A man wore a sign to find his wife a kidney donor

It was a Friday afternoon like any other. I ate lunch, dropped off my dry cleaning, then stopped by my local Target to pick up some prescriptions.But on the way to the counter I noticed a man in a black coat, wearing a backpack bearing a sign: “In need of a kidney for my wife,…

Phoenix couple’s nonprofit helps more Haitian children get adopted

Craig and Kathi Juntunen retired in 1998, leaving their successful consulting firm to live a life spent mostly on the golf course and ski slopes. “We were living a … very privileged life that we were lucky enough to stumble onto,” Craig Juntunen said. While golfing one day, he had a conversation with a friend…

Nonprofit gifts Scott County girl an outdoor accessible wheelchair

A 4-year-old in our region has a lot to be thankful for this Christmas. In fact, you could call Elaina Gilliams’s December trip for treatment in Charlottesville a Christmas miracle. “They are weak, but he is strong,” Elaina sang, finishing up ‘Jesus Loves Me’ for the visitors in her living room. Elaina loves to sing…

Social Worker Left Shock $11M Donation to Kids’ Charities

A Washington state social worker who died of cancer this year left a surprise $11 million donation behind for children’s charities—a fortune that not even his closest friends knew he had. Alan Naiman, who died in January at the age of 63, left the money behind for kids’ charities that help the poor, sick, disabled,…