Best of America

Richard Reisner: Fun on the Slopes with Vermont Adaptive
Richard Reisner: Fun on the Slopes with Vermont Adaptive

Richard Reisner lends more than a hand at Vermont Adaptive Ski & Sports, a nonprofit dedicated to… >>

Grief Relief: The National Students of Ailing Mothers and Fathers Support Network
Grief Relief: The National Students of Ailing Mothers and Fathers Support Network

“This organization,” says David, “is about being there for one another. Every time I see… >>

Quenching a Thirst in Kathungu
Quenching a Thirst in Kathungu

H2O for Life is doing its part to remedy the global water crisis, one school at a time. >>

Bob Haverstick: The Wish Master for the Greatest Generation
Bob Haverstick: The Wish Master for the Greatest Generation

Making wishes come true for senior citizens and terminally ill adults around the country. >>

Best Road Trip
Best Road Trip

Tyler Kellog drove more than 3,000 miles last year. His goal? Help as many people as he could. >>

Best Lawn Guys
Best Lawn Guys

A group of dedicated volunteers help maintain Arlington National Cemetery. >>

Best Big Dog
Best Big Dog

Meet Giant George, a truly great Great Dane. >>

Best Anti-Ponzi Scheme
Best Anti-Ponzi Scheme

CEO Robert Lappin lost millions of dollars in the Bernie Madoff scandal. But his main concern was… >>

10 Reasons to Love Our Country
10 Reasons to Love Our Country

What makes America so great? Discover our country's strength, spirit and goodness through these… >>

8 People, Places and Things We Love About America
8 People, Places and Things We Love About America

From amazing people and rich history to fabulous foodstuff and one-of-a-kind parades, check out… >>

Best of America: Readers' Choice 2010
Best of America: Readers’ Choice 2010

We asked 1,100 readers to vote for their favorite “only in America” oddities. Here we present… >>

Aurura, IL: the Festival of Lights
Aurura, IL: the Festival of Lights

Aurora's holiday Festival of Lights is the town's showpiece -- find out how a Reader's Diget We… >>

Greensboro, NC: Supporting Non-Profits
Greensboro, NC: Supporting Non-Profits

Find how how winning $10,000 from the Reader's Digest We Hear You America campaign allowed… >>

Albion, MI: Reviving a Theater and Hosting Youth Activities
Albion, MI: Reviving a Theater and Hosting Youth Activities

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>

Edinburg, VA: Restoring the Mill
Edinburg, VA: Restoring the Mill

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>

St. Johns, MI: Setting Up a Spray Park
St. Johns, MI: Setting Up a Spray Park

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>

Jacksonville, IL: Celebrating the Fourth of July
Jacksonville, IL: Celebrating the Fourth of July

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>

Manchester, NH: Refurbishing a Community Art Gallery
Manchester, NH: Refurbishing a Community Art Gallery

In 2011, residents of more than 50% of the cities, towns and villages in the U.S. cast their votes… >>

Best of America: He Delivers to the Blind
Best of America: He Delivers to the Blind

In his spare time, this former FedEx pilot helps distribute cures for blindness around the globe. >>

Best Highway Helper
Best Highway Helper

Stopping and helping others is this man's self-satisfying vocation. >>