In the past few days I was getting a little down. Mass shootings, politicians misbehaving, global warming and generally bad stuff are everywhere I look. So here are 24 good things…and a kitten.
50 Mums | 50 Kids | 1 Extra Chromosome – You Tube. Possibly the best video of the year.
The Tiny Buddha | 25 Ways to Be Good for Someone Else
Skateistan started in 2007. It “is now an award-winning non-profit organization. Through our innovative programs children build the skills and confidence, to create a brighter future for themselves and their communities. Read on to find out about our programs and where we work.”
Red Tricycle | 8 Awesome Kids Who Did Amazing Things in 2017
Yoga with Adriene You Tube channel with free yoga videos and a cheery instructor.
Episodes — True Stories of Good People
The Independent | Happy List of 2018 “Forget Brexit, austerity and Trump. Now it’s time for some good news: here, for the 10th year, is our antidote to the lists that celebrate wealth or fame. Emma Ledger introduces 50 people, nominated by you our readers, who make Britain a better place.”
The Magic Yarn Project Is “a 501(c)3 non-profit based out of Palmer, Alaska. (Their) mission is to bring Magic into the lives of children battling cancer and inspire volunteerism to make a difference.”
Give it Love | These Grateful NBA Stars Give Back To Their Communities
Men’s Journal | 12 Celebs and Athletes Who Give Back
Triple Pundit | 5 Companies Doing Corporate Philanthropy Right
The Independent | The 20 most generous people in the world:With a total combined donation amount of $106.8 billion, these 20 individuals are the top philanthropists in the world.
Bono, lead singer of U2 is the cofounder of ONE, a global campaign and advocacy organization with more than 9 million members committed to taking action to end extreme poverty.
Gatesnotes Bill Gates Foundation takes on ‘grand challenges’ to solve world and domestic issues.
The Atlantic | How Warren Buffett’s Son Would Feed the World Howard G. Buffett has spent most of his life as a farmer, with little financial support from his father—until recently. Now he runs a multibillion-dollar foundation dedicated to ending global hunger.
KhloeKares An 8-year-old girl providing basics to homeless people in her city.
Posthumous entry: Alfie Date knit jumper sweaters for penguins living on Phillip Island as a volunteer for a penguin foundation until his death in 2016. He was 110.
Malala Fund. Shot after speaking out for all girl’s right to an education, Malala is now “determined to continue my fight until every girl could go to school”
There’s a festival called The GOOD Fest
The Good News Network has reported… you guessed it… Good news for 20 years!
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