Helping others

Avery Sontheimer; photo courtesy Avery Sontheimer
Living With Cancer

Pawsitive Change: Teen Raises Money for Animal Shelters

Avery Sontheimer would love to have her own shelter. But for now, despite battling cancer, she’s dedicated to helping hundreds of rescues—one gift card at a time.

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Kerith the golden retriever and firefighters
Inspiring Stories

4 Uplifting Stories of People and Animals Coming Together During the Wildfires

Rescues, miracles and comfort dogs demonstrate the healing power behind the human-animal bond.

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An illustration of a photo collage in the shape of a heart.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: We Are Family

She found nostalgic memories in her family photo album that made her day brighter.

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Rev. Earl Johnson; photo by James Kegley
Positive Living

How to Help During a Crisis

Rev. Earl Johnson, the top Red Cross chaplain, shares how anyone can perform small, yet powerful, acts of kindness.

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Joanna and Bronwen; photo courtesy Joanna Corfield
Stories of Hope

How a Horse Helped Her Overcome Fear and Self-Loathing

After a lifetime of struggling with anxiety and eating disorders, could an animal show her the way to self-acceptance?

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A silver AA medallion.
God's Grace

How a Silver Coin Connected Two Alcoholic Anonymous Members

He found a medallion honoring 25 years of sobriety. But who did the chip belong to?

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The back of a car with a family sticker on the rear window.
God's Grace

Her Old Car Helped a Family in Need

She thought her car would have to be junked. But some divine intervention gave the vehicle a new lease on life.

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A basket of colorful yarn.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Healing Handiwork

How she helps breast cancer survivors all over the country and gained a personal sense of purpose.

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Troy Vincent Sr. works to end the cycle of domestic violence. Photo: Todd Plitt
Stories of Hope

Faith Inspired Him to Break the Cycle of Domestic Abuse

Former NFL player Troy Vincent, who grew up in a violent home, now devotes himself to confronting this all-too-prevalent issue.

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A baby in Green Bay Packers merchandise and a cheesehead hat.
People Helping People

Someone Cares: Double Birthday

She honored her late father by donating football gear to a baby born on his birthday.

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