Just being good because it’s the right thing to do isn’t always the norm. So, it can be refreshing to find people who genuinely want to be good even if there’s nothing to gain from it. Children seem to be doing that better than most.
Jacob was concerned about everything going on and felt it wasn’t fair for kids to miss out on Halloween. He donated all the candy he managed to get on Halloween and sent it to kids who didn’t have the same chance to get candy.
He made iced tea and cookies and sold them at his dad’s business. He earned $275, which he used to buy coloring books for Stony Brook Long Island Children’s Hospital.
Cayden felt angry and frustrated about it and decided to do something. He has since raised more than $40,000 to make sure children like his friend don’t miss out on lunch at school.
As the kids grew older, meeting the garbage collectors with refreshments and snacks became a routine. They’ve been friends ever since.
His reason? When he has bad thoughts, he finds reading calms him down. He wanted to share that with others.
These kids gave up their playtime to go to a shelter and read to dogs. It helps calm the dogs as well as socialize them, making them more adoptable.
These girls came up with a genius plan to help the homeless brave the cold. They tied coats onto street poles so anyone who needed them could just pick one.
This 13-year-old saved his coach’s life by performing CPR on him and calling 911.
Still, that’s the kind of spirit all humans should have.
This boy took matters into his own hands and started a no-kill shelter in his garage to take of strays in his neighborhood.
Rather than spend it on himself, he used it to make lunches for homeless people. The smile on his face says it all.