Winn-Dixie delivers holiday meals to military families

Good News Notes: “Military families in need got a boost last week when employees of Winn-Dixie donated hundreds of turkeys and holiday meal essentials, just in time for the big feast. A long line of cars streamed in and out of the parking lot at the Neptune Beach store for the event, held in partnership with the USO….

Food Bank of Iowa working to combat veteran food insecurity

Good News Notes: “This year the Food Bank of Iowa is giving back to veterans in a special way.  It’s bringing its food pantry on the road with a Mobile Food Bank. The Food Bank officials said they started doing this because food insecurity is high among veterans.   Officials also say that sometimes those individuals are hesitant…

Hero Veterans Tackle Food Insecurity and Feed Fellow Vets

Good News Notes: “Former Marine Corps cook Dionisio Cucuta, Jr. has served 2.7 million meals since March 30, 2020. At the beginning of the pandemic, the retired chef and disabled combat veteran partnered with the food rescue organization Table to Table, feeding 3,000 families — including 250-300 veterans — through his Table to Table Tuesdays program…

Davidson startup eliminating single-use plastics

Good News Notes: “Around the world, one million plastic drinking bottles are purchased every minute.  Half of that plastic produce is designed to be used only once, according to the United Nations Environment Programme.  For Jason Dibble the plan to eliminate single-use plastic water bottles started out as an idea.  “We are all on this planet…

Austin nonprofit connecting homeless population with stable jobs

Good News Notes: “As work to get people off the streets and into permanent housing continues, The Other Ones Foundation is working to get people who are experiencing homelessness stable jobs. “This is Austin, this is where we reside,” said Nelson Muriakiara, who is currently is employed by the TOOF. He takes pride in the…

Utah-based nonprofit brings people to new heights with adaptive paragliding program

Good News Notes: “For the last six years, Chris Santacroce and his team at Project Airtime have been bringing people to new heights with their adaptive paragliding program.  The nonprofit, Project Airtime, is free for everyone – individuals with special needs, people with brain and spinal cord injuries or other illnesses, their caregivers, the elderly and…

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…

Army veteran in Canton receives new roof from nonprofit

Good News Notes: “A partnership between Tittle Brothers Construction and Habitat for Humanity installed a roof for a U.S. Army Veteran in Canton Friday morning. It’s part of the Owen Corning National Roof Deployment Project that offers new roofs to service members in need. Carson Middlebrook said he applied for the program because his roof was leaking….

The Dover Detail nonprofit helps proud veterans fulfill their last wish

Good News Notes: “When military personnel are discharged or retire, their uniforms are often an afterthought. Many will sit in storage for years then make their way to second-hand stores, garage sales or they may even be sold online. Jerry Vaughan says they deserve respect. The Navy veteran has collected hundreds of uniforms just to…