE, KY – One day, mother Barbara Wilson tried to discipline her 12-year-old son, Travis, by making him mow their neighbor’s lawn for free. To her shock, the unexpected happened —he loved...

July 20, 2021  |  2 comments
Restaurant Owners Travels 6 Hours to Cook Terminally Ill Customer Her Favorite Meal
Restaurant Owners Travels 6 Hours to Cook Terminally Ill Customer Her Favorite Meal

Baltimore, MD - Late one afternoon, Steve Chu, owner of Ekiben, an Asian fusion restaurant in Baltimore, received an unusual request. Brandon Jones, the son-in-law of one of Steve’s loyal customers, was...

July 13, 2021  |  7 comments
Singer inspires millions with powerful message of hope
Singer inspires millions with powerful message of hope

Jane Marczewski, known to her fans as Nightbirde passed away after a courageous four-year battle with cancer, on February 19th. During her most trying time, she offered the gift of hope through...

July 6, 2021  |  9 comments
Hero Saves Young Man From Fiery Train-Truck Crash
Hero Saves Young Man From Fiery Train-Truck Crash

St. Anthony, Idaho - Brandon Bair, a former NFL player, is being hailed as a hero after he risked his own life to save a truck driver who was involved in a...

June 29, 2021  |  4 comments
7-year-old Boy Swims Over an Hour to Help Rescue His Family
7-year-old Boy Swims Over an Hour to Help Rescue His Family

Jacksonville, Florida - It was a carefree summer day when a father, Steven Poust, was out boating on the St. John’s River with his 4-year-old daughter Abigail and 7-year-old son Chase. The...

June 22, 2021  |  7 comments
Woman has Fostered 81 Infants over Three Decades
Woman has Fostered 81 Infants over Three Decades

Hayward, Calif. - Over the past 34 years, 78-year-old Linda Owen has dedicated her life to the caring mission of fostering infants. During that time, 81 infants have been entrusted to her...

June 15, 2021  |  3 comments
Humble Hero Leaps Off Bridge Into Bay to Save Baby Girl from Drowning
Humble Hero Leaps Off Bridge Into Bay to Save Baby Girl from Drowning

Ocean City, Md.- A dramatic scene unfolded when a serious vehicle collision occurred on an Ocean City, Maryland, bridge. Jonathan Bauer, a driver on the bridge, witnessed the multivehicle crash from his...

June 8, 2021  |  3 comments
Teens Rebuild Home for Veteran Robbed of His Home Repair Savings
Teens Rebuild Home for Veteran Robbed of His Home Repair Savings

Muncie, Ind. – Seventy-seven-year-old Vietnam veteran John Holaday saved up enough money to purchase a home with cash.  He had  $8,000 leftover, which he planned to use for home repair renovations.   However, he was...

June 1, 2021  |  13 comments
Teen Raises Thousands for Senior Dogs So They Can Have ‘A Second Chance’
Teen Raises Thousands for Senior Dogs So They Can Have ‘A Second Chance’

San Jose, California—14-year-old, Meena Kumar has raised an impressive $140,000 for senior dogs. The young girl was motivated by her desire to help her furry friends find a loving, forever home—just like...

May 25, 2021  |  9 comments
Boy Hand Sews Teddy Bears To Donate To Hospital for Sick Children
Boy Hand Sews Teddy Bears To Donate To Hospital for Sick Children

Hobart, Tasmania — Campbell Remess started his teddy bear craft-making hobby when he was only 9 years old. Now a teen, his one-of-a-kind collection has grown into the thousands, but you won’t...

May 18, 2021  |  11 comments
Fraternity Brothers Paid Mortgage off for their Beloved Cook
Fraternity Brothers Paid Mortgage off for their Beloved Cook

Baton Rouge, Louisiana - Jessie Hamilton worked as a cook at a fraternity house at Louisiana State University for 14 years. The Phi Gamma Delta (Fiji) members affectionately called her their beloved...

May 11, 2021  |  1 comment
Woman loses 35lbs to donate her kidney to her best friend
Woman loses 35lbs to donate her kidney to her best friend

Macon, GA - Monique and Sylvia have been close friends for six years and have helped one another through personal adversities and loss. When Monique Dancy learned that her best friend was...

