A Minnesota couple — who at one time lived on discarded food — quietly put a personal check for $500,000 into a Salvation Army kettle.
"It makes my heart feel good to do it, and help a little bit," George Dimopoulos, who came to the U.S. at the age of 23 from his native Greece, said.
When Izabella Edds first rode a bike, she told her grandmother that she felt like a star.
Braden Gandee had a simple dream: to play at recess alongside his classmates.
The British royal joined first lady Michelle Obama to visit wounded veterans in Virginia today, saying his two deployments in Afghanistan "changed the direction of my life."
Most children want to dress up for Halloween, but for those confined to wheelchairs, it isn't always that simple.
For an hour or more — with the help of costumes, sets, and actors — make-believe becomes real.
Detroit was having trouble finding local recruits to bolster the ranks of their fire department, until the mayor and the fire commissioner had an idea to tap into local schools.
When Braden Stoneburner's neighbors became trapped in their homes after historic flooding, he quietly sprang into action with his small boat to help.
Like all good barbers, Courtney Holmes is a good listener.
The matinee crowd was anything but typical, as the New York Yankees paid a visit to The Prospector Theater to recognize one theater's incredible off-screen mission.
A fly-fishing retreat in the wilds of Wyoming hosts a group of women who are looking to improve their quality of life after surviving cancer.
One couple decided to walk down the aisle just a year after they first said "I do" all because the bride doesn't remember a single thing about it.
Zion knows he may have been cursed with an infection that led to the amputation of his hands-- and feet-- but was blessed with a great mom.
Matthew Flores had no books at home and no money for bus fare to the library, so he turned to his mailman for junk mail to read - what happened next went viral.
A HistoriCorps volunteer works on the side of a project in Colorado.
Adoption attorney Gene Balloun, who has parented 29 of his own foster children, has spent his life uniting hundreds of children with families who want them.
The man who helped turn Trader Joe's into a phenomenon has a new retail concept that could bridge two pressing issues - food waste and hunger.
America's "favorite pastime" is establishing a level of trust between the youths of Englewood, Chicago
and the police -- who want a positive image.
Ask 8-year-old Zeke Ortiz what he wants to be when he grows up, and he'll answer without hesitation — a pro basketball player.
Days after a crime that was intended to pit neighbor against neighbor, thousands in Charleston showed they would not be divided.
When 6-year-old Ryan McGuire lost his friend Danny Nickerson to brain cancer, he wanted to find a way to honor him and fight the disease.