Articles in the category Social Good

Hug a Gay Uncle This Happy Guncle Day!

Happy Guncle Day! Why yes! Guncles, or gay uncles, are a very real thing. The family is quickly evolving, and this year, social media has seen it fit to hail August 14 as Gay Uncle’s Day. Simon Dunn, Aussie bobsledder and proud guncle, gave this holiday a boost when he posted a snap of himself […]

‘Fifty Sandwiches’ Project Looks To Humanize The Homeless

The stories that fill the Fifty Sandwiches website bring out a range of emotions. Some are heartbreaking and others inspiring. However, they all serve one purpose: to “close the gap from perception and reality.” The Fifty Sandwiches project attempts to humanize the homeless community and give a rare peek into their personal stories. The creator […]

This Little Pantry Lets People Leave Food and Items For The Needy

Amid all the political insanity happening, here’s a ray of compassion and positive action. This little pantry is making a big difference in one community’s well-being and food security. Jessica McClard, a resident based in Lafayette, Arkansas, admired the efforts behind Little Free Libraries, and pondered about what made them such a success. “My feeling is […]

This Man Singlehandedly Revived A Rare Butterfly Breed In His Garden

Save the Whales, Save the Gorillas, Save the Lions… What about “Save The Butterfly”? That’s exactly what Timothy Wong, a California Academy of Sciences aquatic biologist, did with much of his free time. The California pipevine swallowtail butterfly is a rare breed of butterfly, sporting incredibly delicate and iridescent blue wings. Wong noticed that these fluttery creatures […]

Mom Steps In When Mean Girls Diss A Classmate; Stays Classy

When a mom couldn’t help but overhear a group of girls making fun of another teen, there was only way this was going to go down: with caffeine and a tactful note. Educator and mother Michelle Icard runs a Facebook page Michelle In the Middle. When she isn’t, she like to hang out at coffee shops. […]

She Was Kidnapped By Terrorists, But Escaped With Her Baby

Kidnapped Nigerian Teen Found Alive With Her Baby One of the teenage girls kidnapped over two years ago by the Islamic-terrorist organization Boko Haram has been found with a baby and reunited with her mother, a doctor said Wednesday. She’s the first of the Chibok girls to be recovered since the mass abduction two years ago from […]