Volunteers & charity pull together to help baby in need of kidney

A 10-month-old is fighting for his life in need of a kidney transplant. The cost associated with the baby’s care is high, but volunteers and a non-profit organization are pulling together to help out. Henry Rogers still has a smile for his parents even though he’s had some serious challenges. Henry has end stage renal…

The gift of giving: Youth donates birthday presents to charity

Stella Osiedacz had just one wish for her Oct. 24 birthday this year: To donate her birthday presents to local charity. With the help of her parents, Dan Osiedacz and Heather Haas, the 8-year-old from Sauk City created a wish list on Amazon and asked family and friends to purchase toys that could be donated…

Firefighters, community team up to fight childhood cancer

Source: Chicago Tribune / Frank Vaisvilas “Star Wars” characters, Chicago sports team mascots and firefighters were on hand Saturday to create a day of joy for children battling cancer at St. Xavier University in Chicago. The fifth annual Fire Up a Cure fundraiser was started by Dr. Jason Canner, a pediatrician and oncologist at Advocate Christ…

Volunteers fight cancer one cup of lemonade at a time

Source: WBKO / Whitney Davis At only eight years old, Alex Scott died from neuroblastoma, a type of childhood cancer, but not before creating her own legacy, and raising more than $1 million for childhood cancer research. That was in 2004, but 12 years later that legacy lives on in the form of Alex’s Lemonade…

6-year-old shows compassion for a homeless man in tears

Source: TODAY / Alexandra Zaslow For a little girl, Janiyah Lewis has a pretty big heart. While leaving a beauty supply store in Norfolk, Virginia, on July 10 with her mom, Kenyatta Lewis, the 6-year-old girl noticed a homeless man crying. Without hesitation, she approached him and said, “Hi sir, be happy, it’s a nice day…

Delphi 3rd graders adopt child battling cancer as class ‘Super Hero’

A third-grade class at Delphi Elementary School adopted a local boy with cancer as their class super hero Thursday. Four-year-old Carter Allen was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer in 2015. In the past few months, Lori Schwarzkopf’s class has been raising money for Carter’s Relay for Life team. The students set a…

Texas girl, 9, starts charity for kids

She sings like an angel. She’s smart as a whip and has a heart of gold. Maya Delgado is only nine years old and is already a philanthropist. She lives by the Golden Rule. “My message to children that are my age is to be kind to others,” she said. That inspired her to start…