Last year, Vietnam veteran John Holaday received the best Christmas gift ever: a new home built with love. A little over two months ago, the 77-year-old veteran only had a mattress and clothes. Delaware County Veteran Affairs officer Nathan Jones first met Holaday while he was on a routine visit. Holaday had no running water,
Living alone can be difficult at any age, but it’s especially challenging for the elderly. A senior woman from Woburn, Massachusetts, named Gloria knows this dilemma all too well. Since 1969, she’s lived in her house on Lillian Street with only her dog Choo Choo keeping her company. Earlier this month, sparks suddenly started shooting
According to statistics, around 40 million people in America struggle with poverty-related hunger. Despite this unfortunate reality, access to food is something that most of us tend to take for granted. Individuals who are in this situation have no choice but to rely on the compassion of others. And when this army veteran learned about
Everybody in the Cherry Circle neighborhood in Gloucester Township knows Lamar Harris, a disabled man who has lived there his entire life. But that is not the only reason why he is well-known in the area. Lamar was the kind of person was always there for everybody. He helps out his neighbors with daily chores,
Small acts of kindness can mean a lot, especially for those people who are going through great trials – just like this cancer patient from southwest Florida. Cpl. Dean Peck of the Collier Sheriff’s Office recently decided to visit his friend who was diagnosed with an aggressive form of cancer. As a way to cheer
Though not always the case, most children’s inheritance are priceless family’s heirlooms – valuable possessions that have been passed down through generations. The most common are material things, such as pieces of jewelry, antique furniture, and old photographs. But for David and his family, their inheritance came in the form of something they couldn’t hold
Thanks to social media, these teens’ good deed is getting the kind of exposure it rightfully deserves. With so much negativity in the world, we need to hear more news like this! A group of teenage boys in Idaho went viral after a snapshot of them helping an elderly man made rounds on social media.
Losing our parents is something that each one of us will ultimately face. It is a day that we never want to come, but a situation that none of us could prevent, as death is a natural part of the human experience. Dealing with loss is difficult in itself, but having to go through it
The primary responsibility of a police officer is to protect people and property. But one Virginia cop is willing to go beyond these duties – even if it involved something that he wasn’t trained to do. On Valentine’s day, South Hill Police Cpl. C.B. Fleming responded to a gas leak report at an apartment complex.
According to the World Health Organization, over 5% of the world’s population – or 466 million people – have disabling hearing loss. In America, approximately 20% – or 48 million people – have some degree of hearing impairment. Two-year-old Samantha Savitz from Massachusetts is part of that statistic. Living within a community where there are no
They say that what you give to the world will always come back to you, and that is true for the 92-year old man in the following story. Though it came a bit late, what he has been wishing for in such a long time finally happened to him, at a time that he never
In times of need, it is natural for neighbors to lend each other a helping hand. But nothing could have prepared Las Vegas residents Tisha and her husband Kevin, from what help their neighbor was about to ask from them. Audrey, a single mother of three children, have been feeling that there was something wrong with