May 4, 2021  |  0 comments
70-Year-old US Marine Corps Veteran Runs into Burning Apartment to Rescue Neighbor
70-Year-old US Marine Corps Veteran Runs into Burning Apartment to Rescue Neighbor

Norristown, Pennsylvania - James "Cowboy" Johnson, a 70-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran with lung issues witnessed smoke and flames billowing out of his neighbor’s apartment. Without hesitation, he jumped into action.

April 27, 2021  |  7 comments
Goodwill Employee Finds $42,000 in Donated Clothing and Returns to Owner
Goodwill Employee Finds $42,000 in Donated Clothing and Returns to Owner

Oklahoma - Goodwill employee, Andrea Lessing is used to discovering unique treasures in the varied collection of donated items her store receives daily. However, she was shocked to find mounds of cash...

April 20, 2021  |  5 comments
Down Syndrome Athlete Triumphs at the Ironman Triathlon
Down Syndrome Athlete Triumphs at the Ironman Triathlon

Chris Nikic raced right into the Guinness World Records by becoming the first person with Down syndrome to complete one of the world’s most grueling races, the Ironman Triathlon. In 17 hours,...

April 13, 2021  |  4 comments
Ten-year-old Girl Raises $100,000 Selling Cookies to Fight Rare Children’s Diseases
Ten-year-old Girl Raises $100,000 Selling Cookies to Fight Rare Children’s Diseases

Remarkably, Dana Perella has raised over $100,000 baking and selling cookies to fight rare children’s diseases. She was motivated to start her mission when she found out that her new friend was...

April 6, 2021  |  6 comments
High School Team Built Powered Wheelchair for 2-year-old Boy. Born with a Genetic Condition that makes Mobility Difficult.
High School Team Built Powered Wheelchair for 2-year-old Boy. Born with a Genetic Condition that makes Mobility Difficult.

Farmington, MN - Students on the prize-winning Rogue Robotics team at Farmington High School built a unique motorized vehicle for one very special 2-year-old boy named Cillian Jackson. He was born with...

March 30, 2021  |  8 comments
Observant Mail Carrier Helps Rescues Elderly Customer
Observant Mail Carrier Helps Rescues Elderly Customer

Chicago, IN - USPS mail carrier, Shonda Lemon has a special bond with the residents on her route, especially the elderly who she says are “dear to her heart.” She enjoys chatting...

March 23, 2021  |  13 comments
Grandfather builds desks for low income students for free
Grandfather builds desks for low income students for free

Clayton, CA - Les Ruefenacht, an 80-year old grandfather, is taking it upon himself to help students who are still remote learning and need a proper desk. Lee is a one-man team....

March 16, 2021  |  7 comments
School Principal donates wages from night job to students in need
School Principal donates wages from night job to students in need

When Henry Darby, a beloved school principal at North Charleston High School learned that some of his students were in desperate need, he was determined to help. He decided to get an...

March 9, 2021  |  6 comments
Chicago restaurant owner buys out freezing street vendors and then donates the food to the needy
Chicago restaurant owner buys out freezing street vendors and then donates the food to the needy

CHICAGO – Chicago winters are famous for their bitter cold which makes for a difficult time to earn a living for the city’s street vendors. One Chicago based restaurant owner, Robert Magiet,...

March 2, 2021  |  5 comments
 All Girls Science Club Create Portable, Solar-Powered Tent to Help the Homeless Community
All Girls Science Club Create Portable, Solar-Powered Tent to Help the Homeless Community

San Fernando, CA - A team of 12 teenage girls have invented a portable, solar-powered tent. Their inspiration for the ambitious and innovative project was the growing problem of homelessness in their...

February 23, 2021  |  8 comments
Over 900 Dairy Queen Drive Thru Customers Spark a ‘Pay It Forward’ Wave
Over 900 Dairy Queen Drive Thru Customers Spark a ‘Pay It Forward’ Wave

Brainerd, Minnesota - Over 900 Dairy Queen drive thru customers proved that kindness is contagious. One customer sparked a massive chain of kindness at a Dairy Queen drive-thru that lasted two days...

February 16, 2021  |  2 comments
Deputies help homeless family in crisis find housing
Deputies help homeless family in crisis find housing

Sacramento, CA - A homeless family is now off the streets thanks to a pair of sheriff’s deputies. Deputies Tim Yee and Johnny Le spotted a family with three children camping out...

