Calusa Elementary family donates hair to benefit childhood cancer

Isaac Goby’s fistful of hair dangled next to his face mask, concealing the smile beneath. The fifth-grader was elated to donate his blond locks to the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a childhood cancer fundraiser championed by his school, Calusa Elementary in Boca Raton. “I did this because my neighbor has cancer and I wanted my hair to…

I Am Not Your Enemy

I am not your enemy, and you are not mine. I am a son, brother, husband, father, friend and neighbor. I believe in God, love my family and go to work each day. I am an American with a range of beliefs, thoughts and ideas, some of which you are aware, and others we have…

Guy Fieri Raises More Than $21.5 Million for Unemployed Restaurant Workers

On March 27, as businesses across the U.S. were starting to feel the devastating effects of pandemic-related closures, Fieri started the Restaurant Employee Relief Fund. The vast majority of the money he raised came after personal pleas to the likes of Moët Hennessy USA, PepsiCo, and Uber Eats, whose sponsorship has collectively helped roughly 43,000 people receive $500…

Teen gives back with fundraiser for hospitalized kids

During a hospital stay in 2016, Caden Henderson received an old teddy bear from his mother Jill Henderson. Knowing how the stuffed animal made him feel, Caden was inspired to start “Caden’s Teddy Bears” to help bring comfort to other children. “His passion continued because he wanted to give back to every single in the…

Man Shaves Girlfriend’s Head, Then His Own, in Show of Support

A touching viral TikTok has the internet applauding a man’s show of support and solidarity for his girlfriend who lives with alopecia.  “After months growing my hair for the first time in ten years, I had to ask my boyfriend to shave my head again,” Eva Barilaro of Monaco wrote in the TikTok caption. But…

What is your casualty threshold for COVID-19?

Let’s stop fooling ourselves. All wars have casualties, and the war on COVID-19 is and will continue to take its toll on lives in a variety of ways. But right now, the real questions our leaders should be answering are:  What is your casualty threshold for COVID-19 when balancing that against the economic impacts of…