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 artist's rendering of Sherri's bowl of blessings

Someone Cares: Bowls of Blessings

She found counting blessings to be a helpful practice, so when she found out her friend was battling cancer, she sent her a special gift.

An artist's rendering of a young woman and a senior citizen chatting at a bus stop

Someone Cares: On the Bus

An Ohio woman speaks with strangers as she makes her way around town on the bus, offering prayers for them at home later that evening.

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Jack and Roger make their rounds at Gulf Coast Village.

How One Dog Changed Life at A Senior Center

The runt of his litter, Jack wasn't Laura's ideal candidate to serve as a therapy dog at the senior residence center where she worked—or was he?

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teens from different racial backgrounds gardening together, smiling

At-Risk Teens Grow Hope in Community Garden

Here's how Project L.I.F.T.'s inspiring after school program helps these teens prepare for a better future.

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7 simple ways to make someone's day

7 Simple Ways to Make Someone’s Day

A compliment, a note, an inexpensive gift–all easy ways to spread a little joy.

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Director Amma Asante Is Empowering The Next Generation

A United Kingdom director Amma Asante is using her seat behind the camera to inspire the next generation of female filmmakers. 

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Jack, a Miniature Australian Shepherd who serves as a therapy dog for the seniors at Gulf Coast Village

Jack the Comfort Dog Brings Joy to Seniors

Meet Jack, a Miniature Australian Shepherd who serves as a therapy dog for the seniors at Gulf Coast Village,  a Volunteers of America-sponsored retirement community in Cape Coral, Florida.

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God's angels in the work place.

Angels in the Work Place

During a hospital stay, an anxious patient encounters a host of Earth angels dressed in medical scrubs and nurses’ uniforms.

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An artist's rendering of a woman sharing treats with kids

Someone Cares: Tempting Treats

A woman trying to stick to a healthy diet finds a way to share the treats she acquires over the holidays with those who would enjoy them.

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An artist's rendering of one of Dave's inspiring homemade plaques

Someone Cares: All Purpose

A woodworker and lay minister finds an inspiring use for the scraps of wood that clutter his workshop.

An artist's rendering of a crocheted cross

Someone Cares: Cross Fit

A woman in her nineties finds fulfillment in crocheting small crosses, snowmen and flowers for one and all.

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An artist's rendering of a trio of seniors perusing info on a bulletin board

Someone Cares: Who Knew?

A new job inspires a West Virginia woman to learn more about government services offered to seniors so that she can share that info with members of her community.

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Colorful streamers reading Have a Kind Birthday!

Someone Cares: Fitting Tribute

She wanted to make sure her kind and giving friend Peg enjoyed a very happy birthday; what better way than paying forward Peg's generosity?

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Kindness toward others

How a Kind Deed Can Transform a Day

A stranger on the subway and a pack of tissues made all the difference.

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