Diapers, food... and lovies. Backpacks stocked by American moms aim to restore some hope to children caught up in the refugee crisis.
Every Friday, she asks kids to write down the names of four students they want to sit with next week. But her real motive isn't seating charts.
Usher syndrome is making 2-year-old Becca go blind. So her dad invents toys to help her adapt to a dimming world.
"We mourned the future we thought we would share with him. We had to come to terms with a new future, also full of love, but profoundly different."
He survived Hitler. Now he's fighting a war against time, and he's counting on his grandchildren's generation to be the voice that says 'Never again.'
Cori Salchert knows her foster children are going to die, likely before adulthood, but in the meantime she's determined to give them a life full of love.
With his last breath, Scarlett Lewis's son saved lives at Sandy Hook. With her every breath, she works to spread compassion — even for his murderer.
The magical Sesame Street star tells how to get your kids to volunteer, share kindness and advocate for others on Giving Tuesday.
You can be the change you seek in the world. We're sharing a few of our favorite ideas for brightening someone's day.
A London man turned to Twitter for help in tracking a discontinued VHS tape of a 'Postman Pat' special for his son with severe autism.
The sexual assault survivor, author and activist is teaching her young daughter that no one has the right to hurt her.
With the most devastating wild fires in California history now out, it's time for wine country to rebuild. And you can help.
The "A" word had been in the back of her mind for a while, but this mom wasn't ready to say it out loud. Until now.
When Melissa Hogan learned that her son had a rare disease with no cure, she made it her mission to find one.
Overrun with Halloween candy? Here are several places that will gladly accept your child's extra Snickers — and for a good cause.
A new mom with post-pregnancy cancer penned a children's book to explain to kids what happens when a parent fights the disease.
Can they be disciplined for kneeling during the Pledge of Allegiance in their classrooms? Is it legal to throw them off their teams?
I was 12, at school three blocks from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, when the planes hit the towers and changed everything.
How to help: In the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, charities are listing their most-needed items in online wish lists.
A new program sponsored by Whirlpool found that putting washing machines in schools improved attendance rates and participation.
After discussing the Charlottesville news coverage with her son, Stacey Steinberg called her 98-year-old grandfather, a Holocaust survivor.
"I taught all of my children that all men and women are created equal... Evidently Peter has chosen to unlearn these lessons."
A special summer camp and after-school program gives children with incarcerated parents a place where they can feel like they belong.
Nearly 50 years old, Lisa Harper had given up on becoming a mom when she learned of an HIV positive orphan in Haiti who needed a family.
Why would parents encourage their kids to jump in muddy puddles and make a mess? It goes back to one little boy's wish... and Peppa Pig.
Prince Harry loves sports and loves to give back. On Friday morning, he did both.
Mila was a vibrant little girl, until the mysterious symptoms started. Now her parents are in a desperate fight against Batten disease.
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.
Parents protect their children with car seats and life jackets, so why are we worried about insulting other parents by asking about guns?
Americans are writing letters to refugee children and their families, offering a bit of hope and comfort in their darkest hours.
Arizona seventh grader Olivia Vella, 13, delivered a passionate slam poem about what it's like to be made fun of for being smart.
She thought that calling her uncle's killer had been a mistake. And then a few kind words changed everything.
Kim Smith couldn't find any dance studios that would take her daughter, who has low-functioning autism. So she started a new kind of class.
It's hard to see the images of Syrian children suffering and not want to help. Don't feel powerless. Here's how you can act.
When a principal's 5-year-old daughter was diagnosed with leukemia, his school community rallied around her favorite movie, "Trolls."
One high school girl created a club to help immigrant and refugee students find friends and fit in. And teachers see a difference.
Do this now! It's so easy! Brighten the day for hospitalized kids by sending them a cute animal valentine — and they'll also get a donation.
As a tornado approached, a mom strapped her 2-month-old daughter into her car seat and never let go, even as they were lifted into the air.
An 8-year-old survivor of bone cancer is making a sweet plea to President Trump, asking for his help with pediatric cancer research funding.
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.