Today’s Good News: Family Dog Saves Them From Bear

  A family on a hike in Alaska was about to be attacked by a bear when their dog stepped in to save them. The Bates family’s German shepherd, Sally, protected them by putting herself between the bear and them. Three teenage girls in Ireland spent three months in lockdown working on an app called Memory Haven that helps […]

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Today’s Good News: 5 Year Old Finds Zoo’s Missing Lemur

  A missing ring-tailed lemur has been returned to the San Francisco Zoo, thanks to a five-year-old boy. It’s believed the endangered animal was stolen from its enclosure, but James Trinh spotted Maki the Lemur near a church and told his mom to “Call the zookeeper!” Maki was found in good health and is now back at home in the […]

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Today’s Good News: 93 Year Old Finally Gets Diploma

  A 93-year-old woman who had to leave high school to get a job has finally gotten her diploma. Eileen Delaney’s family surprised her with the diploma for her birthday, just 75 years after she would’ve earned it with the class of 1945. She was completely surprised to receive it and her daughter Maureen says, “There was not […]

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Today’s Good News: Group Helps Seniors Adopt Pets

  The group Pets for the Elderly covers adoption fees for seniors.  And they’re expanding because of the pandemic.  Since 1992, they’ve helped adopt almost 100,000 pets in 34 states.  And now they’re aiming to be in all 50 states by the end of the year. A group called the Fixit Clinic helps people repair their old appliances and […]

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Today’s Good News: First Responders Mowed Lawn For Sick Vet

  A group of first responders in Florida went above the call of duty to help an elderly Army veteran suffering from heat exhaustion while doing yard work. After treating the 80-year-old, members of the Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue really got to work. The crew finished mowing the grass and got the job done for him. […]

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Today’s Good News: Driver Donates Truck Full Of Soup

  A truck driver paid it forward when he found himself with a load of soup he couldn’t deliver in Idaho. The Boise Police Department got a call from a trucker, who asked who could use a food donation. They directed him to a nonprofit that feeds the city’s homeless and he gave them thousands of cans […]

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Today’s Good News: Younger Volunteers At Polling Places

Most of the volunteers who work the polls in elections are over 60, which is a high-risk group for COVID-19.  So someone launched a website called Power the Polls to get more volunteers.  They were hoping 250,000 people would sign up across the U.S., and they’ve gotten about TWICE that many.  Most are younger, between 18 and 35. A […]

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80-Year-Old Modesto Man Becomes Life-Saving Hero … Again

A California man rescued a man who was trapped in his car after driving into a canal. Steve Montelongo saved the man’s life and it’s not the first time the 80 year old has been a hero. Years ago, he rescued a couple from a house that exploded. An off-duty volunteer firefighter saved a girl trapped inside a house […]

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Soldier Reunites With Special Dog She Found Serving Overseas

While serving in Kosovo with the Oregon Army National Guard, Sergeant Erin Guthrie fell in love with a stray dog she found there. He gave the 28-year-old a sense of peace and helped her cope with being away from home. A group called Paws of War worked to bring the dog here for Guthrie and they’re both thrilled. […]

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