Tag: 2019

Once Starving Woman Now Feeding Others – GNSOTD Friday, Dec 27th, 2019

Megan Clarke, 29 years old, knows all too well what it’s like to go hungry. She found herself on her own as a teenager, struggling to get by on minimum wage, what they call working poor. That is poor enough that

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Mail Carrier Helping Santa And A Family This Year – GNSTOD Monday, Dec 23rd, 2019

Santa has an extra special helper this year, a mail carrier for the Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, Post Office who often delighted in answering children’s letters to Santa. Usually Melissa Stinsman takes the letters back to her home, a.k.a the “North Pole” and

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Florida Business Owner Uses Own History As Inspiration To Help – GNSOTD Friday, Dec 20th, 2019

Michael Esmond of Gulf Breeze, Florida, had fallen behind in his bills in the 1980’s, and had his power cut off. That is how he found that he could relate to those who would soon be facing the same in

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Seniors Out For A Ride – GNSOTD Thursday, Dec 19th, 2019

Good ideas can come from anywhere, at any time. Take this one idea that happened in Copenhagen in 2012, when Ole Kassow was biking to work and noticed an older man sitting outside on a bench. He began to wonder about

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UK Lotto Winner Giving Christmas Back To Neighbours – GNSOTD Wednesday, Dec 18th, 2019

42-year-old Steve Thomson, from Selsey, West Sussex, has been playing the lottery regularly for 25 years, all while working a job as a contractor. Then he became the ninth-biggest UK winner in the history of the European Lottery last month, winning a £105m Euromillions ($153 million CAD)

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Who Are The Media Nuns? – GNSOTD Tuesday, Dec 17th, 2019

It might be fitting that a group of Catholic nuns who follow St. Paul are finding new ways of promoting Christ. The patron saint of missionaries, evangelists, writers and public workers, who some might call St. Paul the Promoter, is

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Kitchener High School Feeling Positive Vibes – GNSOTD Monday, Dec 16th, 2019

High School can be a trying time for students, especially as you come toward the end of a semester, exams, and the long dark before the Christmas break. But back at the beginning of September, there was one grade-11 business class,

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Online Dog Descriptions For Blind Dog Spotter – GNSOTD Friday, Dec 13th, 2019

When a post appeared on the Dogspotting Society Facebook group, back in November, most likely didn’t think much of it. A group dedicated to discussing dogs and all things wonderful about them sees plenty of traffic on its page; but

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Doughnut Shop Yelp Review Response Goes Viral Helps Homeless Man – GNSOTD Thursday, Dec 12th, 2019

It all began when Nomad Donuts in North Park, San Diego, received a 1 star review on crowd-sourced ratings website Yelp.com. Not the first negative review the shop ever received; but the nature of it inspired a response, which in turn inspired a

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Waterloo Teen Makes Swim Club More Accessible – GNSOTD Wednesday, Dec 11th, 2019

Youth Accessibility Leader, and student at the University of Waterloo, Liliana Paroski is a former competitive swimmer who wanted to help children with autism or ADHD more easily participate in the sport. Thanks to a Federal grant she was able to do just

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