Habitat for Humanity finds success in helping families buy homes.
Her students examined topics including domestic abuse, poverty, the mistreatment of immigrants and gang violence.
Camp Kesem, which is organized and run by 65 student volunteers, is for kids who have been affected by a parent's cancer.
Her tenure included helping 681 families buy homes, opening two Habitat Restores, and repairing and painting nearly 1,500 homes through its national trailblazing Brush With Kindness program.
A dog named Jack got stuck in an underground pipe in southwest Missouri and was there for days — as many as eight — before he was rescued by firefighters.
People across the country have hailed James Shaw's courage, calling him a hero and writing notes of admiration on the GoFundMe page he started hours after the shooting.
The moment was captured by Denise Wilson, who was heading home from her retail job and saw the pair doing homework. She posted the photo on Facebook.
It took a heart attack in 2005 for Bruce Hollywood to set out to find his birth mother, something his adoptive mother had encouraged him to do.
The idea is to paint a picture of potential professions for boys and girls who might consider their future already in jeopardy.
Christopher Lawrence lost his leg to a bomb in Iraq, but he's now working the beat as a police officer.
The Kids In Need Foundation provides school supplies and a sense of normalcy for kids.
In 1980, Renee Rosenblum-Lowden, 77, taught sixth grade at Brooklyn's I.S. 318. Carter, a shy and avid reader, was one of her standout students.
Jessica Harris started K9 Salute to recognize the sacrifice of police canines and donate to organizations that support these service dogs.
Austin, the birthplace of Spam, is on a mission to embrace kids with autism.
Julia "Hurricane" Hawkins, who is 102 years old, set the world record for the 60-meter dash in the women's 100-plus age competition.
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A growing movement of nonprofit talent hunters and advisers is seeking to raise the ambitions of disadvantaged students and connect them with premier colleges.
A South Carolina troop sold 1,013 boxes of cookies to be donated to the military personnel aboard the USS New York.
The unusual feat is not without precedent — but it remains astounding considering the record-low acceptance rates at some of the schools.
Maia Haag is the author of 40 titles under her publishing company, I See Me, that can be personalized for any child. And now, any dog.
Harold Holland and Lillian Barnes married other people after their divorce, but they stayed in touch with each other, mostly about their children.