Not wanting to run up more debt, 21-year-old Cayla Chandara was working double shifts as a waitress, trying to pay off college loans before returning to school to finish her education. Two customers struck up a conversation, and Chandara told them about school and her dreams for the future. They
Emilia Flores, a restaurant owner in Dallas, Texas, set up a “Take one, leave one” coat rack for the homeless. The rack, located outside her place of business, makes available free coats, hats, and scarves during frigid weather. “This is a way of people not being embarrassed about asking,” Flores
What do most people do with all of their retirement and pension money? I think you have a pretty good idea, but Estella Pyfrom did something different. She took $900,000 from her retirement funds and put it into “The Brilliant Bus”. This mobile learning center that she tags “The Brilliant
What do 40,000 marathon runners do when their race is cancelled? This was the question that many were asking when the long anticipated NYC marathon was cancelled due to Hurricane Sandy. The hurricane left millions without power and heat during a time of year when the temperature has started dropping.