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Posted on September 06 2017

Jet Ski-Riding Heroes Rescue Houston Grandparents

The couple, Karen and J.C. Spencer, said they were OK for the first couple of days of Hurricane Harvey, but things took a turn for the worse on Monday when their home began to fill with water.

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Posted on August 31 2017

Houston Businessman Open His Furniture Store as a Shelter

Houston businessman Jim McIngvale, known as “Mattress Mack,” put his Texas-sized heart on display when he provided food and shelter for Hurricane Harvey evacuees and members of the Texas National Guard.

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Posted on August 24 2017

Camp Gives Disabled Talent a Chance to Shine

For those with disabilities, finding a place in the film industry can feel isolating. The dearth of opportunity for disabled talent inspired the Halby family to create Zeno Mountain Farm, a camp dedicated to finding and celebrating the talent in everyone.

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Posted on August 17 2017

Little League Baseball Transforms America’s Most Dangerous City

For the past decade, Camden, New Jersey, has endured one of the highest rates of murder and poverty in the United States. In that sense, it’s an unlikely place to start a Little League Baseball organization. But in 2011, Bryan Morton—once a drug dealer and ex-con himself—did just that. Morton thought that giving kids a place to play baseball would help alleviate the ills that once impacted him and his peers.

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Posted on August 10 2017

Dancing Teacher Helps Low-Income Students Succeed

Ron Clark may be the subject of a viral dancing video, but it's what he's done to make the video possible that's worth busting a move over.

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Posted on August 03 2017

Using Tech To Fight Homelessness

Rose Broome is the Co-Founder and CEO of HandUp, a fundraising platform for poverty-focused nonprofits and the people they serve.

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Posted on July 27 2017

Mercy Ships

Mercy Ships brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor by mobilizing people and resources worldwide, and serving all people without regard for race, gender, or religion.

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Posted on July 20 2017

Fighting Inner City Hunger with Technology

Since 2009, Concrete Jungle has worked to fight both hunger and food waste by harvesting Atlanta's thousands of fruit trees.

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Posted on July 13 2017

Sowing Seeds of Sustainability With Kid Chefs

Sprouts Cooking Club is on a mission to bring the magic of cooking to kids of all backgrounds. With the help of renowned chefs and restaurants, Sprouts empowers kids to get their hands dirty and create, while instilling values of sustainable, healthy living.

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Posted on July 06 2017

Filling Stomachs, Not Landfills

All around the world, food waste is a serious problem with no one easy solution. One Indian man is doing his part to address the issue. In 2014, Padmanaban Gopalan started No Food Waste—a nonprofit that helps redistribute untouched food from weddings and other events to the needy.

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