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Source of Hope: Woman Pays A Man’s Cell Phone Bill, He Gets Job the Same Day

  An Alaska woman's act of kindness helps a struggling man get back on his feet. On her Facebook page, Kenyada Waters explains how when she passed a man standing on the side of the road holding a sign, she knew she needed to help. At first, Waters was going to offer the man some small odd [...]

By |May 18th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference – Girls Sold $800K in Oragami to bring water to Navajo Reservation

Nonprofit Paper for Water is helping to bring running water to those in need. The organization, founded by 12-year-old Isabelle Adams and her 10-year-old sister, Katherine, makes and sells origami Christmas ornaments. So far, they’ve brought in $800,000 in water fundraising dollars. In the video above, learn about how the organization helped a Navajo family living on a [...]

By |May 8th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Sleep Buses For Homeless

April 28, 2016. An excerpt from Upworthy. By Cameron Stevenson. This Austrailian guy is buying 300 charter buses for an incredible reason: 100,000 homeless folks. 300 busses. And one simple solution. In 1993, Simon Rowe hit hard times, and the only place he had to sleep at night was his car. Two decades later, and no [...]

By |April 29th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Woman Saves Thousands of Orphans

April 19, 2016 An excerpt from USA Today MUMBAI, INDIA - Caroline Boudreaux had all the material things she wanted in Austin, TX, but still wasn't satisfied with her life. "My life before the sabbatical on the outside looked like what everybody wanted, but on the inside it was actually pretty empty," said Boudreaux, a former television account [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Millionaire Pays for Kindergarten Class to Go to College

Excerpt from Opposing Views on Facebook April 15, 2016 Instead of buying a yacht or another sports car, this millionaire decided to pay for an entire kindergarten class to go to college. Millionaire Marty Burbank was about to buy a new yacht when was inspired by his minister to change the future of a kindergarten [...]

By |April 15th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: This City Effectively Tackled Homelessness

Excerpt from Upworthy March 21, 2016 This city tackled homelessness by giving every resident a roof over their head. They found it's cheaper, sometimes as much as five times cheaper, to build housing than to deal with the homeless problem in their city. Housing First, the program that deals with homeless housing says "it's hard [...]

By |March 22nd, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: Homeless Man Voluntarily Cleans Beach

An excerpt from Huffington Post March 16, 2016 A recent photo shows a homeless man cleaning the beach, allowing vacationers to enjoy their fun in the sun. Jay Margolis,an entrepreneur who lives in Cape Town, South Africa, recently shared photos on Facebook, which featured a homeless man named Siyabulela “Dan” Magobiyane, picking up trash in [...]

By |March 20th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Look Who’s Making A Difference: WWII Survivors Write Touching Letters to Syrian Refugees

An excerpt from Now This, March 11, 2016, CARE, an organization that helped many refugees during WWII, asked those refugees to write letters of hope to Syrian refugee children. Watch this touching video and see how their efforts have helped these children, who received the letters in CARE packages.

By |March 12th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Source of Hope: Muslims Shield Christians from Terrorist Attack on Bus

Muslim passengers came to the rescue of Christians on their bus when terrorists with the Somali-based al-Shabaab group ambushed the vehicle in Kenya's northern Mandera state. Two people died in the initial shooting, but the rest of the passengers put up a united front against their attackers. Read More... This series of blogs, 365 Days [...]

By |January 30th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments

Source of Hope: Two Guys Do Laundry for Homeless; Provide Clean Socks and Dignity

Two friends in Australia came up with a genius idea to help provide a sense of self-worth to people living on the street. Lucas Patchett and Nicholas Marchesi, both 21, pack washers and dryers into the back of their van, and drive around Brisbane offering free laundry to people in need. Thanks to funding from [...]

By |January 29th, 2016|#GiveAHandUp, Blog|0 Comments