February 9, 2021  |  1 comment
Former Gang member changed path in life, now awarded Missouri’s Teacher of the Year
Former Gang member changed path in life, now awarded Missouri’s Teacher of the Year

Missouri, St. Louis - Darrion Cockrell was awarded the high honor of Missouri’s Teacher of the Year.  He has come far from the troubled kid who joined a gang at the age...

February 2, 2021  |  14 comments
Hero Lifeguard Rescues Driver as Car Sinks
Hero Lifeguard Rescues Driver as Car Sinks

Bayonne, New Jersey - A terrified driver was helplessly trapped in his sinking SUV which veered off the road and plunged right into the Newark Bay in Bayonne, New Jersey. Miraculously, Anthony...

January 26, 2021  |  7 comments
Young boy spends his birthday handing out pizza to the homeless
Young boy spends his birthday handing out pizza to the homeless

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Kieng Riven’s eight birthday was fast approaching so his mother asked him what he wanted. She expected the youngster to respond with a list of toys and games. His...

January 19, 2021  |  4 comments
Teens save two children from drowning in icy pond
Teens save two children from drowning in icy pond

MIDDLETOWN, N.J. - Eight-year-old Olivia Heid and her 4-year-old brother RJ were excited at the sight of mounting snow. They knew it would make for the perfect snow day for their first-time...

January 12, 2021  |  5 comments
The Elton John AIDS Foundation Mission: Ending the AIDS Epidemic
The Elton John AIDS Foundation Mission: Ending the AIDS Epidemic

The Elton John AIDS Foundation is on a mission to be a powerful force in ending the AIDS epidemic by 2030. The Foundation is committed to ending the discrimination, infections and deaths...

January 6, 2021  |  3 comments
Newlyweds spend their wedding day serving their community
Newlyweds spend their wedding day serving their community

Cleveland, Ohio - Tyler and Melanie Tapajna said “I Do” then headed straight to Laura’s Home Women’s Crisis Center in Cleveland where they spent their wedding day serving catered food to those...

December 29, 2020  |  0 comments
Man pays utility bill for families to keep the heat on for Christmas
Man pays utility bill for families to keep the heat on for Christmas

Gulf Breeze, Florida – As many as 114 financially struggling families under the threat of having their utility shut off during Christmas week will now be burden free due to one generous...

December 22, 2020  |  2 comments
Young man saves 10-year old girl from drowning
Young man saves 10-year old girl from drowning

Monterey, California - While on a recent family vacation in Monterey, California, 10-year-old Haylee Whiting was swimming carefree in the ocean waves with her sister when an unexpected and terrifying thing happened....

December 15, 2020  |  4 comments
Retired Marine Catches Toddler Dropped from Burning Apartment In Dramatic Rescue
Retired Marine Catches Toddler Dropped from Burning Apartment In Dramatic Rescue

PHOENIX — Phillip Blanks, a retired U.S. Marine and former high school star wide receiver is used to making winning catches for his team but recently he made the most important catch...

December 8, 2020  |  7 comments
11 Year Old Donates 22,000 Diapers to Struggling Single Moms
11 Year Old Donates 22,000 Diapers to Struggling Single Moms

Hampton, Virginia - 11-year-old Cartier Carey has become a lemonade stand mogul. He has raised over $5000 which resulted in his donation of more than 22,000 diapers to struggling single moms in...

December 1, 2020  |  6 comments
Kind Strangers Support Young Mom Battling Cancer
Kind Strangers Support Young Mom Battling Cancer

Nampa, Idaho The Kofoeds thought they were filming a thank-you video at their local coffee shop. It was to be a gesture of appreciation for GoFundMe donors. The campaign was set up...

November 24, 2020  |  0 comments
Teens Inspire Friendships with Seniors
Teens Inspire Friendships with Seniors

Senior citizens are cool! Jenevieve and Jordan McMurtry made this important discovery in an unusual circumstance and hope to share their experience with others. The recent honor grads from Summit High School...

November 17, 2020  |  2 comments
Veterans Continue to Serve in Crisis
Veterans Continue to Serve in Crisis

Once again, veterans are answering the call to protect their fellow Americans and serve their country. They are jumping into action, partnering with Team Rubicon, a non-profit that has helped veterans put...

November 11, 2020  |  0 comments
Students Build Tiny Homes For Homeless Veterans 
Students Build Tiny Homes For Homeless Veterans 

Kingwood Park, Houston - Life has not been easy for veteran John Jolly.   He has been homeless for decades since the time he has served in the Vietnam War.  Thanks to a...

November 5, 2020  |  11 comments
Young Hero Starts Foundation To Benefit Children
Young Hero Starts Foundation To Benefit Children

SPARTANBURG, S.C - Adom Appiah, is not your typical High School Junior. He has taken his volunteerism to a whole new level by starting a nonprofit charity organization called “Ball4Good.” His encouraging...

October 29, 2020  |  2 comments
Cheerleader Saves Choking Child’s Life
Cheerleader Saves Choking Child’s Life

Rockwall, Texas - Cheerleader Tyra Winters was aboard a homecoming float, waving to the crowd when she suddenly noticed a frantic woman holding a bright red-faced toddler who was choking and quickly...

October 22, 2020  |  2 comments
Bartender Comes to the Aid of Service Industry Workers
Bartender Comes to the Aid of Service Industry Workers

Boone, North Carolina When restaurants across the country closed amid the Covid-19 crisis, thousands of service industry workers suddenly lost their jobs.  Former Bartender, Doc Hendley wanted to step up and do...

October 15, 2020  |  3 comments
Teen Saves Mother and Her 3 Children from Burning Car
Teen Saves Mother and Her 3 Children from Burning Car

“Stop the car! Your car is on fire! Your car is on fire,” yelled 18-year-old Justin Gavin. In horror, he spotted an SUV engulfed in flames driving erratically past him.

October 8, 2020  |  17 comments
Nurse Donates Liver To Save 8-year-old Boy’s Life
Nurse Donates Liver To Save 8-year-old Boy’s Life

Wisconsin: Milwaukee — An 8-year-old boy in desperate need of a liver transplant was suddenly in a fight for his life. The odds of finding a donor in time weren't promising. The...

October 1, 2020  |  5 comments
16 Year Old Teen Helps Hurricane Relief Effort
16 Year Old Teen Helps Hurricane Relief Effort

WINDSOR, N.C. — A deadly tornado spawned by Hurricane Isaias ravaged the rural community of Windsor leaving many families in desperate need. This prompted one very care minded 16-year-old girl to race...

September 24, 2020  |  1 comment
Teachers -  Our Unsung Heroes
Teachers - Our Unsung Heroes

Contessa Hubbard Bass, found a way to creatively interact with her special needs student despite the Covid 19 outbreak. Having no classroom to teach in did not stop Contessa. She went right...

September 17, 2020  |  5 comments
Football Team Rescues Rockclimber
Football Team Rescues Rockclimber

St. George, Utah - A dramatic rescue by Utah college football team was a heart racing moment as a woman helplessly dangled over a mountain cliff for 45 agonizing minutes.  Her climbing...

September 10, 2020  |  2 comments
Heroes Rescue Family from Raging Floodwaters
Heroes Rescue Family from Raging Floodwaters

Chester County, PA — It was a terrifying scene. The floodwaters from the Doe Run Stream in Chester County, Pennsylvania had swelled into a raging river during Tropical Storm Isaias. What Daniel...

September 2, 2020  |  1 comment
Donations-Only Family Restaurant Feeds the Need in Their Community
Donations-Only Family Restaurant Feeds the Need in Their Community

Brewton, Alabama – Drexell & Honeybee is a small-town, family-style restaurant in Alabama run by a kindhearted woman named Lisa Thomas-McMilan. What makes her restaurant so special is that there is no...

August 27, 2020  |  3 comments
Young Boy Saves Little Sister from Brutal Dog Attack
Young Boy Saves Little Sister from Brutal Dog Attack

A brave 6-year-old boy from Wyoming, named Bridger Walker has proven himself to be a real-life superhero for his heroic deed in saving his little sister’s life. Bridger and his four-year-old sister...

August 20, 2020  |  1 comment
Kechi Okwuchi - Singer, Survivor and Courageous Hero
Kechi Okwuchi - Singer, Survivor and Courageous Hero

Kechi Okwuchi is not only a gifted singing finalist on "America’s Got Talent," she is also a courageous survivor. Her story of overcoming adversity is truly inspiring. The singer nearly died when...

August 13, 2020  |  0 comments
Hero Saves Neighborhood from Fire
Hero Saves Neighborhood from Fire

Fast moving, intense flames from the Knoll fire in Utah were heading directly to a Saratoga Springs neighborhood which was ordered to be evacuated. Resident, Garret Hartle, whose home bordered the fire's...

August 6, 2020  |  4 comments

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