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These People Donated Millions After They Died—But No One Knew They Were Rich

In life, they were humble secretaries, 
teachers, and janitors. 
When they died, they were richer 
than anyone knew—and they 
gave millions to charity.

22 Heartwarming Stories of True Friendship That Will Make You Call Your Bestie

If you’re lucky, you’ll find one person who brightens your day, lends an ear, and inspires you. RD readers share...


This Is Why Type O Is the Most Common Blood Type

The most common type of blood is being overtaken by other types. But all types are in huge demand—which is...


14 Places to Donate Your Used or Unwanted Books

Share your favorite books with those in need by donating them to these great causes.


11 of the Most Inspiring Quotes from the Dalai Lama

We rounded up some of our favorite Dalai Lama quotes that can teach every reader something new.

14 Shocking Discoveries Plumbers Have Found in Pipes

If you think pulling a hairy ball of gunk out of your shower drain is gross, wait till you see...


Rochester, NY

Rochester has a history of kindness and philanthropy that has only gotten stronger with time, as some of Rochester's most...


Westport, IN

Like something out of a black and white movie, Westport is one of those classic American small towns with chivalry...


DeRidder, LA

A military community with a rich history of being nice, fables of DeRidder's kindness stretch as far back as World...


The Nicest Places in Every State in 2018

The nicest places in America embody kindness and cooperation: Locals help out neighbors and strangers alike—and newcomers are welcomed as...


7 Ways You Can Help After a Natural Disaster

Looking to make the biggest impact during a crisis? Here’s how to help those affected by natural disasters right now.


8 Inspiring Women Who Are Changing the Lives of Women Across the World

The amazing stories of these women prove that it's possible for one person with a big idea to change the...


Kate Middleton Has an Important Message for Everyone Who Struggles with Their Mental Health

Princess Kate has teamed up with a charity to make a difference. Watch her powerful video, where she sums up...


11 Adorable Facts You Never Knew About Teddy Bears

Spoiler alert: The Teddy Roosevelt story isn't as heartwarming as you thought.


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27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear

"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."


People Shared Their Funniest Family Stories and It Got Heartwarming Real Fast

Kids—and spouses, apparently—still say the darnedest things.

4 Heartwarming True Tales of Vintage Christmas Kindness

These true stories from readers like you prove that, deep down, Christmas has always been about the joy of giving.


How a City Bus-Turned-Shower Station is Helping the Homeless Regain Their Dignity

Doniece Sandoval convinced the city of San Francisco to donate four old buses and she raised money to turn them...


7 Amazing Hero Pets

Inspiring stories on four legs: These animals prove that some furry friends can make all the difference.