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Three young brothers' light illuminated the darkness of shelters

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by Ezgi Yilmaz

Posted on July 25, 2019


Three young brothers' light illuminated the darkness of shelters

What kind of child were you? Were you crying when your family didn't buy something that you wanted? Were you trying to find a way to buy it? These three young brothers; Collin, 13, Ryan, 11, and Austin, 8 have created a business to buy more video games. After earning money they've changed their mind and donated $500 a month to the homeless…

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7-Year-Old Police Officer

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by Ezgi Yilmaz

Posted on July 11, 2019


7-Year-Old Police Officer

Oliver Davis is a little "police officer" who is spreading love to nursing homes in Kansas City, Kansas. He is 7 and a police officer at the same time. How come? Let's have a look. When his mother, Brandi Davis asked Olive "What is being a police officer?" and then she explained how they are there to help people…

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Nonprofit Organization Plants 250 Million Trees

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by Ezgi Yilmaz

Posted on July 4, 2019


Nonprofit Organization Plants 250 Million Trees

A nonprofit organization has planted more than 250 million trees in the last 15 years and, at the same time, they've achieved this yield by hiring poor people. Eden Reforestation Projects is a non-profit project whose mission is hiring "the poorest of the poor" people and provide them "fair wage" opportunity…

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Pastries made with little hands and a big heart

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by Ezgi Yilmaz

Posted on June 28, 2019


Pastries made with little hands and a big heart

This time, we are going to talk about how 13-year-old boy opened a bakery and served pastries away to the homeless. Our friend is Michael Platt who always loved to bake despite his teenage. So, when he was 11 years old, he launched a baking business called Michaels Desserts. How young is to start a business, isn't it? Furthermore, he decided to use his passion as a means of helping the less fortunate by baking to kids, adults, and families in domestic violence and homeless shelters…

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The Pet Shelter That Only Hires Homeless People

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on June 3, 2019


The Pet Shelter That Only Hires Homeless People

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. A Brazilian couple rescued an injured dog, but what they didn’t know is that the dog was pregnant, very pregnant. So, in addition to their 7 dogs, they now had 14. Most of the puppies found a lovely home in the US, while the others stayed with them. Because of this experience, animal rescue and animal rights became a fundamental part of this couple relationship…

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The Grandmother Who Accommodates Prisoners

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 31, 2019


The Grandmother Who Accommodates Prisoners

For over 40 years, Ángeles Pérez has been visiting prisoners and offering them a place to stay when on a temporary absence or at the end of their sentence. A much need step to help them in their reinsertion. It all started in the 80's in Madrid, when the criminality rate was high because of drugs and imprisonment conditions were harsh. The main question that these prisoners asked themselves was concerning the future, what were they going to do once they get out…

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A National Day of Kindness in New Zealand, Proof of its Progressiveness

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 20, 2019


A National Day of Kindness in New Zealand, Proof of its Progressiveness

On November 16th, New Zealand had it's first Manaaki Day. This Maori word that means kindness, is now a national day where charitable acts are celebrated and encouraged. It started with Eddie Writes' letter, who asked help to his mayor to make an annual "Kindness Day". This idea was liked by the mayor, but also by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who is determined in making her country more progressive through her policies…

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Companies All Over the World Fight Pollution

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by Maria N. Selina Öc

Posted on May 3, 2019


Companies All Over the World Fight Pollution

The ocean pollution rises day by day. Until 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. 25 % of the fish that gets eaten contains microplastic. The solution: Producing less plastic packaging. A lot of countries and shops realized this and invented opportunities. Here are a few examples:   New Zealand The supermarket chain "New World" sells every fruit and vegetable not packed. By that, they save tonnes of plastic every year…

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Huge Welcome Back For An Elementary School Custodian

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on March 13, 2019


Huge Welcome Back For An Elementary School Custodian

After being in a waiting list for nearly three years, the elementary school custodian Mr D, Tyrees Dandridge, finally got his two transplants, and he was not expecting such a nice and big "Welcome Back". Not even a month after the surgery, Mr D was able to reunite with his students, and the entire school was there to greet him. He has worked for nearly 20 years at this elementary school in Virginia…

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UK supermarket breaks the barriers for autistic people

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 31, 2018


UK supermarket breaks the barriers for autistic people

Autistic people can sometimes suffer from a big amount of stress, which can be caused by things as simple as the position of certain objects, the way people approach them, or even the place a building is located in.   The UK supermarket chain Morrisons is going to make it easier for them to shop around, by making the shops less stressful…

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