Category: Daily Dose
This Nonprofit Has Donated 15,000 Volunteer Hours to Help Create Positive Change
Life during the COVID years was difficult for many people, families, and organizations. Kearsarge Neighborhood Partners knows this fact all too well. This nonprofit was founded in February 2020 to serve others in New Hampshire.
Peace Dots Project- Tracking Random Acts of Kindness Around the World
After returning to Buffalo in 2019, Artist Saira Siddiqui noticed that the news focused on segregation, extreme wealth gaps, and the idea that people there were not good neighbors. She decided to change that perspective by starting The Peace Dots Project.
College Football’s Best Tradition Just Got Better This Year
If you’ve ever attended or seen a University of Wisconsin football game on TV, the entire stadium jumps between the third and fourth quarters to the song “Jump Around” by House of Pain. But, he tradition that is considered the best in the country is the Hawkeye Wave.
Portland Officially Sees the World’s Largest Commercial Living Building Open for Business
The PAE Living Building offers 58,000 square feet of mixed-use space across five stories in Portland, OR. It is the largest structure in the world that meets the certification requirements of the Living Building Challenge (LBC).
Success Stories Of Entrepreneurs From Around the Globe Who Started With Nothing
It's difficult to picture even the most successful and well-known entrepreneurs ever having to struggle. As a result, we've compiled a list of entrepreneurs who began with little or no recognition or riches yet worked their way up the corporate ladder from the bottom up.
This Mother Mentors Other Moms Who Receive an HIV Diagnosis
After 29 years of living, Namiba is now a mother who is one of the co-founders of the 4M Mentor Mothers Network. This group works with women who receive an HIV diagnosis to find ways they can mentor mothers who find themselves in the same situation Namiba was in
Parents Create Nonprofit Autism Therapy Program For Their Son
For Ram and Kellee Hernandez, the journey they encountered with profound autism with their son, Luka, was an unexpected challenge. They found it more challenging to find the therapy and support that fit his specific needs as he got older.
Children’s Home Adopts a Rescue Dog to Teach Kids Responsibility
Noyes Home for Children provides kids and teens a stable place to live and grow. Although the facility primarily serves the greater St. Joseph area in Missouri, kids from the surrounding counties come here when their families experience crises and struggles.
Boston Marathon Competitor Offers Inspirational Message After Finishing
Marko Cheseto Lemtukei was in the group of first-place finishers in the para-athletic divisions of the Boston Marathon. He is a double amputee, but that didn’t stop him from finishing the marathon in a little over two-and-a-half hours.
Random Acts of Kindness That are Heartwarming
We hope that these stories of random acts of kindness can inspire you today in an attempt to help us all make kindness the norm rather than the exception in our daily lives. We believe that these real-life tales can inspire you to pay attention to people around you and become aware of how you can make someone's day brighter by just being yourself.
Medical Device Allows People to Deliver Hugs
Hugs can be very powerful because of the oxytocin they produce. So, imagine if you were suddenly unable to give someone you love a two armed bear hug? With HugAgain, anyone who has strength issues or suffered from a loss of mobility on one side of their upper body can now offer a two-handed hug to others.
Brace Yourself: A Prosthetics Engineer Who’s Helped Over 20,000 Animals Find Their Stride Again
A report published by Washington Business Journal uncovers that there are just ten people in the world who are into the business of making prosthetic limbs for injured animals. Derrick Campana is one of them.
Meet the Man Who Had No Last Name Until the Fourth Grade
For more than 20 years, Reggie Dabbs has been one of the most popular inspirational speakers in the United States. He plays the saxophone and talks to students about the struggles of his life so that they can try to relate his story to their circumstances.
Students Create a Free Telephone Hotline to Provide Uplifting Messages
Peptoc is the name given to a public art project created by students at West Side Elementary in Healdsburg, California. It’s a free telephone hotline that leaves inspiring and uplifting messages to callers from all over the world.
Blankets of Hope Help the Homeless Feel Loved
Mike and Nick Fiorito were chasing the typical American dream. Both had corporate careers that helped them have a comfortable life, but it didn’t feel like the work they were doing was meaningful. That’s when they both stepped away from their jobs to do something that meant more.
God’s Lovely Butterflies: Giving Hope to Pregnant Women and Mothers!
Let’s face it life can be tough sometimes. This is particularly true for a woman who has just found out she’s pregnant and feeling helpless because she is going to be a single mother and/or is homeless. For all those mothers located in the Greater Houston Texas area God’s Lovely Butterflies Maternity Home is here to help!