Custodian Sends Kids to Boston College for Free
Posted on : 07-23-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
There's nothing out of the ordinary about Fred Vautour's job - he's a night custodian at Boston College. What is extraordinary is how he's used a perk for Boston College employees - free admission for children, providing that they qualify - to send all five of his children to the prestigious private university. The first of Vautour's children to qualify was his daughter Amy, in 1998, and he was so proud that her acceptance letter is now framed and hanging from a wall at his home. His other four children…
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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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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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Boy Survives after being Underwater for Over Forty Minutes
Posted on : 06-01-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
A 14-year-old Italian boy, being called Michael, has managed to make a recovery after being trapped in the water of a canal for over forty harrowing minutes. The teen, along with some friends, jumped off a bridge in Milan into the canal below. After diving into the 6-feet of water, Michael did not surface. Rescuers were altered, and sprang into action immediately. However, it still took them over forty minutes to pull the teen out of the canal. Folks at The Aspire New Brunswick (apartmenthomeliving.com) have learned that it took…
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1-	Children’s safety first
Posted on : 05-21-2015 By : Samantha Pointer
According to schools in the US are reporting less incidents of violence. Between 2009-2010 and 2013-2014 schools have beefed up security, with surveillance cameras and a little boost in security personnel. The presence of security seems to be having a positive effect in keeping the school children safe. Parents at The Aspire New Brunswick agree that the safety of our children has become more of a concern across states as it should, they are our most vulnerable targets. An important aspect of child safety is training and preparing them for…
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