‘Shepherd’s Men’ to Honor Post-9/11 Veterans |

Good News Notes : “The Shepherd’s Men, a 10-member team of active duty, medically retired and honorably discharged servicemen and civilian patriots dedicated to raising funds and awareness for the Atlanta-based Shepherd Center’s SHARE Military Initiative, will kick off their seventh annual Shepherd’s Men Run in Arlington, Va. at the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial…

Alicia Keys Says Meditation Helped Her Become a ‘Better Mother’

Good News Notes: “Alicia Keys is opening up about how meditation has helped her as a mom. The “Girl on Fire” singer, 40, shared in an op-ed published by USA Today on Wednesday that she “became a better mother” after getting into meditation. For Keys, her “consistent spiritual practice began about six years ago” following the birth of…

Nonprofit builds beds for NRV kids in need

Good News Notes: “Across our hometowns, it’s estimated three to four percent of children ages three through 17 do not have beds to sleep in each night. Sleep in Heavenly Peace is an international nonprofit dedicated to filling that need, and Saturday, one of its newer chapters was hard at work building beds for children in the…

30 Years of Magic & Miracles at Carpe Diem Farms

Good News Notes: “It was August 15, 1997, that we closed on the property which would become Carpe Diem Farms.  Five years earlier, January 27, 1991 we received our 501(c)(3) designation from the IRS. It’s almost unbelievable to think that 30 years ago an idea, a vision, to empower individuals through life changes to see…

Israeli kidney donation nonprofit hits ‘world record-breaking’ 1,000 transplants

Good News Notes:  “Leading Israeli kidney donation nonprofit Matnat Chaim has continued the legacy of its co-founder Rabbi Yeshayahu Heber, who died at age 55 of COVID-19 last April, marking 1,000 transplants this week. “We broke an unprecedented world record,” his widow and the organization’s co-founder, Rachel Heber, said in a television interview. “I knew this was…