May 2018

Spreading Goodenss

Movers for Moms

I was in Pilot Bank the week before Mother’s Day and I spotted a donation box near the entrance with the logo for Two Men and A Truck.  Above their logo was a purple and white sign about an initiative called Movers for Moms. I recently moved to...

8th Grader Pairs Shelter Dogs With Owners

Hey everyone, this is a great idea from an 8th grader using the internet to solve a problem. Aiden Horowitz, a 13-year-old girl, decided for her school project she would create a website that pairs people wanting to adopt animals with their ideal shelter companion. The website was...

Decomposing Water Bottle

Decomposing Water Bottle

Now, this is a story about a social entrepreneur who not only figured out a way to raise money for charity but also solve a problem. James Longcroft wanted to sell bottles of water with 100% of the proceeds going to provide clean drinking water in...

Stamp Out Hunger Day

As you all know I am very passionate about feeding the hungry so I wanted to let everyone know that this Saturday, May 12th is Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day. The 2nd Saturday in May is the largest one-day food drive in the Nation. It occurs in more...

Ocean Cleanup Project

Hey Page, here is a story I thought you would like since you wrote about Lily Platt who wanted to do something to help after she heard about a whale found with plastic bags in its stomach. About six years ago, Boylan Slat at 17 years...

10 Year Old Cleans Up Coastline

Here is another great story for Earth Day!  Lilly Platt, 10 years old, traveled more than 600 miles from Holland to the Norwegian Coast so she could help with the massive beach cleanup and plastic waste conference. Along with her mother and grandfather, she joined volunteers...