Philanthropy

Travel Agent Helps Veteran Pilots Fly One Last Time

You know what they say: “once a pilot, always a pilot.” This much is certainly true for 90-year-old Jack Henderson, who served as a Petty officer fist class and later became a civilian pilot. His buddies at his assisted living facility in Oregon, David Crawford (a...

Chef Drives Six Hours to Cook a Loyal Customer’s Favorite Meal One Last Time

​Steve Chu, co-owner of Baltimore Asian-fusion restaurant, Ekiben, saw thousands of people across the two restaurant locations pre-pandemic. The business started small—six years ago, three college-friends opened a stand on the streets of Baltimore that gained a loyal...

Teacher Turns Kitchen into Chemistry Lab to Teach Students Across the Nation

In March of 2020, teachers and students across the nation were forced to transition to a new setting of learning. Zoom became the classroom—an unfamiliar territory for most. Tensions were high as everyone learned to navigate the change. Jonte Lee, A chemistry teacher...

New Jersey Plumber Drives 22 Hours to Help Texans in Crisis

Though well known for its dry heat, the state of Texas isn’t a stranger to frost and flurries. In early February, however, Texas was hit by a maelstrom of ice in snow that most of its citizens had never seen the likes of. With temperatures reaching below freezing even...

Teaching Covid-19 Survivors to Breathe Through Music

For nearly a year, musicians across the world have not been able to perform in the facet they are used to. Theaters, concert halls, and opera houses have been closed since March to discourage large gatherings of people in close proximities. Some companies re-opened in...

Inmates Donate Funds to Pay for Student’s Scholarship

In one year, Sy Newson Green went through more than a child should have to. During his freshman year at the private, all-boys Catholic high school, the Palma School, his father suffered a heart attack and required a transplant. That same year, his mother was hit in...

Bringing a Community Together with Baseball

​Baseball is hailed as “the great American pastime.” That can certainly be said for 74 year-old Frank Miller. Baseball was his sport of choice in school—he even played college ball—and after reading a book about pitching in early January, Miller found the itch to play...

The Rice ATM That Supports Indian Workers

People across the world have experienced a myriad of hardships thanks to the impact of COVID-19. Due to businesses shutting down for lockdown, hundreds of people in the Hyderabad region of India were left without the means they need to live comfortably. Ramu Dosapati,...

Preschool Director Donates Gifts to 50 Children

No matter who you are, you can agree that teachers are some of the most important professionals in the world. Teachers shape our next generation of doctors, politicians, firefighters, and more with their guidance, and often with little thanks. Many find they have to...

Homeless Atlanta-Man Rescues All Animals from Burning Shelter

As a man who faced homelessness since the age of 13, Keith Walker knows the value of beloved possessions. Out of everything Walker has carried with him throughout life, his dog Bravo is by far the thing he loves most in this world. Walker is fully aware that his...

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