All tagged social good

Friday Good News Roundup: February 10, 2017

This Good News Roundup is for the environmentally conscious human that hates paying utility bills. The good news is, you don't have to! Or, at least there's a totally legal way around it, and it's not a bad option. Also, Lush Cosmetics is keeping farmers in Japan afloat during tough times, and if you hate your job, there's an awesome opportunity you're not going to believe is real. 

Friday Good News Roundup: February 3, 2017

In case you missed it, activism is officially the new sexy, and we’re expecting Super Bowl commercials to be rated X, Boy Scouts are now allowing transgender scouts into their club, and a new nonprofit is helping get the homeless community “back on their feet” through running.

Friday Good News Roundup: January 27, 2017

What a week! If you’re looking for some good news, you should know that “baby boxes” that help prevent sudden infant death syndrome in babies are coming to America, there’s an app that’s letting African small businesses raise money, and a 9-year-old is helping Chicago’s homeless from the back of a pickup truck. 

Friday Good News Roundup: January 20, 2017

Do you need some good news going into the weekend? Read Obama’s farewell—it’s a love letter to America. Also, three brothers made some beautiful sculptures out of snow to raise money for clean water, a six-year-old set up a free toy stand for the less fortunate, and a 101-year-old woman shares the secret to a long life. 

If you want good news heading into your weekend, you should know two Afghan boys (with the same last name and different families) got the happy endings they were hoping for this holiday season, a London firm is hiring an emoji translator (because that’s a thing now), and we have 5 easy ways to make yourself more likable, which might come in handy when you’re trying to score that promotion in 2017.

Good News of the Week: December 9, 2016

If you’re in need of some good news this weekend, a Muslim-owned restaurant announced it will serve free Christmas dinner to those in need, Mike Pence’s strong-legged doppelgänger is raising money for the LGBTQ community, and there’s a new invention that’s helping people with Parkinson’s Disease.  

Friday Good News Roundup: November 18, 2016

In case you’re craving some good news going into the weekend, pushy moms in New York or helping underprivileged students get into 4-year colleges, Burlington is America’s first all-renewable-energy city, and Facebook’s new social good forum lets you easily donate to people or communities in need.