Helping others

Knitting as love
Inspiring Stories

Knitting as a Way of Giving Back

How a crafty church group comforts mariners at sea.

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

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. 

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ssica and her husband, Spencer, before the trek turned treacherous
Stories of Hope

Trapped in an Ice Cave: Would They Be Rescued in Time?

Young parents with an affinity for rock climbing and outdoor adventures lose their way in an underground cave.

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Stephanie and Mam Ma
Aging Parents

A Take-Charge Caregiver Learns the Value of Asking for Help

Relocating three senior family members seemed a daunting task; accepting assistance made it possible.

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Helping pick up trash in a park
People Helping People

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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A vintage orange rotary phone.
Advice for Caregivers

5 Ways to Combat Illegal Robocalls

Scam callers target older adults, but there are ways to protect your loved one.

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A daughter taking care of her mother while having a laugh.
Advice for Caregivers

When You Become a Caregiver: Taking on a New Role

Caring for a loved one alters your relationship, but a wealth of resources can help you navigate. 

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

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 soldier tying their sneakers.
People Helping People

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's rendering of a smiley face saying 'Hello!' in a speech bubble.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Free Smiles

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

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