Tag: Friday

8-Year-Old Helping First-Responders, Single Moms, and Hungry – GNSOTD Fri, Aug 7th 2020

A young boy in Conway, South Carolina, is making a big difference in his community, one act of kindness at a time. 8 year-old Greyson Winfield has found a way to help out busy first responders, single mothers, and the

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Oakland Youth Organization Provides Food To Community – GNSOTD Fri, July 31st 2020

Before COVID-19, the Homies Empowerment Program, a grassroots, youth and community organization located in East Oakland, operated as an independent after school program. More than a year ago, the program started a storefront and provided books and clothes for their

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Shop Owner Gives Gift To Student – GNSOTD Fri, July 24th 2020

Two weeks ago at the family owned Remarkable Cleanouts, a thift store in Massachusetts, a young man came in and asked if he could play the piano they had on display. One of the workers there said yes and then

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Woodworker Crafts Chairs For Charities – GNSOTD Fri, July 17th 2020

Bob Bement, of Kaysville, Utah, has been working with wood for decades. It is something that he calls a good hobby. Bob has made shelves, toys, furniture, and more. Right now he is still making furniture, but a special sort;

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Restaurant Pays It Forward During Pandemic – GNSOTD Fri, July 10th 2020

Jack Srebnik and Ellen Spencer are business partners who run The Slice, a New York style pizzeria, in Rancho Mirage in California. When the pandemic hit the Coachella Valley, Jack and Ellen knew they wanted to help feed the people

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Gloves Can Translate ASL Real Time – GNSOTD Fri, July 3rd 2020

A team of UCLA scientists announced they have developed a glove that uses an app to translate American Sign Language into speech in real time. This could open up entire new avenues of communication for ASL users. According to the

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Heat Warning Remains In Effect Fri, July 3rd 2020

Environment Canada issued a Heat Warning on Thursday, which remains in effect and is expected to through the weekend and early next week as a prolonged period of heat is upon us. The Warning reads: A prolonged period of hot

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Honeybee Population Has Better Winter Survey Shows – GNSOTD Fri, June 26th 2020

Honeybees had a better year than most, recently, according to a survey done by the Bee Informed Partnership (BIP; beeinformed.org); who perform annual surveys of managed honey bee colonies by 3,377 beekeepers collectively managing 276,832 colonies which represents 9.9% of

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Dad Jokes Bring Joy To Community – GNSOTD Fri, June 19th 2020

Tom Schruben, from Kensington, Maryland was feeling a little glum, as many of us are. He’s a self-employed worker in the environmental field who was ordered to stay at home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus and that will make just

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Nurses Voices Lift In Song To Lift Spirits – GNSOTD Fri, June 12th 2020

In Nashville, Tennessee, Nurses have been providing palliative care at Vanderbilt University Medical Center all through this pandemic. Palliative care is hard at the best of times, but when the patients families are unable to come see them due to

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