U.S. company surprises workers with ‘life-changing’ $10M Xmas bonus

To celebrate achieving a huge financial milestone in 2019, the American real estate company let its 198 employees split a US$10-million bonus. The average employee ended up with $50,000 on top of their typical year-end bonuses, the Baltimore Sun reports. Some went home with up to $250,000, according to Salt Lake City’s KUTV. A heartwarming video documenting the Baltimore-based…

How the ‘angel’ of the Reading Terminal is helping the homeless come inside

Breakfast by breakfast, coffee by coffee, the Terminal’s homeless outreach worker is building trust with the people who have nowhere else to go but Philadelphia’s iconic market. There’s John Silvetti, whom Giuliana calls her “paisan,” who makes his bed in the tunnel outside the Convention Center and spends mornings at a table by Beiler’s bakery….

Will Smith to Help Raise $50 Million to Fight Homelessness

Will Smith will read a bedtime story live on December 7th as a part of a fundraising initiative to help fight homelessness around the globe.  Smith has partnered with The World’s Big Sleep Out, a campaign that seeks to raise money to end homelessness and displacement around the world. The campaign encourages people around the…

Only Love Can Heal the Hate…

We all have prejudices, usually based on our experiences or beliefs. And these prejudices get amplified by the company we keep, as many people like to associate with like-minded people. Unfortunately, this can create a false sense of reality, allowing us to live in an “echo chamber of truth.” It is incumbent upon each of…

“Look for the helpers…”

On days like this (and everyday, frankly), “Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” Mr. Rogers

Make-A-Wish, community members build barn for girl with cystic fibrosis

Alene Campbell, a 9-year-old with cystic fibrosis, cut the bright blue ribbon to officially open her new barn Saturday, made possible through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Lowe’s Heroes and community volunteers. Source: Make-A-Wish, community members build barn for girl with cystic fibrosis