People Helping People

Giving to others is such an important expression of faith. As we give to others, we better understand the necessity of community and our call to "Love one another as ourselves."

An illustration of a happy girl wearing mouse ears; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Magic Makers

The Magic Yarn Project has created more than 30,000 wigs for children battling cancer in 51 countries.

An illustration of a box that reads Care on top; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: A Box of Love

Her friend's thoughtful gift helped feed her children and reduced her stress.

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A blue Easter egg with a message inside; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Egging Each Other On

How these plastic Easter eggs became a source of comfort to socially distanced friends and family.

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A mailbox with a riddle; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: A Riddle Day

Her riddles helped others connect with loved ones and neighbors safely during the pandemic.

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An illustration of two frontline workers holding a tray of cookies; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Sweet Thanks

Their thoughtful initiative highlighted their appreciation to healthcare workers and evolved into Cookies for Caregivers.

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Shamrocks in various windows; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Feeling Lucky

How a neighborhood shamrock hunt brought their community closer on St. Patrick’s Day during the pandemic.

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A woman finding comfort in a Serenity Shawl; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: A Much-Needed Hug

This addiction recovery community sends comforting, blessed shawls to those in need.

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A chemo Advent box filled with care products; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Chemo Countdown

A thoughtful gift from a friend brought her comfort and joy during her challenging chemotherapy.

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Bill Hanisch in his bakery; photo courtesy Bill Hanisch

This Baker Made Cakes for Graduating Seniors During the Pandemic

Bill Hanisch, better known as the Bunman, wanted to help the high school seniors feel special.

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An illustration of an envelope speeding through the air; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Paperless for Good

Her thoughtful response helps our planet by minimizing paper waste in the long run.

Decorated rocks with mesages of hope; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Rock On

These messages of hope helped her daughters feel closer to loved ones in Texas and Scotland.

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Paul Fockler; photo by Dean Curtis

Witnessing a Car Crash Inspired Him to Become a Nurse

He was happily married, happily employed—just plain happy. Until the accident put him on an entirely new life path.

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A stack of Valentine's Day card boxes; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Valentine Treasures

Her small gesture of kindness brought happiness to children who attend the food pantry.

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A grocery worker bagging items; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Gold Star Service

She showed her appreciation for this essential worker’s service with golden rewards.

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