Sikh Bikers Raise Over $100,000 for Pediatric Cancer
Posted on : 07-26-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Twenty-four motorcyclists in Canada recently rode across Canada in an attempt to build awareness of childhood cancer and raise money that can be used to treat and prevent the disease. What they also had in common was that they all hailed from the Sikh community. With racial tensions being at the forefront of many incidences across the world, it's important that people find ways to come together and focus more on their similarities than their differences. These bikers met scores of people along their journey, and they used that opportunity…
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Nine-Year-Old Gifted a Prosthetic Frozen-Inspired Hand
Posted on : 07-23-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
A group of Siena College students in Albany, NY has made nine-year-old Karissa Mitchell very happy by gifting her a 3D-printed prosthetic hand that is inspired by her favorite movie "Frozen." The students are members of the Siena College chapter of E-NABLE, and organization dedicated to creating 3D-printed limbs for those who need them and distributing them free of charge. Karissa, who was born without a right hand, was gifted the device this past June. “It will be for simple use cases, things everyone can take for granted, so picking…
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Capes for Kids Helps Homeless Children
Posted on : 07-23-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
The Huffington Post just published an inspiring article on an incredible group of elementary school children who are creating capes to help homeless kids feel like real superheroes. The students involved in the service project are from PS 173 in Queens, New York. They are members of the Generation Kids Care Club, which has partnered with the Capes for Kids project run by Enchanted Makeovers. Terry Grahl is the leader of the Capes for Kids initiative and hopes to inspire a sense of confidence and enthusiasm for life in homeless…
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How One Girl Received The Gift Of A Lifetime; A Frozen Themed Prosthetic Arm
Posted on : 07-20-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
With the help of a few Siena college students a bit of help with technology, one young girl received a life changing new thing to her life that's going to add an immeasurable amount of happiness to her daily life. Karissa Mitchell is a 9-year-old girl who was born with n right hand. With technology's help, a prosthetic hand was installed and connected to her right hand, but that's not even the coolest part. Receiving a Frozen theme 3D printed prosthetic hand, the device has lights and beautifully captures the…
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Man Donates Bikes To Children
Posted on : 07-19-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
Dennis Baker is a senior citizen who doesn't take any time off to enjoy retirement. Instead, he has fun refurbishing bikes for children who are in need. He has repaired and donated bikes for over 10 years, and he is still going strong so that he can see a smile on the face of a child who might not have a bike to ride. Most of the bikes are donated to the Lower Mainland Christmas Bureau. He works for about three hours every day, making sure that each bike is…
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