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."

Shane McDaniel and his sons (from left) Harrison, Wyatt and Henry in front of their pile of charity firewood.

How a Family Photo Kept The Christmas Spirit Alive

A Facebook post prompted many people to come together to donate firewood to veterans, seniors and single parents for the holidays. 

Wanda Rosseland

Wanda Rosseland: Helping Those Who Have Lost a Spouse

Wanda Rosseland describes how the Bible and simple, kind gestures from others helped her cope with the death of her husband of more than 45 years.

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Helping pick up trash in a park

Why You Should Never Give Up on Doing Good

Doing a good deed may not change the world, but it can change you.

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An artist's rendering of three pairs of colorful socks.

Someone Cares: Sock It To Me

How she helped those in need warmth and protection with socks for the past 14 years.

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An artist's rendering of a 'Thank You' not with a pop up Thanksgiving turkey inside.

Someone Cares: Attitude of Gratitude

How collecting cards with gratitude became a Thanksgiving tradition.

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An artist's rendering of soldier tying their sneakers.

Someone Cares: We Can Run The Whole Day Through

By shipping more than 600 sneakers to our troops, her efforts have supported soldiers in different locations.

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An artist' rendering of a young woman with a pirate hat writing a letter.

Someone Cares: Write On, Matey!

How a character building veterans group helped children write creative and fascinating stories.

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An artist's rendering of a smiley face saying 'Hello!' in a speech bubble.

Someone Cares: Free Smiles

She learned that the simple act of smiling can go a long way.

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An artist's rendering of comforting neck pillows in various patterns of blue and pink.

Someone Cares: Pillows for Patients

How a church came together to make pillows for those with breast cancer.

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Col. Kathy Platoni, U.S. Army (Ret.)

Her Traumatic Experiences Help Her Treat Those with PTSD

This clinical psychologist was personally involved with two mass shootings: Fort Hood in 2009 and Dayton in 2019.

Schuyler Ossman and a Guideposts Comfort Kit

Guideposts Outreach: Comfort Kits For Kids

Two high school seniors in Pennsylvania work with first responders to bring a bit of joy to traumatized children.

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How a Community Comes Together to Entertain Housebound Boy

How a Community Comes Together to Entertain Housebound Boy

Three-year-old Quinn can’t have any physical contact with the outside world, yet meets new friends daily⁠—through his window.

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Hurricane Dorian: Chef Andres Serves Thousands of Meals in the Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian: Chef Andres Serves Thousands of Meals in the Bahamas

The chef's nonprofit, World Central Kitchen, plans to set up multiple kitchens to help feed victims of the storm.

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An artist's rendering of a red bicycle with school notebooks in the basket.

Someone Cares: For Girls Everywhere

This fitness app empowers girls around the world to get to school quickly and safely.

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