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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Generous Farmers Help Grieving Neighbor Harvest Over 100 Acres In A Day

It’s more than wheat, hay and other crops farmers are growing in Connorsville, Indiana. They are growing generosity, love and compassion. Things you don’t know you have until times are hard. Beyond hard. Challenges you would wish on no one. That’s what Steve Wollyung’s family is facing. Just days getting ready to harvest 112 acres on his farm, Steve’s four-year-old granddaughter, Ayla, died in an accident on the farm. Finishing that harvest was the last thing Steve could handle right

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Hershey Fills College Student’s Car With Kit Kat Bars After His Was Stolen

More Kit Kat bars than he can count make for a happy ending to a college student’s woeful tale of his candy bar getting stolen. Kansas State University student Hunter Jobbins recently found a note in the cup holder of his car. It was an apology. From the person who stole the candy bar Hunter had in his car. He shared the note on Twitter and the post went viral. Left my car for maybe 15 minutes in front of

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