The city of Clarkston, Georgia, is a destination for international refugees that packs 40 nationalities speaking 60 languages into the town's 1.4 square miles....
The final wish of a retired teacher before she died from cancer was fulfilled at her funeral with donations of backpacks and supplies for needy students.
One passenger called it a "beautiful reminder" of the good in the world.
Marvella has brighter days ahead of her!
A bride used her bouquet toss to help her younger brother surprise his girlfriend with an engagement ring at her wedding reception.
Gregory, a 2-year-old beagle who had been scheduled to be put down, couldn't keep his paws off his savior on the way home.
Beau Tox, a sweet yellow Lab with a sunken cranium and close-set eyes, has a new lease on life thanks to a compassionate animal lover.
Toby the cat walked 12 miles back to his original family after they gave him away, but they still didn't want him. Now he's found a new, loving home.
Lillian Grant received a precious gift for her 103rd birthday after losing her beloved cat, Sammy, over a year ago.
There are plenty of ways you — and your family — can volunteer in your neighborhood
As our Neighbors Helping Neighbors series continues to spotlight people making a difference in their communities, TODAY's Al Roker heads to Buffalo to meet...
As our Neighbors Helping Neighbors series continues to spotlight people making a difference in their communities, TODAY's Sheinelle Jones sits down with chef...
Launching Neighbors Helping Neighbors, TODAY's Jenna Bush Hager heads to the Sunnyside Equestrian Center in New Jersey, where a volunteer mom has gotten involved...
When Perry Martin received a phone call from his veterinarian telling him that his missing cat was alive, he was shocked. Thomas Jr. had been lost for 14 years....
The dancing, singing and cuddling help shelter animals feel safe, loved and calm as they wake up from anesthesia.
Smiley died in October after battling cancer, but his family is doing all they can to keep his legacy alive, starting with a blind puppy rescue and a statue....
Millie Bobby Brown and Gaten Matarazzo tweeted support for Aaron Alambat after his classmates didn't show up for his "Stranger Things"-themed birthday party....
TODAY is looking to shine a light on a dedicated volunteer whose work is making a difference and bringing happiness into others' lives.
Despite the cruelty inflicted on her, Emerald is a happy dog who loves people. Law enforcement is looking for help finding who hurt the 9-month-old puppy.
A Chick-fil-A cashier from Lubbock, Texas went above and beyond to return $3 to one grateful diner.
Lewis Jimenez adopted Titus from a shelter but had to return the dog as his breed became increasingly unwelcome at his apartment complex. Now, they're reunited....
Steven Crocker is turning a broken engagement into something positive, by offering a free engagement ring to a couple "so in love" who can't afford it.
Chairs that would otherwise end up in the trash are getting a second life helping shelter dogs feel at home until they get adopted.
Helena is what's known as a "Velcro dog" who always wants to be close to the ones she loves.
Jaxon only loves one toy: a green plush alligator with big eyes and two pointed teeth. When PetSmart discontinued it, the dog's owner panicked.
Students at an Arlington, Texas, school were surprised and excited to find their bathrooms decorated with inspirational quotes.
Daisy's family worried she'd never adjust to eating and drinking in the dog-shaped high chair that her dad and brother made. They're no longer concerned.
The high-profile attorney joins other celebs who have donated and spoken out in support of the students.
If you feel inspired to support the victims' families or those healing from their wounds, there are concrete ways to help.
Malcolm Alexander spent decades in prison for a crime he didn't commit. With the Innocence Project's help, he went home — along with a dog named Innocent.
Kim Mozena Rezac decided to take Regan home from the shelter after the dog's previous owner died. The animal "held" her hand for the whole 2 1/2-hour drive....
Chad Olds, an animal control officer, used to be a professional musician. Now, he's using his creative talents to serenade dogs at a North Carolina shelter....
River the puppy now lives with police officer Kera Cantrell, who dresses the dog warmly in onesies, and wraps her in blankets.
A 5-year-old girl whose military father died in an accident last year was accompanied to her school's daddy-daughter dance by a fellow soldier.
Sting the dog was all alone at the library with no one there to read to him. That's all changed now!
Six-month-old Bradley may be an orphan, but he's hopping right along!
The "Fixer Upper" couple teamed up with Tim Tebow to do more than a home remodeling job; they helped raise money to pay off the mortgage of a family in need....
Rescued when he was about 8 weeks old, the orphaned beaver now lives with Brigette Brouillard of Second Chances Wildlife Center in Kentucky.
Smokey the dog is safe thanks to Atlanta police officers. And now he's up for adoption!
The "Jackass" star bonded with a stray dog while filming abroad. Now he and his new traveling companion, Wendy, are friends for life.
Duke was found tied to a tree in a Baltimore park last Sunday with a heartbreaking note. Now, adoption applications are pouring in for the abandoned dog.
Surrounded by friends and family, Courtney Gessford was covered in every single puppy that a California animal shelter had.