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There are two types of people on Black Friday. The first type is awake and out the door before the sun ever rises. They stand in long lines with dozens of other shoppers and wait impatiently for the doors to […]

  What happens when a child of only 6 is discarded by his family and left to raise himself on the streets for 11 years in Kenya? One could only imagine this hair-raising prospect, but for Dr. Charles Mutua Mully […]

Our “People Who Do Good” series has been a blast and I’ve enjoyed highlighting the stories and lives of everyday heroes. This one comes to us from writer Rebecca Brittingham who traveled to Florida to find a cake-maker with a […]

In March, I proudly started a series on people who go the extra mile to inspire and enrich the community around them. First, we met Shari Grimes and the work she does for the Hope House, then we met a […]

Tyler Perry has a new film coming out today called Good Deeds. In it, the lives of a businessman and a cleaning woman collide with a single act of charity. As you can imagine, Good Deeds is about what happens […]

I’m a big fan of anyone who uses their star power for good. Recently, I highlighted celebrities like Justin Bieber and others who help promote good causes. I just heard about this and wanted to share. Recent BMI “Songwriter of […]

Here are some people out to spread the love. In London, England, there’s a group called Action for Happiness that has made it their members’ sole mission to make other people just a little bit happier. They give out free […]

“Be the change you want to see in the world.” – Mahatma Gandhi I visited a new church last Sunday. It was very small – less than 30 people. They meet out of a studio downtown and quickly tear down […]

I like to highlight different organizations that are making the world a better place or simply bringing do-gooders to the forefront. It’s inspiring for us all to know that everyone can make a difference and here are a few who […]

Here’s a great example of using fame for good. For his 17th birthday (March 1), teen pop star Justin Bieber asked his fans to donate money to Charity:Water, an organization that provides clean drinking water for impoverished countries. He wrote […]