It is no secret that Canada gets cold in the winter, and for the homeless population this becomes very problematic. Eight-year-old Jada, wanted to do something about it.
With the help of her mom, Tara, she gathered winter coats from the community and spent her eighth birthday dressing street poles throughout Halifax, Nova Scotia with 7 of her friends. Each jacket had a tag that said “I am not lost! If you are stuck out in the cold, please … Keep Reading!!!
Lexington, Kentucky has come up with a genius way to fill local food banks. From November 16 – December 18, if you receive a parking ticket you can pay it off with canned goods.
The “Food for Fines” program has been hugely successful in the past. Last year, over 6,200 cans of food were accepted as payment for 600 meter citations. This year they have expanded the program to all parking violations in hopes of increasing that amount.
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This Christmas, homeless kids in New York City will receive a special surprise thanks to Carol Suchman.
Carol was recently walking past a toy store, in the West Village, and noticed their “Going Out of Business” sign. While most might make a note to go back and save on their own Christmas shopping, Carol thought to just buy out the entire store.
After some negotiation, she bought thousands of toys, art and school supplies, and stuffed animals; then gave … Keep Reading!!!
50-year-old high school teacher, Nat Ellis, has had his retirement plan in place for half his life. He’s collected 1,139 fast food kid’s meal toys with plans to auction them off to retire on. That is until he heard about 4-year-old Logan Roninger.
At 18 months, Logan was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy, which affects muscle strength and muscle tone. The Roningers are a nature loving family who love to explore the beauty offered around their Klamath Falls, Oregon home … Keep Reading!!!
Kindergarten teacher Sonya Romero from Lew Wallace Elementary School recently was invited on The Ellen Show after producers learned about the amazing work she has done (and continues to do) in her classroom.
Ellen started with a simple question:
I was expecting for Romero to answer with something philosophical or inspiring, but her actual answer was so poignant and practical that it stunned and overwhelmed me:
The teacher also explained how she had taken in two students as foster … Keep Reading!!!