# Good news
The 52 Lives charity aims to change someone’s life every week of the year and spread kindness
There is power in kindness.Photo by Anna Tarazevich. “We don’t care how old you are or whatever it is that you need. We just help people who are in need of kindness.” — Jaime Thurston, Founder and CEO of the 52 Lives charity.
California teen says he is the youngest person to sail solo across the Atlantic
Sailboat Bow On Water PhotoPhoto by Nicole De Khors from Burst. "People should embrace risks and adventure." — Cal Currier in an interview with fun107.com. While age records in sailing are not kept, 16-year-old Cal Currier believes he is the youngest person to ever sail solo from west to east across the Atlantic Ocean (from the United States to Europe).
This Hotel Has Replaced 440 Dirt Floors, Repaired 17 Homes and Constructed 34 Homes for their Community
This post is not sponsored and does not contain any affiliate content. Go: Situated on the Southwest Pacific coast between the vast Pacific Ocean and Lake Nicaragua, The Ranch is located on one of the Pacific’s only isthmuses. Bordered on both sides by water, Rancho Santana enjoys the distinction of nearly constant offshore breezes. Warm weather and world-class surf conditions make this resort a paradise for surfers and ocean lovers nearly year-round.
Fort Worth Good Samaritan helps police catch thief
It's been hot in Texas this summer, and the intense heat almost let one car thief get away with a crime. But that thief didnt count on the act of the Fort Worth Good Samaritan stepping in to assist the police.
Back on the Streets of Hilo After Pandemic Pause
Jehovah’s Witnesses Resume Public Ministry Two Years After Going Virtual. Volunteers at one of the many cart locations across Big Island- Public information Desk (Region 13) If you happen to be on Hilo's Moku Ola (Coconut Island), or at Reeds Bay this week, you may notice that a pre-pandemic fixture is back on the sidewalks: smiling faces standing next to colorful carts featuring a positive message and free Bible-based literature.
The Houston man who lost 300 pounds to try and save his father’s life
Lots of people try to lose weight. Many of them for health reasons. Houston man Colton Lowe lost weight to improve his health, but it didn't just improve his health- it could also improve his father's.
Country music star visits Uvalde victim in San Antonio hospital
When staff from the University Children’s Hospital in San Antonio contacted country music star Kevin Fowler to request a visit, Fowler didn't hesitate to answer yes. Fowler, who is currently touring Texas, stopped by the hospital to check up on some of his fans, including Mayah Zamora, who was seriously injured in the shooting at Robb Elementary school in Uvalde in May.
This charity just donated $9.3 million to healthcare in Iowa
Some good news for people in Iowa this week with the Helmsley Trust awarding grants totaling $9.3 million to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association to be used to improve health care in Iowa.
Indianapolis foundation gifts $34 million to local organizations
This week, the Lilly Endowment awarded $34 million in grants to eight organizations to help strengthen their long-term financial sustainability plans. Lilly Endowment Inc. is a private philanthropic foundation based in Indianapolis that was started in 1937.
Our Visit to a Hotel Doing so Much Good for those with Disabilities
This post is not sponsored and does not contain any affiliate content. What we thought was just a stop-by visit to Elewana Arusha Coffee Lodge on our way home from TAASA Lodge ended up being the discovery of another Good Hotel®. This lodge, located in the busy city of Arusha, Tanzania, provided a haven to rest, play and dine before the long flights back to the U.S. As we entered the lodge after taking a small plane into Arusha airport, we were greeted by friendly staff, lush gardens and the smells of coffee beans. The beautiful facility boasted coffee-colored buildings, a swimming pool, gorgeous wooden suites and dreamy outdoor dining options.
Man gets high school diploma after six decades
Grad Student With Arms In The Air PhotoPhoto by Shopify Partners from Burst. “When I went back with my grade, they wouldn’t give me my diploma because I owed $4.80 for a book,” Sams told KABC-TV.
Flight Crew Delivers a Baby Mid-Air on a Plane Bound for Florida – The Baby Has Been Named ‘Sky’!
Baby Born on Frontier Airlines flightFacebook Page of Frontier Airlines. Crew on a Frontier Airlines flight bound for Orlando on May 17 were called upon to do more than ensure passengers safety while serving drinks and food - they had to help a passenger who went into labor prematurely.
Miami Man Is Confirmed As Florida’s Latest Lottery Millionaire After Claiming $1.95 Million Triple Play Jackpot
The identity of Florida's latest lottery millionaire has been confirmed after a man from Miami - Daniel Alvarez, aged 49 - claimed the $1.95 million prize in the Florida state lottery 'Triple Play' draw.
Florida’s Latest TikTok Sensation – the ‘Lunch Lady Squad’ – Get’s a Surprise Visit From Rapper Vanilla Ice
Viral superstars thrilled to meet the one-hit wonder. There are many stars of popular music who have become famous with one song, and then quickly faded away leaving the world wondering "where are they now"? One such person is the rapper Vanilla Ice - also known as Robert Van Winkle - who shot to fame with the catchy rap tune "Ice Ice Baby".
New York's Catskill Animal Sanctuary ensures that farm animals live full and happy lives
"I choose to believe in humanity's goodness and in our capacity to be our best selves. It's the only way I can do this work.“ —Kathy Stevens, the Founder of Catskills Animal Sanctuary on its website.
ER nurse volunteers on her days off to braid patients’ hair and spend time with them
Person braiding a young woman’s hairPhoto by Yan Krukov from Pexels. "I feel like there's something very special about brushing somebody's hair. It's something just relaxing and very comforting," Brooke Johns told Good Morning America.
A grocer’s friendship with a child inspires a campaign to celebrate kindness
Close Up Photo of People Doing High FivePhoto by Anna Shvets from Pexels. ”You never know when a moment and a few sincere words can have an impact on a life.” — Zig Ziglar.
Find Real Hope in Times of Trouble
Find hope, comfort, and courage in the Bible’s promises for the future.Courtesy of Jehovah’s Witnesses’ Public Information. Cancer. Valerie Angelo recalls the exact moment her doctor said the word.
Who are New York's most generous couple?
I write a lot about billionaires, CEOs, and successful entrepreneurs. These people have vast fortunes. But when I write about the success of these people, readers always ask me the same question: