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What a Homeless Man Taught Me About Leadership

It was the second day in a row I passed by a man sitting on the sidewalk on Broadway in front of a now closed restaurant near my office in New York City. The first day he asked me if I had any money. I was in a rush to meet someone so I politely said no, but told him I hoped he stayed warm. The …

SA man harnesses Neknominate craze to do good

Advertisement<p>A South African man has attempted to harness the popularity of the latest social media craze to do some good.<p>Neknominate - the online …

Destitute Man With Cancer Who Had To Resort To Panhandling Thanks Generous Donors

Scott Murray, 52, never thought he would have to beg strangers for money. But when the cancer patient could no longer afford to feed himself, he simply had no other choice.<p>Murray is currently battling his third round of non-Hodgkins lymphoma since he was first diagnosed with the disease back in …

Savanna Studios' Modular Pixel Planter Also Features a Fan to Draw In Polluted Air

Can an art project improve indoor air quality, educate young people, and create healthier classrooms? That’s what Des Moines startup Savanna Studios …

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When Rickey Clark's boss at the Larchwood Inn asked him to help her with a furniture pick-up, it was all a ruse.<p>They pulled into The Foreign Aid, 574 …

Social media challenge inspires random acts of kindness

CALGARY- A simple social media challenge inspired by a woman’s huge loss is gaining momentum—and having an incredible impact.<p>Danielle Stewart’s …

Iowa Businessman Jonnie Wright Pretends To Be Homeless, Reminds Us Of The Power Of Giving (VIDEO)

Standing in the freezing cold on the side of an Iowa road, Jonnie Wright wore a sign that asked passersby for money. It was Christmas Eve and he was on a mission to spread some holiday cheer.<p>A businessman, Wright is neither homeless nor poor. But there he was, on Dec. 24, dressed in a shabby …

Keep a fellow New Yorker warm this winter by donating your used coats

90% of NYC’s homeless will rely on a donated coat this winter to keep from freezing. If you have outerwear to spare, give a fellow New Yorker the …

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Hedge Fund Millionaire Robert Wilson Dies After Reported Suicide

He was 86.<p>Sources told the Post that Wilson, who left a note before jumping at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, suffered a stroke a few months prior.<p>Wilson was relatively low profile, but amassed an $800 million fortune by the year 2000, which he then proceeded to donate away (especially to environmental and …

Filmmaker Was Given $25,000 To Make A Promo Video For ‘Walter Mitty’ But He Used It To Help Typhoon Victims Instead

Indie Filmmaker Casey Neistat was offered $25,000 of Twentieth Century Fox's advertising budget money to create a promotional video with the theme "live your dreams" for the upcoming Ben Stiller movie, "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."<p>Neistat accepted the challenge, but there was a catch -- he …

Las Vegas Cabbie Turns In $300,000 Left In Back Seat

Gerardo Gamboa discovered the cash inside a bag that an unidentified passenger left behind in the taxi's back seat early Monday after a successful night of gambling, the newspaper reported.<p>Gamboa's employer, Yellow Checker Star Transportation, later rewarded the cabbie for his rectitude by giving …

'When You Get, You Have To Give' — One Heroic Sandy Hook Teacher Wants To Help Kids Pay It Forward

That's the motto of a new charity - Classes 4 Classes was started this year - that encourages students to give back by sponsoring kids in other classrooms all over the United States by raising money and resources.<p>Kaitlin Roig-Debellis, who gave that first harrowing interview to Diane Sawyer just …

Busboy's mom throws iPad in fire, customer buys him new one

Has anyone performed a random act of kindness for you? Lately? Ever?<p>It could be because your mom isn't quite sure what an iPad looks like.<p>Clay Lawson's mom, you see, appears to think it looks very much like any other piece of cardboard. Which is why she tossed what she thought was just a stack of …

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Burglars Return Stolen Computers To Nonprofit With Heartfelt Apology Note (PHOTO)

When burglars in San Bernardino County, Calif., realized the computers they'd stolen were from a nonprofit that helps victims of sexual violence, they returned them -- along with an apology note that may restore your faith in humanity.<p><b>(Story Continues Below)</b><p>The thieves broke into the San Bernardino …

Olivet Middle School Football Players Create Secret Play For Teammate With Disabilities

Jocks don't have a reputation for always being nice to the little guy. But this middle school football team went above and beyond for a teammate, and their plan to lift up a student with behavioral and learning disabilities is an amazing example of kids' kindness.<p>For weeks this season, the Olivet, …

Man Picks Up Restaurant Tab After Overhearing Strangers Getting Diagnosis (PHOTO)

A waiter at a Boston-area restaurant witnessed an act of kindness on Tuesday night that's warmed hearts across the internet.<p>"While waiting tables tonight, a mother and daughter started crying mid-meal. I had no idea what happened until a single guy at the table next to them handed me this note …

Off the grid: Walgreens opens self-powered pharmacy of the future

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San Francisco Turns Into Gotham To Make A 5-Year-Old's Dream Come True And It's The Most Heartwarming Thing You'll See All Year

Last week, we wrote about the Make-A-Wish foundation giving 5-year-old Miles, who is battling Leukemia, the chance to fight crime as his favorite superhero. Friday, Nov. 15, San Francisco was transformed into Batman's hometown of Gotham where Miles has been taking down some of the Bat's biggest …

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Watch a banker rescue baby ducklings as they fall from a ledge

Somehow we missed this 2009 video, in which banker Joel Armstrong stands under a ledge catching ducklings as they jump off, helping them safely to …

Baby Pics Can Diagnose Deadly Cancer

Like most parents, Bryan Shaw snapped unending pictures of his new son Noah. But when the baby was just a few months old, Shaw’s wife Elizabeth started to notice something odd about the pictures: in them, one of Noah’s eyes appeared milky-white instead of red.<p>When his wife approached him with the …

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16-Year-Old Malala Yousafzai Leaves Jon Stewart Speechless With Comment About Pacifism

<i>Editor's note [6/18/2015]: Pakistani activist and 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai will appear on the Daily Show for the second time on June 18, 2015, at 11 ET.</i><p>Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year-old Pakistani advocate for womens rights and access to education, appeared on the Daily Show …

8-year-old raises money for families in need of clean water | Marion County Record | Sept. 19, 2013

With help from her family, 8-year-old Sadie Lange set up a lemonade stand in front of her house Saturday and raised $602.36 for people living in …

How to Practice Random Acts of Kindness

Random acts of kindness are deliberate attempts to brighten another person's day by doing something thoughtful, nice, and caring. While the …