Alex Trebek and his wife Jean have always been very generous when it comes to donating their money.  This time was no different.  The Jeopardy host donated $500,000 to Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission, which is a local homeless outreach organization.   “They have lived in the Valley for overContinue Reading

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“Mikey’s Run” is a charity started by Harris Stolzenberg and his brother Michael, a 13 year old quadruple-amputee.  They started the charity with an ambitious goal in mind – to raise $1 million! Their mother laughed when they mentioned their goal.  ‘If you can get $1,000, you should be happy.’,Continue Reading

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This past Mothers Day like always was a special day to recognize and thank our mothers for all they have done for us.  Kelly Sia, daughter to Mindy Lam took this day to celebrate giving life to her mother who gave life to her.  19-year-old Kelly donated a kidney toContinue Reading

Teachers have been and always will be superheroes who help shape the future for their students.  This is especially true for Nicole Miller, an 8 year old at Mansfield Christian School who recently received a kidney donation from her former teacher, Wendy Killian. Wendy learned about Nicole’s condition in aContinue Reading

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Noah Harrison, 19, has always made all of his gifts to his mother by hand.  Every birthday, every Christmas, and every holiday.  This year his gift was the gift of life. Two years ago, Noah’s mother, Erica Johnson was diagnosed with kidney failure.  She has suffered from years of chronicContinue Reading

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SANTA BARBARA — Every year for more than three decades, Santa Barbara City College donates a complete Thanksgiving meal for low-income, single-parent families who are enrolled in school. Throughout Wednesday morning on campus, 150 students drove up to the Thanksgiving dinner giveaway. For many, Thursday’s food festivities wouldn’t happen if itContinue Reading

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“I whip my hair back and forth!”.  No this isn’t the song by Willow Smith 🙂  This good news story is about seven students at Oak Knoll “upper school” in Summit, New Jersey.  On October 13th, seven great students donated their hair to the American Cancer Society as part ofContinue Reading