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“Good News” articles to provide you with inspiration and hope that there is still good in the world. People from all walks of life are making an impact by doing good, and so can you!
A Mom’s Tech Solution to Helping Sick Kids Stay Connected
Leslie Morissette is a mom who lost her son, Graham, to leukemia. She founded the nonprofit Grahamtastic Connection, to honor her son by providing free electronic devices to sick children. Since its inception, she’s helped over 1,600 kids stay connected and be able to continue their schoolwork. Leslie says, “It stops the feeling of isolation not just from the classroom, but from friends and family too.” Read the whole story here.
Hotel in Germany Employs People with Various Special Needs
The Stadthaus Hotel in Hamburg, Germany was the first “integration hotel” employing adults with various special needs. It started as a project that several parents of “differently abled” children wanted to provide for their kids to have a stable job and living situation when they grew up. Now it is a 3-star hotel boasting an 80% average room occupancy. Watch the video of this fantastic hotel that is only gaining popularity.
7-Year-Old Raising Money for Pediatric Cancer Patients
This Louisville boy is only 7 years old, but that hasn’t stopped him from making an impact. He wanted to raise money for the Norton Children’s Cancer Institute so he started selling lemonade and snacks at the YMCA, raising thousands of dollars. Norton community coordinator Michelle Lenz said the money helps a lot, stating, “We pay for hotel stays for families; any basic need that they have, we’ll help those patients and their families as well.” Read the whole story here.
Detroit Couple Turning Vacant Lots Into Buzzing Beehives
A Detroit couple decided to cultivate urban beehives to save the declining bee population and change the world. They started a nonprofit, Detroit Hives, buying vacant lots, supporting urban farms and teaching people and school children along the way. Their goal is to add 200 hives to the city within the next decade. Watch the video of the whole story here.
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