Folks in McPherson Square got a sweet treat from Michael’s Desserts on Wednesday. Thirteen-year-old Michael Platt launched his own business, using a one-to-one model: For every cupcake he sells, he gives one away.
Scott Dittman — better known to his friends as Howie — says he doesn’t wake up in the morning thinking of himself as an LGBT ally. But, last weekend, he still made a big impact.
A Florida couple, seeing the damage tornadoes left in the Dayton area last month, packed up their food truck business and came to the rescue.
An Austin police officer is being praised for an act of kindness that has gone viral on social media.
This weekend, actors Tim Allen and Tom Hanks helped The Walt Disney Company kick off its annual Disney Toy Delivery—a part of the Disney Team of Heroes philanthropic initiative—at AdventHealth for Children in Orlando, Florida.
The mom of a 2-year boy with Down syndrome is asking people to send him birthday cards. Joanne Taylor’s son, Freddie, is currently undergoing chemotherapy and steroid treatment for b-cell acute lymphoblastic leukemia. He was diagnosed in January. Freddie’s treatment will last about three years.
The wagon filled with stuffed animals was bigger than 7-year-old Alex Walker but she was determined to pull it down the hallway of the Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital alone. Walker spent Tuesday visiting children who can’t leave their room inside the pediatric epilepsy monitoring unit. For Walker, this special delivery is personal and part of her project, Alex’s Fluffy Buddies.
A little girl with a big heart is ensuring none of her classmates will ever go hungry by collecting jars of her favorite food combination, peanut butter and jelly. Eva Chapman has donated 1,033 pieces of PB&J to nine schools including her own. Strangers as far as Canada have donated jars to the 6-year-old’s cause.
Though in many ways our culture has made strides forward when it comes to rights for the LGBTQ community, we have a long way to go. And many around the world are still not only struggling to earn basic rights but also with having support from their friends and family.