Meet The US Woman Who Adopted 5 Girls From India

Good News Notes: “At the age of 39, Kristen Grae Williams decided to adopt a baby. “I always dreamt of being a mom and just because I didn’t have a partner, I didn’t want to miss out,” the Cincinnati resident told Humans of Bombay in an interview published yesterday on the occasion of International Day…

Animal rescue shelter sets up adoption site inside Bismarck bar

Good News Notes: “Pet rescuers say as we move into the fall season, animal adoptions are at their slowest. The Miles of Love Dog Rescue hosted an adoption event inside The Laughing Sun Brewery in Bismarck. Four dogs were at the brewery, but 20 total are in the shelter. Most of the dogs came from…

New Jersey Parents of 6 Children Adopt 7 Orphaned Siblings from Ukraine

Good News Notes: “A New Jersey family nearly doubled in size recently after the parents of six children decided to adopt seven orphaned siblings from Ukraine. Wade and Michelle Torppey already had their hands full when they learned about the siblings, who were living in an orphanage in Mokrats after both of their parents died,…

CSRWire – Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $250,000 to Global Reforestation

Good News Notes: “The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $250,000 grant to One Tree Planted in support of global reforestation initiatives. The grant will be applied toward projects to plant 250,000 trees in regions where Baker Hughes operates in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. One Tree Planted is a leading environmental non-profit focused on the…

Pontchartrain Park begins reforesting project

Good News Notes: “On Saturday, October 16, Sustaining Our Urban Landscape (SOUL), a local nonprofit organization will launch its Reforesting Pontchartrain Park Project which involves planting a tree in front of every home in the community. The event will kick off with brief announcements by the Pontchartrain Park Neighborhood Association, SOUL, and the New Orleans…

Fayetteville to give away litter cleanup supplies and t-shirts

Good News Notes: “Fayetteville officials are inviting residents to help clean up the city’s parks, trails and waterways as part of the second annual Pick Up Where You Play series of events that will take place over the region this fall. Several area cities have partnered with the University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service and the Boston…