Omaha-metro nonprofit and recycle center team up for electronic drop-off

Good News Notes: “ A steady stream of cars rolled through the parking lot at Dingman’s Collison Center near 144th and Industrial Road Saturday morning. The contents, unused electronics, laptops, computers, cell phones, tablets, and more were turned over to Nebraska Recycles and the Open Door Mission. Nearly 10,000 pounds of old equipment that won’t end up in…

Christian veteran’s nonprofit helps save 8 lives from Taliban terror

Good News Notes: “As NGOs and U.S. forces continue to race to get Americans and Afghan allies to safety ahead of the Biden administration’s Aug. 31 deadline in Afghanistan, one faith-based nonprofit helped evacuate an at-risk family of eight Christians from the chaos in Kabul. “I’m thankful for everyone involved,” All Things Possible founder Victor Marx told Fox News Friday. “We may be running…

Increasing Farm Productivity in Zimbabwe

Good News Notes: “Kwite village, in the Matabeleland South province of Zimbabwe, is right in the middle of the country’s cattle belt. Most rural farmers in this area own a few head of cattle as well as grow crops. The cattle are like walking banks for small-scale cattle farmers, and losing one means losing a large portion…

Living Well: New Technology helps Baptist Health treat chronic pain

Good News Notes: “The CDC says 20% of all adults have suffered from chronic pain sometime within the last three months.  One in three people over age 65 struggle with it regularly.  A breakthrough technology at Baptist Health is allowing people with chronic pain the ability to feel better again. 80-year-old Robert Kelly of Clarendon…

Tennessee State student donates shoes to Louisville nonprofits

Good News Notes: “A Ballard High School alum is back in town for the summer and he didn’t return empty-handed. Trevon Davidson, a student at Tennessee State University, has been collecting shoes since January. When he came home to Louisville, he donated them to local organizations like the Clothing Assistance Program for Jefferson County Public Schools and…

Magnificent Roman-era building unearthed under Israel’s Western Wall

Good News Notes: “Inside the tunnels beneath the Western Wall in Israel, archaeologists have uncovered the final parts of an elaborate building that may have been used as a reception area for members of Jerusalem’s local council and their guests on their journey to Temple Mount.  The building consists of two hallways that were connected by…

He Lost Nearly Everything To Addiction. Then An Arrest Changed His Life

Good News Notes: “Heroin started rewiring and taking control of Will’s brain in the early 2000s, as he turned 40. “Back then, if you used drugs people didn’t want anything to do with you,” Will recalls. “People gave up on me.” Will lost almost everything: jobs, his driver’s license, his car, his marriage and his…