Organizations Being More Awesome

Broadway Community Comes Together after Orlando Tragedy

The Broadway community came together in the wake of the Orlando shooting to remind everyone that what the world needs now is love.

Dog rescued from high kill shelter now in training to be a service dog for young boy

Thanks to Big Fluffy Dog Rescue (BFDR), the organization that saved Sherlock, a Samoyed/Great Pyrenees mix, he can now return the favor by helping someone in need. Sherlock was rescued from a high-kill shelter in rural Tennessee less than 24 hours from being euthanized. Today, he is in training to become a service dog for […]

Make-A-Wish Colorado Builds Playhouse Out Of Legos For Boy Recovering From Cancer

6-year-old Alexander wished for a playhouse. So, for five weekends, a crew of 20 volunteers from Make-A-Wish Colorado worked to build a playhouse in Alexander’s basement made almost entirely out of legos. The playhouse includes a built-in loft with a bed, pull-out couch, and a TV. Some other fun amenities are lego pillowcases and family […]

Support Victims of Pulse Shooting

Equality Florida started a Go Fund Me campaign to help the victims of the Orlando tragedy at the Pulse Nightclub. In 3 days they raised $4.5 million from over 95,000 contributors around the world. To donate and learn how to help, click here.

Brooklyn Restaurant Opens Early to Serve Special Needs Teen & His Family

It can be hard for families to dine out with a special needs child. People often stare, even point. Other diners are visibly uncomfortable. This is just what Leah Cohen from Boca Raton, Florida had experienced many times before while trying to enjoy a restaurant meal with her son, Ari. But Leah and her family […]

TD Canada Bank Thanks Customers with Special ATMs

On a normal day an ATM is an automated teller machine. But, TD Canada created some special surprises for their customers with automated THANKING machines.

Lansing Michigan Firemen Form Lifelong Brotherhood with Local Man

A local man who suffers from mental disability has spent his last 60 years in brotherhood with the firemen at Station 1 in Lansing, Michigan. What started as an act of kindness for a 13-year old boy in 1953, has evolved into a lifelong friendship that both Tony and the firemen treasure.  

Thousands of Truck Drivers Have Joined the Fight Against Human Trafficking

Truckers Against Trafficking (TAT) is a nonprofit organization that has rallied more than 3.4 million of America’s truck drivers to combat human trafficking. Read more about these everyday heroes and how they are making a difference for young women across America. Read the Story

A Prosthetic Arm You Can Control with Your Thoughts?

Johnny Matheny is the first person to test a prosthetic limb that he can control with his mind. The prosthetic arm, developed by John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory and funded by the US military, is the first robotic prosthetic arm to utilize the user’s thoughts to control the movements of the arm. Could this be […]

Wedding Dresses Transformed into Angel Gowns for Babies

NICU Helping Hands, an organization dedicated to helping families with premature babies, provides beautiful gowns for babies who have died. The gowns, made from donated wedding dresses, are a comfort to grieving parents, allowing them to honor the lives of their babies. The donated wedding dresses are altered and transformed into beautiful gowns by volunteer […]