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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Bill Murray Gave A Random Fan His Extra World Series Ticket And Let Her Sit Next To Him

Bill Murray is known to make fans laugh with his comedy. One fan will now forever smile when she thinks of the funny man. MLB.com shares the incredible Game 6 good fortune for Cubs fan, Karen Michel, who showed up at the Progressive Field box office Tuesday night hoping against hope, that she might be able to buy a single ticket to cheer on her Cubbies. That long shot, turned out to be just that. No tickets were available. So, Michel

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Beautiful Reason Woman’s Liver Donor Was At Her Wedding

A liver donor was the last thing 27-year-old Heather Krueger thought she would have to think about. Late twenties is a time for thinking about career, building a life, finding love. But about four years ago, Heather suddenly came down with a severe liver disease. Her only option, her only focus, was hoping for a liver transplant. How her story came together. How kindness can lead to such goodness, beyond what you can imagine. Well, that’s a story best told by

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Heart-Melting Reason Boy Asked Mom To Pack Two School Lunches

It wasn’t that big of a deal for Josette Duran to pack two school lunches. She started doing it when her son, Dylan, asked her to. She figured she had a growing boy who wanted more food. Until the day she asked him, “Are you not getting full?” That’s when Dylan shared the extra food wasn’t for him. It was for another boy at school who couldn’t afford to buy or bring lunch. When the other boy’s mother found out

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American Trumpet Player Creates Symphony of Possibility For Afghan Teen

David Bilger is one of the professional trumpet players in the country. He shows off his talent as principal trumpet player for the Philadelphia Orchestra. But his most inspiring, important performance is being done for an orchestra of one. Oh, but what a one. 17-year-old Baset Azizi believes he was born to play trumpet, as well. He had one big problem. Baset was born and living in Kabul, Afghanistan, a place where you can literally be killed for listening to

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