Helping others

Oprah, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson
People Helping People

How Celebrities Are Giving Back During the Pandemic

These pop stars, athletes and actors are doing their part to contribute to Covid-19 relief efforts. 

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Man delivering flowers to a young woman
People Helping People

5 Acts of Kindness Bringing Communities Closer Together

Whether it’s through a donation or simple visit from afar, these kind gestures demonstrate how challenging times can bring out the best in people.

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An artist's rendering of Farrah Faucett hair with angel wings scattered in.
Angels

The Hairdresser Who Answered Her Prayer

After battling cancer, she found hope from the kindness of a special stylist—and that famous Farrah Fawcett hairdo.

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Television personality Amy Matthews
People Helping People

TV Host Amy Matthews on Remaining Open to God's Plan

The DIY home improvement expert studied acting and music. But ultimately God led her back to the life that had first started with her church youth group.

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Amy Wolff
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: She Spreads Hope—One Sign at a Time

She created yard signs with positive messages to respond to a local suicide crisis. Now her signs encourage people facing a wide range of problems.

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David Lyons
Coping With Illness

Faith Bolsters Him Against His Toughest Opponent: Multiple Sclerosis

God had been with him his whole life, in and out of the boxing ring. Could He help him cope with this devastating illness?

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Georgeanne Irvine holding a flamingo.
Pets

4 Life Lessons Learned at the San Diego Zoo

She worked at the zoo for more than 40 years; the animals taught her about friendship, courage, resilience and more.

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Amy Wolff
People Helping People

‘The Sign Lady’ Shares the Meaning Behind Her Messages of Hope

Amy Wolff launched the “Don’t Give Up Movement” to inspire others—and little did she know how far and wide her signs would go.

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TV personality and home improvement expert Amy Matthews
People Helping People

Amy Matthews on How Faith and Volunteerism Impacted Her Career

The popular TV personality recounts the experience of working with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter for Habitat for Humanity.

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Guideposts staffer Brett Leveridge
Stories of Hope

A Message of Hope from Brett Leveridge: Phone a Friend

Guideposts staffer Brett Leveridge suggests a simple gesture you can make in these challenging times to brighten the day of someone in your life. 4/4/2020

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