Global business tycoons and politicians from 48 countries committed to ending human trafficking, forced labor and modern slavery on Friday at a landmark gathering of high-profile leaders in the Australian city of Perth. The forum, launched last year to expand public-private partnership to eradicate these crimes, saw participation from the heads of U.S. retail giant […]
Gifts are usually showered upon young children at their birthday parties, but one little girl has never asked for any presents on her big day. Olivia Ellsworth turned six earlier this month. At the party, people brought donations to a local nonprofit rather than gifts, just as they’ve done on each of her previous birthdays. […]
After being bullied at school for being different, William Morales was starting to lose hope that he would ever make friends. But his community rallied together for his 13th birthday to show William that even though he felt lonely, he wasn’t going to be alone again. Hundreds of people in Port St. Lucie, Florida, attended […]
Prosthetic hands are a functioning, every-day part of the wearer, so it’s important that they build self-confidence as well as improve physical capabilities. That’s why Joel Gibbard and the team at Open Bionics, a company that makes robotic hands, have teamed with Disney to create special bionic limbs inspired by well-loved movies. The designs resemble the […]
To honor Ellen DeGeneres for her life-changing work with individuals, communities and organizations, she’s been awarded the fourth annual People’s Choice Award for Favorite Humanitarian. “We have a lot of people watching in a lot of different countries,” Ellen says. “And I want everyone to know that we all really, really love one another. “Deep […]
While at a stop light, this friendly biker in the U.K. put a big smile on a random kid’s face by giving him the chance to rev up the engine. All it took was a few seconds to make both their days.
Sister Katie was diagnosed with bowel cancer and underwent intensive chemotherapy off and on for years. 2 weeks ago, Katie finally finished chemotherapy. If that wasn’t enough, both of Katie’s sisters Cassie and Kristal have been diagnosed with breast cancer. The two girls that had been there supporting her through ever step of her cancer […]
Giving deserving pups the best day of their lives, one incredible story at a time. Great Dane service dog, George, and his 11-year-old human, Bella, have captured the attention of people all over the country with their heartwarming and inspirational story. Bella suffers from a rare disorder known as Morquio Syndrome and thought she’d spend […]