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“Whoever you are, I have always depended on the kindness of strangers.” – Blanche DuBois from A Streetcar Named Desire When was the last time someone did something unexpectedly nice for you? Not someone you knew, but a total stranger? […]

My little cousin is full of questions and very few answers will satisfy her. It makes for interesting conversation, to say the least, but she came up with a tough one the other day. She was recounting some kids in […]

Guest Blog by Alexander Garrett Be An Angel Day 2010 is just around the corner, on August 22nd. This holiday has been around since 1993,  and is in the 17th year of its existence. Be An Angel Day is, well, about being […]

Each year, the White House honors U.S. citizens “who have performed exemplary deeds of service outside of their regular jobs.” This year, it turned the task of choosing nominees over to the public. The White House issued the following write-up on the winners: […]

Guest Post by Rona Cherry It was a Sunday afternoon in July, a perfect day to be outdoors. Instead, 25 volunteers had chosen to participate in an Afternoon of Pampering for residents of a 520-bed nursing home and rehabilitation facility […] is not the only company creating Gulf oil spill t-shirts with the aim to donate proceeds to relief efforts. Well-known fashion designer Kenneth Cole’s has also launched a t-shirt initiative to help support those affected by the Gulf oil […]

As a father of two young girls, President Obama understands the importance of being a good leader and role model for his daughters. To support and encourage other fathers to be good role models, the President launched a new phase […]

We received this encouraging story about a woman who decided to donate a kidney in order to make a difference in someone’s life.  The following is a condensed and edited version of the story, featured with permission of the National […]

Threadless, an online t-shirt company that prints designs submitted and voted on by users, just debuted a t-shirt to help those affected by the Gulf oil spill. The t-shirt, titled “peliCAN,” shows the silhouette of a pelican covered in oil rising from […]