Helping others

Gary Sinise Honored with Patriot Award for His Work with Veterans
Motivational Stories

Gary Sinise Receives Patriot Award for His Work with Veterans

The actor’s foundation hosts several programs and builds specially adapted homes for wounded soldiers. 

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Comforting someone who is grieving
Coping With Grief

5 Comforting Things to Say When Someone Is Grieving

If words elude you when a loved one suffers a terrible loss, try these simple statements of support and sympathy.

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Unretiring: 5 Meaningful Job Options for Older Workers

Whatever your reason for heading back into the job force, you want it to make a difference.

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An aging woman in a wheelchair recieving in home care.
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5 Ways to Determine Whether Your Parent Needs Caregiving Help

Knowing if it’s time for in-home care comes down to your loved one’s needs, as well as your own.

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God's Grace

How a Boat Named 'Amen' Saved Their Lives

Two teens prayed for safety while nearly drowning at sea. Then a boat miraculously appeared.  

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Holly Jackson; by Walls of Love
People Helping People

A Cleveland Woman Helps Those in Need With ‘Walls of Love’

Once homeless herself, Holly Jackson has made it her mission to provide basic necessities to the downtrodden. 

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An artist's rendering of two family members taking out mail from their mailbox.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: You’ve Got Mail

Recieving letters and sending mail when she travels makes all the difference.

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Kazi with some of his patrons
People Helping People

This Immigrant Restaurateur Serves the Homeless Alongside White House Staff

Everyone is welcome at Kazi Mannan's Pakistani-Indian eatery in Washington, D.C.

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Anna with Bear
Service Animals

One Couple's Puppy Rescue Mission

She wanted to rescue the dog that had comforted her husband while he served in Afghanistan, but how could a college student possibly raise the necessary money?

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Angels

The Power of a Few Kind Words

She thought being a store clerk was easy, until it was her turn to stand on the other side of the counter. 

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