Articles in the category Social Good

#PhonesDownEyesUp: Honda Launches Unique Safety Campaign

#PhoneDownEyesUp is a new campaign launched to help raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. With April being distracted driving awareness month, there is no better time to voice concerns. Distracted driving is one of the top reasons of auto accidents and traffic fatalities and one of the biggest distractions while driving is using […]

Good News For Tigers: Wild Population Increases For First Time in 100 Years

Good news, animal lovers. For the first time in 100 years, the wild tiger count has increased. According to the World Wildlife Foundation, around 3,890 tigers now exist in the wild, which is up from an estimated 3,200 just six years ago in 2010. “This is a pivotal step in the recovery of one of the […]

Georgia’s LGBT Community Celebrates As Governor Strikes Down Anti-Gay Law

Georgia’s LGBT+ community is celebrating after Governor Nathan Deal announced his intention to veto the ‘religious freedom’ bill that came under fire from LGBT activists for being anti-gay and broadly discriminatory. This follows threats of a statewide boycott by prominent entertainment companies like Disney and the NFL. In a statement to the press, Governor Deal said […]

Syrian Refugee Children Wind Up at Furry Convention

Talk about culture shock. The Canadian government housed Syrian refugee children in the same building where the fifth annual VancouFur convention was taking place. The furries in attendance, being the respectful folks they are, made sure to inform convention-goers that the refugees would be occupying the same space, stating: “A major concern that VancouFur has is ensuring that […]

Soup Kitchen Sets Up Like a Resto So Homeless Dine With Dignity

Every meal can make a true difference. This community of volunteers dedicated to the homeless make this truly happen every day. When you enter the Kansas City Community Kitchen, you might find yourself wondering if you’ve made a mistake and entered a restaurant. No need to get confused; you’re at the right spot. They serve […]

Hey, Millennials! Democracy Doesn’t Work Without YOU

The polls have closed in 13 states after Super Tuesday, but a number of important primary and local elections remain. With the youth vote as important as ever this election season, let’s take a moment to discuss why voting matters.   “Who has time to vote in this day and age?” writes Forrest Robert Good, a participant […]

Looking to Get Married? Consider The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster

If you’re looking to get married, can’t decide on a church, and happen to live in New Zealand, then boy—do I have some good, noodly news for you. The Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster’s NZ branch is now legally able to officiate weddings. The church started to prove a point about faith: that a spaghetti-and-meatballs deity is […]

Help This 7-Year-Old Cancer Patient Meet The Rock

You know what sucks? Cancer. You know what sucks more than cancer? Being a seven-year-old cancer patient. Cancer has taken its jaw-dropping share of luminaries barely two months into 2016, but this one stout-hearted kid in’t giving up without a fight. Meet Gabriel Singleton, better known by his friends as “Tater”. Tater has been fighting neuroblastoma, […]