A City’s Compassion For A New Father Without a Job
Posted on : 02-07-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
It is hard to imagine that someone would welcome a newborn child and be fired from his job in the same day. According to a story ran by the Huffington Post, that is exactly what happened to Lamar Austin of Concord, NH.   His wife, Lindsay, went into labor and had to be rushed to the hospital on the last day of this year. Understandably, Austin wanted to be with his wife during the birth of their son. He requested two days off from his job as a part-time security…
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Fashion Icon and Equestrian Honored For Animal Welfare
Posted on : 02-06-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
According to a posting on the American Humane Society website, the organization held its annual To The Rescue! New York gala. This year, it was celebrated on November 18th at Cipriani, says the article. Each year, this gala is presented to honor the rescue efforts of the society. For decades, the Humane Society has worked around the world to protect animals against abuse, neglect, and natural disasters, says the article.   The honorees for the 2016 event were renowned philanthropist Georgina Bloomberg, and Hugo Boss, a premier house of fashion.…
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Texas Man Proves There’s No Age Limit on Heroism
Posted on : 02-05-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
What would you do if you saw a car flip over in a fiery crash right in your front yard? Most people would like to think they would rush to help. Lindell Marbut of Burleson, Texas was no different and when a car flipped over in his yard, he immediately rushed to rescue the young women trapped inside. What makes his story extraordinary is that he is 85 and uses a cane to get around.   Exactly what led to the crash is unknown, but Department of Public Safety officials…
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Teen Faces Cancer Like A Champion
Posted on : 02-04-2017 By : Samantha Pointer
According to a recent article in the Huffington Post, Jason Garskiewicz is just as much a hero off the field as he is playing lacrosse. The 13-year-old plays for his team in Haddonfield, NJ. While his fans are used to him scoring lacrosse goals, they were even more inspired when he beat cancer and overcame the amputation of most of his right leg, says the article.   In December of last year, says the article, Jason was experiencing some ankle pain after basketball practice. Since bumps, bruises, and pain are…
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Helping Hands: Volunteers In Singapore Come Together For The Common Good Of Those In Need
Posted on : 12-11-2016 By : Samantha Pointer
When most people think of Thailand, they think of the sunshine and beautiful coasts with tropical climates. In the northern part of the country in Chiang Rai, however, the temperature can drop to around 35 degrees in the late seasons. This is a big issue for the less fortunate who cannot afford winter clothing.   The number of children and adults who fall into illness from lack of proper clothing is disheartening. This is where the group of Singaporean volunteers comes in to help these people out. To date, they…
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