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US Forest Service in California welcomes firefighters from Mexico because ‘Fires Do Not Have Borders’

The US state of California has been ravaged by record-breaking wildfires that have caused massive destruction, burning over three million acres of land. So in a first, firefighters from Mexico have arrived in California to assist in fighting the wildfires. In spite of the not-so-cordial relations between the US and Mexico under the Trump administration, the additional assistance from Mexico has been welcomed...

September 30, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This retirement center cares for abandoned senior dogs and fills their last years with love

Life can get tough for canines who get abandoned by their owners in old age. They often end up in animal shelters where the conditions they’re kept in are less than ideal. And because of their advanced age, the chances of them getting adopted get pretty bleak. However, there is a new retirement sanctuary for these abandoned senior pooches called the Marty’s Place in Upper Freehold, New Jersey, where many...

September 25, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This great philanthropist billionaire finally gives up his entire fortune after 38 years of low-profile donations

Chuck Feeney is an Irish American businessman who made his fortune worth $8 billion over several years of his life, primarily in the duty-free shopping business. The great man, known for his frugality and humility, quietly set up a philanthropic foundation back in 1982. His goal was to secretly give away his entire fortune. Now, almost four decades later, he has achieved his goal at the age of 89 as this week...

September 24, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Farmers in North Dakota cut 1,000 acres for fellow farmer who suffered heart attack

A farmer from North Dakota, Lane Unjhem, suffered a heart attack last week while he was in the middle of harvesting. Although he was immediately flown to Minot where he is currently recuperating, there is a long road of recovery ahead. When local farmers learned about the unfortunate news, they immediately started coordinating an effort to help Unjhem and his family out. Around 60 farmers brought 11 combines,...

September 23, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Generous McDonald’s franchise owner gives away 10,000 free meals to people affected by Hurricane Laura

Louisiana recently witnessed the wrath of Hurricane Laura, the most powerful hurricane to hit the state since 1856.  It tore off roofs, knocked out power to hundreds of thousands, led to widespread flooding and left scores of people without power, running water, and many other basic necessities. When Rikesh Patel, who owns and operates 25 McDonald’s locations in the area, realized the storm’s full impact the day...

September 18, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This Indian man just invented vegan wool from wild dry-land shrubs

We were all taught about natural and synthetic fibers in school. We know that natural textiles are good for the environment as they decompose easily. Wool, being a natural fiber, is also considered environment- friendly – but not necessarily animal-friendly. This is because animal activists across the globe have raised concerns about the unfair conditions in which the sheep are bred and reared for the...

September 17, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Teen hero saved a family of four from burning vehicle

Justin Gavin, an18-year-old from Connecticut, was walking to his local Walgreens when he suddenly saw a car on fire going down the street. The chased the car while yelling the driver to stop. Once the car stopped, he bravely pulled out the mother from the driver’s side before pulling three children in the back seat to safety, including a 4, 9, and 1-year-old, who was in a car seat. Hours after the dramatic...

September 16, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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11-year-old boy donates 22,000 diapers to single moms using funds from his lemonade stand

During the summer, many kids set up their lemonade stands to get a taste of earning their own money. Cartier Carey is one such kid from Hampton, Virginia,  who set up his lemonade stand this summer. But one thing set him apart from the rest – the generous 11-year-old donated the money that he earned to buy diapers, wipes and other supplies for parents who needed help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Cartier...

September 11, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Chrissy Teigen asks teachers to send in their wishlists, and then actually goes on to fulfill them!

Famous model and cookbook author Chrissy Teigen recently made the heartwarming move of giving back to the teachers by asking them on Twitter to send her their Amazon wishlists so she could help fulfill them. Teigen, who will be homeschooling her daughter Luna this year, posted a photo of their home classroom to Twitter, then generously invited teachers to send her their Amazon wish lists. “If you are a teacher...

September 10, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Kroger store hires homeless woman who used to sleep in its parking lot

LaShenda Williams spent almost a year spending nights in her car parked in the parking lot of a Kroger grocery store in Nashville after driving around different locations during the day. She had been battling drug addiction and was feeling increasingly hopeless. However, thanks to one attentive hiring manager, the supermarket has now welcomed her with a job and a fresh start. At the end of last year, Jackie...

September 09, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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