Helping others

7 Inspiring Quotes from Mr. Rogers
Inspiring Stories

7 Inspiring Quotes from Mr. Rogers

Fred McFeely Rogers was an American television personality, musician, puppeteer, writer, producer, and Presbyterian minister. He is widely known as the host of the children's series Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood and brought thoughtfulness and generosity to his lessons in each episode. Here are some inspiring quotes from Mr. Rogers.

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Gene Wilder's Widow Shares Heartfelt Essay on His Battle with Alzheimer's
Caregiver Burnout

Heartfelt Essay on Gene Wilder's Alzheimer's

A year after her husband's death, Karen Wilder opens up about what it's like caring for a loved one with Alzheimer's disease. 

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Jessica McClard Creates Little Free Pantry to Give Back and Unite the Community
People Helping People

Jessica McClard Creates Little Free Pantry to Give Back and Unite the Community

The mother of two has introduced a simple way to bring her community together to help others.

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Melissa Peeler, a benefits specialist at Volunteers of America Greater Baton Rouge
America’s Angels

When Disaster Struck, Volunteers of America Found an Innovative Way to Help

Catastrophic flooding in Baton Rouge left residents looking for answers, so VOA met them in the library

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Eric Motley, executive vice-president of the Aspen Institute
People Helping People

Eric Motley on the Blessings of Growing Up in a Small Town

Listen as Eric Motley, executive vice-president of the Aspen Institute, shares how his life and career were impacted by the support, encouragement and guidance of the people of his hometown, Madison Park, Alabama.

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A caregiver clasps the hand of her patient
Caregiving

What a Hospice Chaplain Learned About Life from Her Patients

Author Kerry Egan on why the stories of the dying are surprisingly hopeful and what she believes about God.

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Two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington
Motivational Stories

Guideposts Classics: Denzel Washington, Inspired to Be Great

In this story from January 2007, two-time Academy Award winner Denzel Washington discusses the vital role parents, teachers, coaches and role models played in his life.

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Today Sherry is teaching adults to swim.
Living Longer, Living Better

How a Driven Surgeon Found a New Passion

An active, athletic doctor thought her life was over when heart trouble forced her to give up her practice—but an inspiring new chapter was about to begin.

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Billionaire and philanthropist Bill Gates discusses his plans on funding Alzheimer's research
Caregiving

Bill Gates Invests $100 Million to Fight Alzheimer's Disease

The well-known humanitarian wants to support the battle against the disease.

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