Helping others

Caesar Samayoa, Sharon Wheatley, Q. Smith and Tony LePage in “Come From Away,” on Apple TV+.
Movies and TV

The Broadway Hit 'Come From Away' Comes to the Screen

The true story of how the small Canadian town of Gander helped stranded passengers on 9/11. 

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A black cat in the middle of the road; Illustration by Kirsten Ulve
Angels

She Rescued a Black Cat at Halloween

Saving the needy feline helped her get in the holiday spirit.

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Caleb Smith relaxing on a hammock with a bunny
Inspiring Stories

How a Boy Turned His Dream of Training Comfort Rabbits into a Reality

Caleb Smith runs Peacebunny Island, a non-profit that raises rescue rabbits and pairs them with people who need them. 

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Close of a elderly woman's hands on top of a cane; Getty Images
Advice for Caregivers

How to Spot Elder Abuse and What to Do If It Occurs

The first step is to learn about the 7 types of abuse that can affect older adults.

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Mother Teresa in 1965 (Credit Trinity MirrorMirrorpixAlamy)
Stories of Hope

Meeting Mother Teresa Led Him to a Life of Service

Hal Donaldson’s inspiring nonprofit, Convoy of Hope, feeds millions of people around the world.

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Adam Harvison (right); photo courtesy Harvison House
People Helping People

Everyday Greatness: Helping Veterans Feel at Home

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

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Rodney Smith, Jr., founder of Raising Men Lawn Care Service; photo by Ron Pollard
People Helping People

Making a Difference, One Lawn at a Time

Little did Rodney Smith, Jr., know that day when he stopped to help a senior man mow his lawn that he had taken the first step of an inspiring journey.

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An illustration of a woman with three loaves of bread; Illustration by Coco Masuda
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Baking a Difference

Her project donates freshly baked bread to food pantries and created bonds with loved ones through the pandemic.

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Actor William Gargan
Stories of Hope

Guideposts Classics: William Gargan on the Blessings of Acceptance

In this story from May 1963, actor William Gargan, who amassed over 100 film credits over 30 years, shares how a cancer diagnosis ended his career but gave him a new purpose.

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Advice for Caregivers

What to Know About Managing Your Loved One’s Medications

Vigilance and organization are key to ensuring that prescriptions are taken safely and effectively.

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