Kind Stranger Takes Lonely Widower On Dream Vacay After Ad For New Fishing Buddy

You don’t have to go fishing far to find a story that will melt your heart like this one. It starts with Ray Johnstone, a lonely widower in Australia who placed an ad for a new fishing buddy when his old friend passed away. Sky News reports that 22-year-old Mati Batsinilas saw that ad and his heart immediately felt for Mr. Johnstone. Fishing? He wanted a buddy to go fish with? Mati decided to up that idea to the next

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Refugee Man Collapses In Texas Airport As He’s Reunited With His Family After Four Years Apart

I dare you to watch the reunion of this refugee family in a Texas airport and not begin to weep. They’ve been separated for four years since the war in Sudan forced them to flee. The mother and children were allowed to immigrate to America from a Sudanese refugee camp. The woman’s husband wasn’t allowed in the country until this remarkable day. Actually, the mother was pregnant when she arrived, so you’re about to see a father meet his son

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Generous Restaurant Owner Finds Out Kindness Comes Back Million Times Over

Italian chef Bruno Serato learned long ago there was more to life than running a fancy restaurant. For years, he’s been creating and giving away delicious, high quality meals to kids at the Boys and Girls Club in Anaheim, California, not far from his high end restaurant, “The White House.” That was story enough. A story that almost had sad, unexpected ending when an electrical fire gutted the business early in February. What happens to kindness when your business goes

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Actress Octavia Spencer Buys Out Theater So Families Can See “Hidden Figures”

Wonderful actress Octavia Spencer knows it’s time to let the kindness shine. The star of the hit movie, “Hidden Figures” bought out a theater in Los Angeles over MLK weekend so that low income families could come see the film. Spencer made the announcement on her Instagram account. Tomorrow I’ve bought the 8pm showing of #hiddenfigures the rave Baldwin hills. If you know a family in need that would like to see our movie but can’t afford it have them

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Military Vets Gifted With Professional Portraits With Their Pets

What better picture to gaze at than a portrait of your beloved pet? One veteran of the war in Iraq gets that. She’s a dog lover. And someone who has had her share of personal struggles. Marla Keown tells Fox31 Denver, “When I started going through my own troubles, I realized that I wasn’t alone, that there is lots of veterans out there that would like to have a nice portrait of themselves with their pet, and they don’t.” Now

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Repo Man Turns Out To Be Guardian Angel For Elderly Couple

Repo man is hardly the first image that comes to mind when I think guardian angel. Yet, that’s who turned up for a couple in Red Bud, Illinois, who surely needed a break. Steve Hartman of CBS News has the story of Pat and Stan Kippling, a couple struggling through tough times and shrinking finances. They won’t say they were surprised when Jim Ford showed up with his tow truck and took their car away. Everything that happened after that? Is

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How A Millionaire Secret Santa Was Born Out Of One Small Act Of Kindness

The Secret Santa story done each year by CBS News‘ Steve Hartman is among the most popular and heartwarming. Which is saying a lot. Because everything Steve Hartman does is heartwarming. And his stories are so popular, with good reason. Each year about this time, Steve follows around a man who wishes to remain anonymous. CBS News cameras capture the joy as the Secret Santa comes upon unsuspected folks who are not expecting a great Christmas. This Santa instantly changes

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Mother Of Slain Officer Serves Hundreds Of Cops Holiday Dinner

Can the grief of a mother who has buried her son know any end? I would imagine no. Shirley Gibson and her husband, Harrison, have known this immense pain since 1997. Their son, Brian was a Washington D.C. police officer who was ambushed while sitting in his patrol car. At her son’s funeral, she wondered how she would ever get through the holidays. Her answer has been simply brilliant. She cooks. Cooks her son’s favorite foods and invites local police

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Flash Mob Surprises Young Mom With Shower Of Funds For Cancer Treatment

Nothing like a holiday flash mob to warm my heart. But this one is unlike any I’ve ever seen. I recommend you have some Kleenex ready as you watch the surprise that is in store for this young mom of four kids. Amanda Kofoed thought she was in this Idaho coffee house to shoot a video for her new GoFundMe page. Until October of this year, that’s the last thing Amanda thought she would need to have. But when she was

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Dolly Parton Offers $1000 A Month For Families Who Lost Homes In Tennessee Fires

Dolly Parton. This incredible woman knows how to do celebrity right. Beyond her talent and incredible business success, she’s always been amazingly inclusive and generous. She never forgets where she comes from. Which happens to be Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, right in the middle of the area ravaged by wildfires in recent weeks. Dolly has announced that she’s gathering all her businesses and her foundation to help out. She’s offering $1,000 a month to each family who has lost their home

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