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Kenny Chesney helping find a home for animals stranded in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma
TODAY kicked off its 24th annual Holiday Toy and Gift Drive — and this year we are in need of special toys for some very special children.
Nick Offerman goes to "every possible taping" of Megan Mullally's hit show, "Will & Grace."
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Baby cuddlers volunteer to soothe opioid-addicted babies and hospital staff thinks it helps the babies recover faster.
"We need to support each other and unite through that thing we have in common — motherhood."
Amid the terrible floods that struck Texas recently, there are a few bright spots we can be grateful for. This one comes with cheese.
When Amy Pounders ventured cautiously into the world of online dating, she had no way of knowing that she would meet a man who had harbored a crush on her all...
In a world where kindness is often overshadowed by bullying, teaching children to thoughtful and kind isn't easy. But parenting expert on behalf of JCPenney...
Quarterback Tom Brady recently made dreams come true with a very special visit.
In the latest edition of Everyone Has a Story, the family of Katie Hynekamp join her on TODAY to celebrate the Atlanta teen's inspiring grace and positivity...
Organ donation saved Amy Silverstein's life. Her friends provided something medicine alone could not.
6-year-old Isaac Estes was able to enjoy a restaurant meal for the first time in his life, thanks to a very special restaurant.
The "New Kids on the Block" star left a huge tip at a Waffle House in Charlotte, North Carolina — but his generosity didn't stop there.
Author SQuire Rushnell and his wife Louise DuArt have collaborated on a 10th book in the Godwink series, "The Godwink Effect." On TODAY they look back at seemingly...
Author SQuire Rushnell returns to share another remarkable true story with Kathie Lee and Hoda, this one about a mom who came across a decades-old memento of...
In the latest edition of Everyone Has a Story, 13-year-old Trevor Harris, who has been living with Tourette's syndrome, visited TODAY with his family to talk...
Americans are writing letters to refugee children and their families, offering a bit of hope and comfort in their darkest hours.
Best friends Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck trekked over 500 miles across Spain - with Gray pushing Skeesuck in his wheelchair the entire way.
She thought that calling her uncle's killer had been a mistake. And then a few kind words changed everything.
See what inspired a stranger to start a GoFundMe page to help pay for a Popeyes employee's nursing school.
Upon learning how this Illinois waiter helps a regular customer, the internet's collective heart broke.
A nonprofit program that trains service dogs for military veterans has also benefited prison inmates, who are thankful for the opportunity.
After falling in love with a sick cat, the family decided to adopt her to teach their kids a lesson about the beauty in life's difficulties.
A small-business owner in Texas helped a homeless man by giving him a place to live and a job while also raising money for his future.
Steven Alexander posted a sweet love letter to his wife, Jordan, to recount the story behind a photo that went viral last year.
Anyone who thinks Republicans and Democrats can't get along needs to look at the friendship between George W. Bush and Michelle Obama.
Strangers helped raise nearly $4,000 to help a man who walks 15 miles to work every day after a local police officer showed his admiration for his dedication. ...
Weeks after her dad was diagnosed with cancer, Alyssa Kamm walked down the aisle with him thanks to generous wedding vendors.
Big Bird is on TODAY about his favorite thing: helping others! You can go to YellowFeatherFund.org to learn more about Big Bird's initiative to help children...
Kathie Lee and Hoda are loving this selfless little boy who decided to set up a lemonade stand to help kids in need. In the words of Kathie Lee, "What a beautiful...
It's not that Jade Rouzeau has anything against Chihuahuas or cocker spaniels. She just prefers renting to families with pit bulls.
A man dying of cancer will see his dream come true when his 2-year-old son receives a kidney, curing the toddler of a rare disease.
Baby calves are cute, and babies are adorable, but when you put them together, it's almost too much to handle.
At the age of 12, Kylie Myers was diagnosed with metastatic bone cancer. While undergoing radiation, she asked for a kitten.
A heartwarming bond between mailman Jeff Kramer and a black Labrador named Tashi proves that mail carriers and dogs can get along just fine.
Volunteer cuddlers hold babies experiencing opioid withdrawal; the cuddling often means babies need less medication and go home sooner.
A 17-year-old terminally ill girl from Canada is spreading acts of kindness worldwide through her hashtag, #BeccaToldMeTo.