These Teens Serve on the Front Lines of Their Local Fire Department
In an unexpected turn of events, these teenagers went from math class to answering ambulance calls.
These Volunteers Risked Their Lives to Save 2,000 Animals from War-Torn Ukraine
Amid constant danger, volunteers at a Ukraine pet shelter are making sure no animal is left behind.
These Fathers Formed “Dads on Duty” to Prevent Violence at a Local High School
When gang violence spiked, concerned dads at this Louisiana high school said “Not on our watch."
This Town’s Most Famous Resident Is a Pink Pig Named Ernestine
When Joanne Clayton spotted a stray animal near her home in Illinois, she had no idea how important it would...
This Father and Son Saved a Fisherman After He Fell Overboard
There was no one aboard the pleasure craft that almost T-boned them. So a father and son went fishing for...
These 8 Chance Encounters with Kind Strangers Will Warm Your Heart
Readers share their accounts of kind people who helped them when they needed it the most.
These Neighbors Rushed to Help a Man and His Son After They Fell Into a Well
A father's worst nightmare came true when his child fell down a well. After jumping in after his son, he...
When This Woman’s Cat Got Stuck in a Tree, Neighbors Stepped Up to Help
“I can’t believe how many people went out of their way to help me with this cat."
This Man Found His Purpose by Sitting on a Bench and Listening to Strangers
Each morning, Al Nixon sits on a bench, watches the sunrise, and connects with strangers from all walks of life.
Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees: 13 Stories That Will Renew Your Faith in Humanity
Instead of waiting to figure out the "right" way to help, these people are leaping into action to help Ukrainian...
Here’s How This Student Turns Chip Bags into Sleeping Bags for the Homeless
The Chip Bag Project is slowly but surely chipping away at poverty.
30 Stories About the Touching Kindness of Strangers That’ll Make You Tear Up
We asked readers for firsthand accounts of compassion. Here are 30 stories on kindness that touched your lives—and our hearts.
This Barbecue Restaurant Owner Donates Cars to Those in Need
“He handed me the keys and didn’t ask for anything.”
This Elementary School Teacher Pledges to Donate One Million Books
“I wanted to do something that’s going to stretch my faith, my work ethic, my everything.”
Here’s How a Group of Strangers With the Same Name Started a Virtual Band—And Friendships to L...
Four men with the same name who all love making music? Baltimore Paul had an idea. Wouldn’t it be funny,...
Kindness, Delivered: Restaurant Owner Drives Six Hours to Make Terminally Ill Woman’s Favorite...
A Baltimore restaurant goes above and beyond to make a delicious dish for a special customer.
A Child Lost Her Beloved Baseball Cards in a Wildfire, So a Stranger Stepped Up to the Plate to Help
A longtime baseball card collector seizes the opportunity to do good after a destructive wildfire.
This Veterinarian Helps Pets of Homeless People Out of His Own Pocket
A California veterinarian makes house calls to pet owners who have no place to call home.
After a Woman Rescued an Injured Swan, Strangers Helped Her Get the Bird Across the City to a Rehab ...
This woman went above and beyond to save a swan in the Big Apple—and some passersby stopped to help.
This National Guardsman Still Found Time to Teach His Students After Being Called for Duty
He fulfilled his duty to his country—and his students.
He Was Bullied in High School and Never Wanted to Relive Those Days—Then His Classmates Convinced Hi...
It's never too late to show someone kindness.
My Father-in-Law Had the Whole Family Select His Final Resting Place Before He Passed
When it came to selecting his final resting place, my father-in-law knew to scout the land he loved, with...
This Woman Has Helped Over 400 Seniors Schedule Vaccine Appointments
She saw a need for help—and didn't hesitate to step up to the plate.