As Jason Denney lay alone in his pressurized hospital room, he felt a mix of emotions – loneliness, fear, and guilt. The patient, confined at Dr. P. Phillips Hospital in Orlando, had a severe case of COVID-19, and he looked like he wasn’t going to make it. A Catholic priest administered last rites for him,
A teacher in a Kentucky high school recently witnessed an incredible act of kindness he will never forget. The gesture of compassion was extended by one of his students towards a classmate who was struggling academically. On February 21, a Letcher County Central High School history teacher named Winston Lee shared a photo of an
A mom from Alpine, Utah, made a desperate 911 call past 2 in the morning for an emergency – she needed baby formula for her hungry 6-week-old infant. Shannon Bird, a mother of five, usually breastfeeds her children, so she had no baby formula lying around the house. Her husband was out of town for
Some people may think that empathy and compassion are hard to instill in the young minds of children or even teenagers. However, Danish schools proved that children, even at a very young age, can learn how to be compassionate and emphatic towards other people. Since 1993, empathy lessons have been a part of the Danish
In support of the prevention of cruelty to animals, this circus in Germany has completely stopped using real animals in their live shows. So what’s a circus without animals? Well, it’s even better than you could have imagined – the Circus Roncalli treats its audiences to a spectacular animal show with the use of holograms.
Shelly Roder and Father Louis Vitale are the co-founders of The Gubbio Project – a campaign that is all about compassion. Since 2004, the organization has been partnering with local churches to provide refuge for homeless people. The Gubbio Project was named after an Italian town where, according to legend, St. Francis arranged a peace
If you’re all all about hummingbirds, this wonderful story is for you! “Don’t judge a book by its cover” is probably one of the most commonly used sayings in the world, and this story about an unlikely friendship is one that we can relate to this timeless maxim. One couldn’t help but feel intimidated when
At such a young age, Trinity D’Autorio is already fighting for her life. In 2018, doctors found a cancerous tumor in her neck, and the sweet little girl was later diagnosed with neuroblastoma. For your child to have neuroblastoma cancer is enough to shatter any parent’s world, but Trinity had other battles to fight –
Meeting the widow Three young men were about to have dinner at a local restaurant one night in Alabama. What they thought was going to be just a regular eat out turned into something more, as they had a special and memorable encounter with one elderly lady. Jamario Howard was with his friends JaMychol Baker
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.
After a fishing trip in Arkansas, Bill Shaver was on his way home to Missouri when he pulled into a rest stop to use the bathroom and throw away some trash. He didn’t plan to be gone for long, so he left the engine running and the car door open. But when he returned, he
Instead of calling the cops on a teenage shoplifter, this 7-Eleven store owner chose to exhibit compassion towards the young thief, instead of filing any shoplifting charges. Jitendra Singh, also known as Jay, is a 7-Eleven store owner at Toledo, Ohio. While he was working at the back office one weekend, an employee alerted him