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Sheriff to Shorten Sentences for Ga. Inmates Who Saved Deputy Who Passed Out During Work Detail  Sheriff to Shorten Sentences for Ga. Inmates Who Saved Deputy Who Passed Out During Work Detail 

The Georgia inmates who rescued a Polk County deputy who had collapsed while on security detail are getting some well-deserved time knocked off of their sentences after their kind and courageous acts earlier this month.

Picture of Young Man Helping Elderly Man Down the Escalator at Mass. Mall Goes Viral

A young man in Massachusetts is being applauded across the internet after a picture of him helping an elderly man down the escalators at a mall went viral.

Predominantly Black Church in SC Receives $2,000 Donation, Apology From Anonymous Donor Who ‘Used to Be a Terrible Racist’ Predominantly Black Church in SC Receives $2,000 Donation, Apology From Anonymous Donor Who ‘Used to Be a Terrible Racist’

A predominantly black church in Greenville, S.C., received a surprising $2,000 donation a few weeks ago from an anonymous donor who claimed to be a former “terrible racist.”

Ala. University Student on a Mission to Mow 50 Lawns in 50 States Challenges Kids Worldwide Ala. University Student on a Mission to Mow 50 Lawns in 50 States Challenges Kids Worldwide

There are lots of things university students can do to occupy their time. The workload alone is one thing; then there are clubs, charities and other extracurricular activities. Rodney Smith Jr., who hails from Alabama, however, is on a mission to mow 50 lawns in 50 states.

Ga. Cop Steps in to Help Family of 7 After Responding to Call About 12-Year-Old Trying to Shoplift a Pair of $2 Shoes for Her Younger Sister  Ga. Cop Steps in to Help Family of 7 After Responding to Call About 12-Year-Old Trying to Shoplift a Pair of $2 Shoes for Her Younger Sister 

An Atlanta police officer was not looking for any recognition or praise when he decided to help out the family of a 12-year-old girl who was caught shoplifting earlier this year.

Ind. Teen to Graduate From College Before Receiving High School Diploma  Ind. Teen to Graduate From College Before Receiving High School Diploma 

Indiana’s Miss Raven Osborne is not your average 18-year-old. The astute high schooler is scheduled to graduate with the rest of her classmates on May 22. But before hitting that milestone, she will first graduate from college on May 5, which is Friday. That’s right: Osborne is graduating from college before high…

Kansas City, Mo., Man Sets Up GoFundMe to Surprise Popeyes Employee With Tuition for Nursing Course Kansas City, Mo., Man Sets Up GoFundMe to Surprise Popeyes Employee With Tuition for Nursing Course

I live for all this good news. Humanity might just be OK after all, if we can keep being kind to one another. All it took to change one Popeyes employee’s life was a kindhearted man who took a few seconds to set up a GoFundMe campaign to help her get together the tuition to take a course for a nurse-assistant…

Kind IHOP Waiter Stops Working to Help Customer With Huntington’s Disease Eat Kind IHOP Waiter Stops Working to Help Customer With Huntington’s Disease Eat

It’s always nice, amid today’s political climate, to know there’s still hope left for humanity. Most recently, a kind Illinois IHOP waiter went viral after he was photographed helping a customer who has Huntington’s disease eat.

Anonymous Donor Pays Off Pa. Historic Black Church’s $4,000,000 Mortgage  Anonymous Donor Pays Off Pa. Historic Black Church’s $4,000,000 Mortgage 

One Delaware County, Pa., church congregation has just one more thing to be thankful about after an anonymous donor completely cleared up their $4 million mortgage.

12-Year-Old NJ Boy Crochets Every Day, Donates Items to Homeless Shelters, NICUs  12-Year-Old NJ Boy Crochets Every Day, Donates Items to Homeless Shelters, NICUs 

A 12-year-old Jersey City, N.J., middle schooler is using his hobby to create amazing items that he then donates as a way to give back to his community.

Photo of Injured Teen Working at Chick-fil-A Sparks Viral GoFundMe Campaign  Photo of Injured Teen Working at Chick-fil-A Sparks Viral GoFundMe Campaign 

A GoFundMe campaign for one Indiana teen has gone viral after a supporter snapped a picture of him sporting a neck brace and a sling while still working the counter at an Avon, Ind., Chick-fil-A.

Calif. Teen Overcomes Life of Abuse, Homelessness to Become an Honor Student  Calif. Teen Overcomes Life of Abuse, Homelessness to Become an Honor Student 

Elexis Webster is a 17-year-old high school junior for whom a GPA above 4.0 is considered the norm.

GoFundMe Started for Veteran Who Got Free Meal Taken Away at Chili's Raises Over $1,000 GoFundMe Started for Veteran Who Got Free Meal Taken Away at Chili's Raises Over $1,000

Ernest Walker, a U.S. Army veteran, was humiliated Friday, on Veterans Day, when he had a promised free meal taken away from him at a Dallas-area Chili's Grill & Bar after being accused of not really serving his country.

'Push Through': A 3rd-Grade Teacher's Lesson to Her Students in the Midst of Election Unrest  'Push Through': A 3rd-Grade Teacher's Lesson to Her Students in the Midst of Election Unrest 

There have been a lot of mixed emotions since the announcement of Donald Trump's presidential-election win Tuesday.

Mich. Barbershop Gives Discounts to Kids Who Read Aloud During Appointment  Mich. Barbershop Gives Discounts to Kids Who Read Aloud During Appointment 

A Michigan barbershop is attracting a lot of attention, giving $2 discounts to kids who read books aloud to their barbers while they are getting their hair styled, the Huffington Post reports.

Woman Uses Couponing to Feed Thousands in Need  Woman Uses Couponing to Feed Thousands in Need 

One East Coast woman has set a lofty goal, feeding some 30,000 meals to people in need by her 30th birthday, using a little bit of extreme couponing to help, NJ.com reports.

Wash. Community Bands Together to Remove Racist Vandalism Covering Black Family's Home Wash. Community Bands Together to Remove Racist Vandalism Covering Black Family's Home

Marvin Phillips was called away from his first weekend camping vacation with his family Friday morning after being told that his home and truck had been vandalized.

Boy Who Lost Parents in 2015 Murder-Suicide Gets Trip to Disney World From NYPD Boy Who Lost Parents in 2015 Murder-Suicide Gets Trip to Disney World From NYPD

A 7-year-old Bronx, N.Y., orphan who lost his parents to murder-suicide was gifted a dream vacation by members of the New York City Police Department, who told him that he has "godmothers and godfathers for the rest of [his] life," the New York Post reports.

Website Allows White People to Offer 'Reparations' to People of Color  Website Allows White People to Offer 'Reparations' to People of Color 

There is a new website called Reparations that, as its name implies, allows white people to offer what they can to people of color, who can also request help for specific items or needs, the Washington Post reports.

Ky. Teens Mow Lawns for Free Ky. Teens Mow Lawns for Free

It was meant to be a punishment.

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