This Man Jumped Off a Bridge to Save a Child After a Car Accident
A car crashes on a bridge and a child is catapulted into the water below. Who will save her?
These Teens Serve on the Front Lines of Their Local Fire Department
In an unexpected turn of events, these teenagers went from math class to answering ambulance calls.
These Volunteers Risked Their Lives to Save 2,000 Animals from War-Torn Ukraine
Amid constant danger, volunteers at a Ukraine pet shelter are making sure no animal is left behind.
This Pediatric Social Worker Creates Dolls That Represent Every Kind of Child
Amy Jandrisevits believes that representation matters—and that all kids should have a doll that looks like them.
This Town’s Most Famous Resident Is a Pink Pig Named Ernestine
When Joanne Clayton spotted a stray animal near her home in Illinois, she had no idea how important it would...
This Cyclist Has Given More Than 450 Adaptive Bikes to Children in Need
The idea for the McLindon Family Foundation began with one thoughtful act of kindness.
This Father and Son Saved a Fisherman After He Fell Overboard
There was no one aboard the pleasure craft that almost T-boned them. So a father and son went fishing for...
These 8 Chance Encounters with Kind Strangers Will Warm Your Heart
Readers share their accounts of kind people who helped them when they needed it the most.
These Neighbors Rushed to Help a Man and His Son After They Fell Into a Well
A father's worst nightmare came true when his child fell down a well. After jumping in after his son, he...
Welcoming Ukrainian Refugees: 13 Stories That Will Renew Your Faith in Humanity
Instead of waiting to figure out the "right" way to help, these people jumped into action to help Ukrainian refugees...
How These Readers Found a Silver Lining During the Pandemic
If you wish you’d had a fast-forward button to push in March 2020, you’re not alone. But some readers...
30 Stories About the Touching Kindness of Strangers That’ll Make You Tear Up
We asked readers for firsthand accounts of compassion. Here are 30 stories on kindness that touched your lives—and our hearts.
This Barbecue Restaurant Owner Donates Cars to Those in Need
“He handed me the keys and didn’t ask for anything.”
This Elementary School Teacher Pledges to Donate One Million Books
“I wanted to do something that’s going to stretch my faith, my work ethic, my everything.”
Here’s How a Group of Strangers With the Same Name Started a Virtual Band—And Friendships to L...
Four men with the same name who all love making music? Baltimore Paul had an idea. Wouldn’t it be funny,...
A Child Lost Her Beloved Baseball Cards in a Wildfire, So a Stranger Stepped Up to the Plate to Help
A longtime baseball card collector seizes the opportunity to do good after a destructive wildfire.
This Veterinarian Helps Pets of Homeless People Out of His Own Pocket
A California veterinarian makes house calls to pet owners who have no place to call home.
Mitch Albom on What It Means to Be a Real Father to a Special Orphan
What is a real father? An orphan in Haiti teaches bestselling author Mitch Albom a wonderful new definition.
Meet the Pitbull Who Became Her Family’s Caretaker
"At that moment, Emmy Lou came up to me and put my whole wrist in her mouth. She was hugging...
After This Man Rescued a Cow from a Dairy Farm, the Two Developed the Most Unbelievable Friendship
Meet Ryan and his 1,000-pound bestie: Jenna the cow. She's brought joy to his life—and also brought him together...
This Rescue Dog Helps His Owner Nurse Baby Hummingbirds Back to Health
You don't have to be from the same species to be kindred spirits.
How an 18-Year-Old Helped Save a Hiker Who Fell 75 Feet Off a Mountain Cliff
An 18-year-old went on a hike with his mom—and returned home a hero. Here's how his quick actions saved...
When the World Shut Down, This 9-Year-Old Created an Unlikely Bond with 6 Chickens
In a time of isolation from the rest of the world, this little girl found friendship in her family’s new...