Former President Jimmy Carter Asks Donors To Redirect Carter Center Donations To Coronavirus Fight

Jimmy Carter is urging donors to redirect their donations Former President Jimmy Carter doesn’t want your money. The Hill.com reports Carter is urging donors to the Carter Center to redirect their donations to organizations who are on the front lines of fighting the coronavirus crisis.  “Forgo your next gift for the work of The Carter Center and direct it to a local group that is reducing the suffering caused by this pandemic.” former president Jimmy carter in a letter to

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Flight Crew Throws Impromptu Graduation Ceremony For College Athlete Passengers

Not the graduation ceremony these students were planning, yet one they will never forget A canceled graduation ceremony is just one of the huge disappointments students across the world are facing. Still, it’s a huge loss for a young person who has worked most their life to put on the cap and gown and walk down the aisle to applause and celebration. That’s what some seniors from Briercrest College were facing as they boarded a WestJet airplane Monday. The women’s

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Grey’s Anatomy and Other TV Shows Donating Masks And Gloves To Hospitals Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

The producers of Grey’s Anatomy feel there is a higher calling for masks and other medical equipment Even the writers of Grey’s Anatomy probably couldn’t have come up with a pandemic plot like the one we’re living in right now. The spread of the Coronavirus means hospitals across the country are dangerously short on medical supplies like masks and gloves. Executive producer Krista Vernoff of the hit ABC show and ‘Station 19’ told Good Morning America, “We have a back-stock

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Florists Flower-Bomb Philadelphia Town Square With Flowers From Canceled Events

Florists decide thousands of flowers from canceled events shouldn’t be thrown away Florists in Philadelphia decided there had to be a better way. When four major floral companies had big events canceled because of the coronavirus shutdown, they banned together to repurpose the flowers. To share the beauty. To brighten folks day. DFW Event Design owner Katie Robinson led the charge. She told PhillyMag.com, ““I went into our warehouse and said, ‘What if we just flower-bombed Rittenhouse Square?” Rittenhouse Square

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Property Owner Tells Restaurants To Pay Workers Instead of Paying Rent

Collecting rent isn’t the most important thing right now for one Arkansas property owner. Keep your April rent money. That’s the message from one property owner to the restaurants that run their business in buildings owned by Young Investment Company, LLC in Jonesboro, Arkansas. They don’t want the restaurants to actually hold onto the money they would use to pay April rent. Instead, they want those businesses to pay their employees, as usual and take care of their families. ‘We

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Congressional Candidate Qasim Rashid Responds To Nasty Message With Life-Changing Kindness

Nasty message inspires congressional candidate Qasim Rashid to lead a flood of generosity for man who wrote it. Seeing a nasty message online is just a part of life for congressional candidate Qasim Rashid is running for office in Virginia. He happens to be a Muslim man who some folks would rather not see in office. They are not shy about expressing it.  “We do not need you(r) ilk in our nation.  Let alone in any seat of office above

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NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley Selling His Memorabilia To Build Affordable Housing In His Alabama Hometown

Charles Barkley knows what he really values from his remarkable NBA career NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley has had a remarkable career. He has plenty of trophies and memorabilia to show for it. Apparently, the memories are enough. Barkley is selling off some of his most valuable hardware. He’s raising money to build affordable housing in his hometown of Leeds, Alabama. He talked about it on WJOX, a radio station in Birmingham. The topic comes up around 2:10. Barkley

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NBA Team Owner Mark Cuban Vows To Help Hourly Workers When He Learns Season Is Suspended

Mark Cuban was shocked to see the news and immediately knew what was most important. Mark Cuban reacts moments after the NBA season was suspended. pic.twitter.com/4g8Z7yLts6 — ESPN (@espn) March 12, 2020 NBA Mavericks team owner Mark Cuban has seen a lot. He’s never seen this–the NBA announcing the season has been immediately suspended in the wake of the news that one of its players has tested positive for the coronavirus. There is concern for that player, Utah’s Rudy Gobert,

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Prime Minister of Bhutan Asks Citizens To Adopt A Stray Dog Or Plant A Tree For King’s Birthday

Prime Minsiter Lotay Tshering of Bhutan has the best way to celebrate king’s 40th birthday It’s a big year for the king of Bhutan. King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck turned 40 on February 21st. His wife is also soon to have their second child. What do you give the monarch who has everything? Prime Minister Lotay Tshering came up with a great idea. He’s asking every citizen to adopt a stray dog. Or plant a tree. Or simply commit to

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Adopted Boy On A Mission To Save Old Dogs Who Need A Home

8-year-old Robbie says he knows how old dogs feel, “How it feels not to be loved.” This story about an adopted boy who is dedicated to saving old dogs absolutely slayed me. ‘I know what it feels like not to be loved’ 8-year-old Robbie Gay, adopted out of foster care CBS News Steve Hartman is one of the best storytellers in the news business. This week, he outdoes himself again. It’s not even so much in what he says. It’s

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