How Your Kid’s Back To School Photo Can Earn Them A College Scholarship

That back to school photo you’re posting of your adorable kid might be worth more than the many likes you’re getting from friends and family on Facebook. It just might win your kid a $2,000 college scholarship! First National Bank of Omaha and Nebraska State Treasurer Don Stenberg today announced the launch of the NEST 529 Back-to-School Photo Drawing. It’s a new scholarship opportunity open to families across the United States. Beginning today, NEST 529 invites families to capture and submit

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Retiring Cop Surprised And Overwhelmed By Son As He Radios In For The Last Time

Retiring police officer Duane Ledoux has made a career out of being a cop. After more than 32 years serving on the Southbridge, Massachusetts Police Department, Ledoux radioed in for the last time earlier this summer. Little did Officer Ledoux realize, his son, Nate, would be the one responding for his dad’s final radio call. No doubt, Ledoux has to be a tough guy to serve all those years on the force. All the more reason it is so heartwarming

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Kind Bus Driver Lets Stray Dog Ride His City Bus To Keep Out Of The Cold

Kudos to a kind bus driver in Chile who shared the story of letting a stray dog board his city bus and ride along to stay out of the cold. Yes, cold. Remember it’s winter in the Southern hemisphere. Maybe this bus driver figured a dog’s just doing what a dog has to do. The Daily Mail reports the driver named, Christhian, shared the story and video on Facebook. He said the dog stepped onto his bus behind a passenger. 

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NFL Player Marquise Goodwin Surprises Mom And Disabled Sister With A New House

NFL rising star Marquise Goodwin knows how to score. On the football field and in life. Soon after Goodwin signed a new contract with the San Francisco 49’ers he ran out and bought a new house for his mother, Tamina, and his sister, Deja. Deja has cerebral palsy. She can’t walk or talk. Goodwin says she is also the secret to his success. He told ESPN, “If Deja wasn’t my sister, I feel like I would still be motivated but

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Stranger Joins Widower He Meets In Check Out Line To Celebrate Late Wife’s Birthday

Gregory R. Johnson is a stranger no more. Not to a man who caught his attention Tuesday inside a Kroger supermarket in Greenwood, Indiana. The man was an older gentleman making his way through the market in one of those motorized grocery carts. His basket was filled with red roses and a birthday cake. Johnson couldn’t help himself. He said, “It looks like you’ve got a big night planned.” Johnson tells CBS News, “He glanced up at me with the

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Waffle House Survivor’s Mother Gets Wedding Dress For Hero Waitress

Waffle House waitress Virginia Stanley says she was just doing her job that night. She works at the restaurant in Nashville that became the target of a mass shooting in April. It started as an ordinary shift. She was simply doing dishes. When Michael Garth, Sr. and a friend came to sit down at the counter, Stanley asked them to move. She didn’t want to splash them as she washed the dishes. So, the two moved over a booth. That

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Strangers Open Their Home As Couple Faces Rained Out Wedding

Rained out is a dream come true said no bride ever. Yet, that’s what Dulce Gonzalez and her fiance, Ariel, were facing last Saturday in Pascagoula, Mississippi. All look clear as they set up the perfect wedding scene on the beach. When the skies opened, Dulce was convinced her big day was ruined. She told Yahoo Lifestyle, “I was in the car with my mom and dad about to have a panic attack and break down crying, thinking, ‘Oh, my

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Teacher’s Last Wish For Backpacks And Supplies Instead Of Flowers At Her Funeral

Some people just know how to give, even after their gone.  That’s what one teacher has shown with her last wish. Tammy Waddell of Cumming, Georgia lived life with a passion. She believed every child deserved an opportunity to learn. Fox5Atlanta reports Waddell kept that passion alive even after she passed away earlier this month from cancer. Waddell’s final wish–a beautiful “in lieu of flowers” request. Instead, Waddell asked that her loved ones fill the church at her funeral with

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Passenger Shares Beautiful Moment Of Sign Language Kindness On Alaska Airlines Flight

What a gift to get to witness a beautiful moment of kindness aboard an Alaska Airlines flight. That is what a woman named, Lynette Scribner, has done and shared with the world on Facebook. She shares how she was traveling from Boston’s Logan Airport after visiting her sister. There was a man named, Tim, seated in her row. It appeared he was both blind and deaf. This is a story about how one man can inspire a wave of kindness.

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Rescue Dog Becomes Best Friends With Man With Dementia

You won’t find this treatment for dementia in the medical books. Yet, there is no question that a little rescue dog is making a huge difference in the life of Mandy Looney‘s father. When a matted, beat up dog came into the Michigan Humane Society, Looney decided to foster him. His name is Louis. Once the shelter rescued him from the streets and cleaned him up, it became apparent that Louis had some behavior issues.  He was going to need

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