Helping others

Robert Young; photo by David Scott Smith
Finding Life Purpose

The Great Spirit Moved Him to Help House the Nation's Elders

In this story from 2004, a man’s life was changed by a newspaper headline: “Native American Elders Freeze to Death”

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Angels

How Mary Virginia Merrick Founded The Christ Child Society

For over a century, the groundbreaking volunteering organization has made the world a better place for impoverished children.

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Illustration by Nicolas Castell
Angels

3 Inspiring Christmas Angel Stories

Whether it’s a message from above, an unexpected delivery or a heavenly light, the holiday season is the perfect time for some divine intervention.

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Two songbirds singing.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Simply the Best

This couple combated their unhappiness during the pandemic by focusing on better things.

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A basket of fall vegetables.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Go Orange

Over six years, this one-day hunger campaign has fed over 200,000 meals to her community.

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People in warm outerwear doing stretches.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Let’s Get Physical!

This community’s socially distanced workouts have brought them closer together.

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The Bononi family with some of the portraits they rescued; photo courtesy Brian Bononi
People Helping People

They Matched Abandoned Photos with Those Who Posed for Them

The Bononi family touched hearts and changed lives when they set out to return the professional portraits.

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Rose McGee with her famous sweet potato pies; photo by Matthew Gilson
People Helping People

She Bakes Pies to Comfort Those Impacted by Racial Violence

She knew it was a message from God, but how would baking pies help others?

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Sam Collier. Photo credit: Rayandra Nairn
Stories of Faith

What Our Faith Calls Us To: Sam Collier

This influential pastor, and author of A Greater Story, seeks to start conversations about race by emphasizing understanding and relationships.

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Lynn Rufing
Stories of Hope for Caregivers

A Visit to a Medical Foster Home for Veterans

Lynn Rufing, a career nurse, shares how she, her husband, and their three newly adopted daughters worked to open their home to veterans in need of care and a place to live.

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