A Small Push Makes a Difference

Walking through Chicago today on a cold afternoon, a gentlemen was having difficulty getting his wheelchair up a small hill towards the bridge. A young lady who was walking the opposite direction asked if he needed help. He said yes, and she began pushing him up the small hill. Not only did she get him…

NFL star Khalil Mack pays off hometown Walmart’s holiday layaways

NFL star Khalil Mack donated $80,000 to pay off all active holiday layaway accounts at his hometown Walmart ahead of this year’s holiday season. The Walmart in Fort Pierce, Fla., announced earlier this month that Mack made a donation to the retail chain to wipe out all customer debt at the store. The donation, which…

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….

Holiday Darkness? Be a Light!

Have you ever experienced the darkness? That place so dark that you can’t find your way out.  Where you look for any sign of light, but continue to fall deeper and deeper into its depths. Then you see that small glimmer of light spark in the distance, and you start the long, slow slog towards…