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."

How to be a Good Samaritan

Does God Want You to Be a Good Samaritan Today?

What matters are the needs God puts smack-dab in front of us, clamoring for attention.

Jessica McClard Creates Little Free Pantry to Give Back and Unite the Community

Jessica McClard Creates Little Free Pantry to Give Back and Unite the Community

The mother of two has introduced a simple way to bring her community together to help others.

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Jan Rader, fire chief of Huntington, West Virginia

Faith Fuels This Fire Chief's Fight Against the Opioid Epidemic

The fire chief in the West Virginia town known as the "Overdose Capital of America" on why she remains hopeful in the face of her city's—and the country's—health crisis.

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An illustration of a hand holding a package of Tim Tams, the chocolate covered cookies.

Someone Cares: Cookie Chain

This sweet chain reaction started after a simple act of kindness.

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An illustration of a 'Thank You' card in an envelope adorned with white lilies and a cross.

Someone Cares: 40 Blessings

She counted her blessings for each person in her life.

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An illustration of a woman and her dog taking a brisk walk to gather up garbage.

Someone Cares: In the Bag

She decided to clean up the wildnerness for Lent.

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Melissa Peeler, a benefits specialist at Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge

When Disaster Struck, Volunteers of America Found an Innovative Way to Help

Catastrophic flooding in Baton Rouge left residents looking for answers, so VOA met them in the library

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Eric Motley, executive vice-president of the Aspen Institute

Eric Motley on the Blessings of Growing Up in a Small Town

Listen as Eric Motley, executive vice-president of the Aspen Institute, shares how his life and career were impacted by the support, encouragement and guidance of the people of his hometown, Madison Park, Alabama.

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Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia

A Fire Chief Remains Hopeful in the Fight Against Her City's Opioid Epidemic

Jan Rader, fire chief in Huntington, West Virginia, the town known as the "Overdose Capital of America," relies on faith and prayer to remain positive in the face of the opioid epidemic that has ravaged her town and the country.

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Family on Computers

This Online Community Could Change the Foster Care System

Reid Cox, co-founder of iFoster, explains how his nonprofit’s online model connects foster caregivers and agencies to the resources they need most. 

Dr. Edward Crosby's green care package containing gum, tissues, nail clippers, and lip balm.

Someone Cares: Care Package

This special box offered hope, love and encouragement.

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Edith's poster featuring highlights from her life as a Rockette.

Someone Cares: Chart-a-Life

She created a project that became special to caregivers and patients alike.

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A male veteran kneeling down and embracing a dog while a female veteran stands up and holds a cat in her arms.

Someone Cares: Pets for Patriots

This nonprofit helps veterans find a feline in need.

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Philadelphia Barber Brennon Jones, Haircuts for Homeless

Philadelphia Barber Gets a Shop of His Own After Helping the Homeless

Brennon Jones, who has given over 1,000 free haircuts to the homeless in Philadelphia, was given his own barbershop by a kind stranger

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