Tesla founder Elon Musk has spent $150 million on charity in 2021

Good News Notes: “Elon Musk is on a philanthropy spending spree. In the months immediately after briefly becoming the world’s richest person, Musk has been transforming his profile as a philanthropist, appearing seemingly every few weeks bearing gifts — in public. That represents a departure from Musk’s penchant for privacy and his relatively thin history as a…

Leni Klum Donates 50K to Nonprofit and Plants 1K Trees for Earth Day

Good News Notes: “Leni Klum‘s modeling career may just be getting started, but she’s already using her paychecks to give back in a meaningful way. Leni, 16, who is the daughter of supermodel Heidi Klum, has partnered with the nonprofit organization Plant-for-the-Planet in honor of Earth Day. The teen donated $50,000 of her own money to the cause,…

Family Promise continues helping homeless families back on their feet

Good News Notes: “Affordable housing can be a challenge to find in Gainesville. Family Promise of Gainesville held a wellness fair Friday to celebrate families they have helped. When Shanti Broadie moved from Pennsylvania to Gainesville, she had housing set up. But after just one month, she was looking again. “I was basically homeless,” said…

Meal agencies in Ohio to receive millions in funding for elderly

Good News Notes: “When the pandemic started, the elderly stayed in their homes for fear of getting sick, so they weren’t leaving to get groceries. Meal services stepped in to provide food for them and now the government is contributing as well. The Ohio Department of Aging is giving 6 million dollars to agencies providing…

How one nonprofit helps at-risk teenage girls in DC and Montgomery Co.

Good News Notes: “Crittenton Services of Greater Washington aims to help hundreds of at-risk teenage girls across D.C. and Montgomery County, Maryland, every year — even during the pandemic. The coronavirus pandemic has been challenging for people from all walks of life and at-risk youth are no exception. “The pandemic has certainly impacted the young…

‘Blessed to be a blessing’

Good News Notes: “On Tuesday, many ‘Feed Fayette’ volunteers worked throughout the day to hand out and personally deliver food boxes to seniors, the homebound, and veterans. ‘Feed Fayette’ is provided by a relief program entitled ‘Farmers To Families.’ The Farmers to Families Food Box program is part of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP),…

NYC 12-year-old donates 200 laptops to students through GoFundMe

Good News Notes: “Daisy Hampton is just 12 years old, but she is already making a significant difference in her New York City community by donating laptops to kids in need. Hampton started a nonprofit called ‘Including You’  earlier this year as a peer-to-peer mentorship program that aims to connect kids with disabilities or face economic disparities over the internet. Now,…