Hungry Family Gets Caught Shoplifting and Kind Officer Understands the Situation

Understanding the reasons behind a person’s actions can help you see what they are going through, and sometimes what you think is just blatant rule breaking might actually have more to the story. One great example of this is the story of Matt Lima, who was responding ot a shoplifting report at the local Shop…

Hawaiian Teen Spreads Holiday Cheer, Named top Yotuh Volunteer of 2020

With many of the holidays behind us, we can all say we tried to celebrate as best we could, whether that meant watching a movie or playing Among Us with friends. Unfortunately, not everyone had as great of a Christmas. With the pandemic making it difficult for many of us to find jobs and make…

Cancer Survivor Honors Late Daughter by Gifting Blankets to Cancer Patients

Cancer––not to be confused with the zodiac sign that denotes sympathy and compassion––is one of the worst ailments to befall humankind. Depending on the circumstances, it is possible to live through it, but there is no known cure and it has taken the lives of countless people from all over the globe. As one Hanover…

High School Janitor’s Car Stolen, But Not All Hope Was Lost

“I’ve been here 14 years, and I love these kids, and they love me.” These telling words define his job as a janitor at Arvada High School in Colorado. William "Wild Bill" Manning is a janitor like no other. He is remembered and respected for his willingness to connect with the high school students, cleaning…

Honest Homeowners Return Long-Lost Treasure to Rightful Owners

When an anonymous couple in South Carolina sold their beloved home they'd owned for 32 years, it seemed as though everything was in order. Paperwork, repairs, and packing had all been completed–or so they thought. A few days after the sale was finalized, James and Clarrisa Munford unearthed treasure that had remained unbeknownst to the…

Step Up to the Plate: Creek Fire Victim Inundated by Kindness from Across California

Last month, the state of California was devastated by a series of wildfires, including the Creek Fire. This abominable disaster swept through Fresno County at rapid pace, causing hundreds of thousands to lose their homes, belongings, and, in some cases, their lives. One of many to feel its effects was 9-year-old Reese Osterburg, who had…

Carpenting with Kindness: How a DIY project became a business

Mitchell Couch is a prime example of one using their talents or careers to help others, both to have fun and give back to their community. It started with his own kids’ clutter from distance learning due to new COVID-19 protocol, which was in desperate need of its own organized space. Couch whipped up a…

Homeless Woman Wondering About Her Next Meal – Then Came a Miracle

LaShenda Williams had been anything but lucky until recently. From loneliness in the foster care system to addiction to a learning disability that plagued her chances of employment, the decks were all stacked up against her. However, the employees of a Kroger grocery store in Nashville, Tennessee demonstrated the power of kindness when she showed…