How sportscar ace Habsburg is speeding to save trees in 2021

Good News Notes: “Racing is something I’ve been doing intensely for the past 12 years since I started karting when I was 11. In that period of my life, I had school that I had to complete until I was 17, and then after that I was just fully focusing on racing all the way….

Michigan nonprofit to house hundreds of unaccompanied migrant children

Good News Notes: “An Albion nonprofit that specializes in residential programs and child behavioral health programs will house up to 240 unaccompanied migrant children from the southern border. Starr Commonwealth said it is opening its campus in Albion after an urgent request from the U.S. federal government. The plan, according to Starr Commonwealth, is to…

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…

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…

Bend wildlife hospital releases recovered great gray owl back into the wild

Good News Notes: “Bend wildlife hospital and conservation center Think Wild said Monday it has released a great gray owl back into the wild after the successful rehabilitation and treatment of its injuries following a window strike. The owl, an Oregon Conservation Strategy Species, suffered from an eye injury when it struck a window in…

4 Urban Gardens In Mumbai

Good News Notes: “With our cities choc-a-bloc with concrete, traffic and people, there’s not much greenery in most of India’s urban spaces. This also holds true when it comes to the fresh produce that we shop for in cities. Surprisingly, Mumbai, despite being one of our most densely populated cities, has places right in the…

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…

When foster kids have no belongings, one Columbus nonprofit steps in

Good News Notes: “One Columbus nonprofit has been helping foster kids adjust to new environments. Stitched Together provides Hope Cases to children that are removed from their homes. The organization started two years ago after Karie Griffin, a licensed foster parent, saw foster kids arrive at their new homes with no belongings. Stitched Together collects donations of…