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 cards and craft supplies; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Warm Wishes Go Around

How she recycled her own Christmas cards to bring holiday cheer to each of her students.

An illustration of an open devotional and a festive mug; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Devoted

Her extra devotional and prayers now helps her former student far from home.

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Hospital chaplain Adam Ruiz; photo by Alton Strupp-USA TODAY NETWORK

Amazing Acts of Compassion During the Covid Crisis

A hospital chaplain tells us what inspired him during the difficult early months of the pandemic.

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Jen Owens (left), founder of Forai, a faith-based nonprofit; photo courtesy Jen Owens

Everyday Greatness: Helping Immigrant Women Find Their Way

Jen Owens started a faith-based organization in St. Louis that employees female refugees and immigrants.

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How to give with joy and love.

The Gift of Joyous Giving

When it comes to helping others, let love be your guide.

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Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C.

After 60 Years a Korean War Veteran Gets Diagnosed with PTSD

Serving God and others helped this pastor cope with his traumatic memories.

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An illustration of a woman laughing at her cellphone; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: A Laugh A Day

Her daily emails brought a much needed laugh to family and friends.

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An illustration of three patriotic blanket bundles; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Comfort for Veterans

This nonprofit organization provides aid and comfort to America’s heroes.

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An illustration of a Halloween bucket filled with various goodies; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: A Boo for You

How spreading Halloween cheer became a way to feel more connected in the community.

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An illustration of a family holiday dinner; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: The Gift of Kindness

Instead of receiving gifts, she asked her family to spread kindness to those in need.

Cathy Heying, founder of Lift Garage; photo by Matthew Gilson

God Led Her to Open a Non-Profit Repair Shop for Low-Income Drivers

A still, small voice told her to do something she’d never imagined: Open a non-profit automotive service center to help those with limited resources.

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Lennon Flowers, cofounder of The Dinner Party; photo courtesy Lennon Flowers

Everyday Greatness: Helping Young Adults Who Grieve

This nonprofit offers comfort and community by hosting dinner parties for grieving people ages 21-45.

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Cathy Heying, founder of Lift Garage;video by Matthew Gilson

An Unlikely Mechanic's Tips for Second-Act Careers

Cathy Heying, founder and executive director of a non-profit auto repair shop that serves low-income people in Minnesota, offers advice on how you can recognize when it's time to follow a new direction in life.

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Four women making a telephone call; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: Reach Out and Touch Someone

She received an unexpected blessing by reconnecting through phone calls during the pandemic.

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An illustration of the Good Things 2020 jar with notes inside; Illustration by Coco Masuda

Someone Cares: The Good Things Jar

This special jar reminds her that no matter hard life is—there are always blessings to be thankful for.

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Adam Harvison (right); photo courtesy Harvison House

Everyday Greatness: Helping Veterans Feel at Home

His volunteer group, Harvison House, helps low-income veterans furnish their homes.

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