Just one project under the My Shelter Foundation's good deeds, A Liter of Light uses simple technology originally conceived by Alfredo Moser from Brazil and modified by MIT students for the Philippines to create social change in underprivileged areas of the
Share the good deed you did today. Or yesterday. Please entertain the possibility that there was at least one.
An Atlanta woman got the surprise of her life recently when she asked media mogul Oprah Winfrey for the dress that she’s wearing on the cover of Essence. Oprah is renowned for surprising her fans with cars, trips and gift bags, but this...Show More Summary
Kenneth Cole has become one of the first brands to offer a Google Glass app with 21 Days, 21 Deeds. The app, as you might guess, challenges users to do that many good deeds in a three-week period, using Glass to take photos as proof....Show More Summary
The poet W.H. Auden’s secret garden of good deeds and philanthropy—revealed—at The New York Review of Books. W.H. Auden had a secret life that his closest friends knew little or nothing about. Everything about it was generous and honorable. He kept it secret because he would have been ashamed to have been praised for it. [...]
By Paul Brennan | Iowa Watchdog DES MOINES, Iowa — On Jan. 5, 2012, Paul Valin called the police to report he’d found a backpack containing what he believed to be meth-making equipment. That simple act of good citizenship landed his and wife Cindy’s house on the National Clandestine Laboratory Register, the federal Drug Enforcement... Show More Summary
Too many organizations today continue to be guided by the burn and churn mindset reminiscent of the bad old days, when donors were viewed as readily expendable. Easily and cheaply replaced by inexpensive new donors drawn from a seemingly inexhaustible acquisition pool. Given the rising costs of acquisition and falling retention rates, it surprises me [...]
Here’s something you might not realize: When you post your nonprofit’s volunteer needs on VolunteerMatch.org, they’re not just seen by the people who type www.volunteermatch.org into their browsers. Your opportunities are also seen by 3.5 million employees who volunteer through … Continue reading ?
"I'm just a trash man picking up trash," Jeremy Fischer told the reporter who had come to interview him about a gesture of kindness and respect he assumed no one saw. The Oregon garbage collector was going through his route, last Tuesday, when he saw that an American flag had been blown off its pole and was sprawled across a trash can. Show More Summary
Post by Kiri Blakeley. If you work at a fast food joint and buy a round of burgers for some firefighters, you'd think that would be cause for a promotion. Or at least a "Good goin'." Instead, Heather Levia, a single mom of twins, reportedly was fired from her job at McDonald's. Show More Summary
A story straight from the "no good deed goes unpunished" files, or as my 11-year-old son would say, "That's just wrong!" The post McDonald’s Manager Gets Served a Pink Slip for Feeding Local Firefighters appeared first on The Good Men Project.
She was trying to do a good deed and they fired her. Dayum, that’s cold.
It's not all campfire songs and good deeds. Girl Scout cookie sales are big business, to the tune of nearly $800 million last year. Here are the business skills the future leaders are building. They are everywhere this time of year, and for most people they are an irresistible product they always come back to: Girl Scout cookies. Read Full Story
Post by Michele Zipp. You know what makes a day complete? Doing good deeds. These deeds can be big or small... and something as simple as holding the door open for someone. It spreads happiness and care and feel-goods all around. And...Show More Summary
Florida high school senior Mark Betterson stepped in when he saw classmate Jonathan Colon being attacked by a bully and is facing a ten day suspension and possible expulsion for his good deed.
It's the tiny, unsung acts of everyday heroism that can make the biggest waves. The post See How a Small Good Deed Pays Off…30 Years Later appeared first on The Good Men Project.
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A California police officer and a 16-year-old Scout on a ride-along with the officer performed a good deed that neither expected when they helped deliver a baby girl. Police Officer Kyle Crocker, of Simi Valley, Calif., and Explorer Scout Kyle Hunter were near a 76 gas...
By Maria Padhila No good deed goes unpunished, and the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and no great artist has ever won a Grammy. These are some of the truisms we live with, and they’re... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves Daily Astrology Blog for full links, other content, and more!
The Good Money project stamps dollar bills with the phrase "This Money Has Been Used for Good" in an attempt to get people to pay it forward. One good deed leads to another. Can it lead to a thousand good deeds? Read Full Story