People Helping People

Baker and humanitarian Michael Platt

Everyday Greatness: A Teenage Baker Fights Hunger

Michael Platt of Maryland bakes sweet treats to help the less fortunate.

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Teen baker Michael Platt

A Young Baker Gives Back

Michael Platt, 14-year-old owner of Michaels Desserts, has an inspiring business plan: for every sweet treat he sells, he gives one to the less fortunate.

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Oprah, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson

How Celebrities Are Giving Back During the Pandemic

These pop stars, athletes and actors are doing their part to contribute to Covid-19 relief efforts. 

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Man delivering flowers to a young woman

5 Acts of Kindness Bringing Communities Closer Together

Whether it’s through a donation or simple visit from afar, these kind gestures demonstrate how challenging times can bring out the best in people.

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An aritsts rendering a sandwich coupon with a BOGO deal.

Someone Cares: Great Deal

How a sandwich and a coupon gained her a lunch friend.

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An artist's rendering of a couple letting their friends take items at a downsizing party.

Someone Cares: Second Time Around

This couple's belongings received a second life from friends.

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Amy Wolff

Everyday Greatness: She Spreads Hope—One Sign at a Time

She created yard signs with positive messages to respond to a local suicide crisis. Now her signs encourage people facing a wide range of problems.

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Television personality Amy Matthews

TV Host Amy Matthews on Remaining Open to God's Plan

The DIY home improvement expert studied acting and music. But ultimately God led her back to the life that had first started with her church youth group.

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How You Can Help Feed the Hungry During the Pandemic

Ways to make a difference while physically distancing

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TV personality and home improvement expert Amy Matthews

Amy Matthews on How Faith and Volunteerism Impacted Her Career

The popular TV personality recounts the experience of working with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter for Habitat for Humanity.

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Amy Wolff

‘The Sign Lady’ Shares the Meaning Behind Her Messages of Hope

Amy Wolff launched the “Don’t Give Up Movement” to inspire others—and little did she know how far and wide her signs would go.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger (from left), Rihanna and Jon Bon Jovi

Celebrities Helping Out with Coronavirus Relief

From rock stars to action heroes, these celebs are stepping up.

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