Osaka sisters partner with UNICEF to create charity face mask

Good News Notes: On the tennis court, Naomi Osaka and her sister Mari Osaka work hard for the results they seek.  Off the court they are working just as hard.  Hoping to help the world deal with the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic, they have developed a great idea.   They were inspired by what they…

4 Ways to Help if Your Kid Is Depressed

Good News Notes: “It’s no surprise that children are feeling sad right now — they’re missing their friends, their teachers, their play practices, their birthday parties. Some are even mourning loved ones lost to Covid-19. “This unusual, unprecedented, extraordinary public health crisis is literally affecting everyone’s mental health,” said Dr. Harold S. Koplewicz, M.D., a…

Denver Art Museum Prepares To Welcome Public With New Exhibition

Good News Notes: “The Denver Art Museum will reopen Wednesday for members and welcome back the general public Friday since it closed more than three months ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A new exhibition called “Norman Rockwell: Imagining Freedom” will also open on Friday showcasing the artist’s work on depicting freedom as well as…

CrossFit Alchemy’s Charity Fundraiser Goes Virtual and Breaks Record

Good News Notes: “Heading into their annual ‘WODs for Wishes’ charity competition on June 13 — an event that raises money for children with life-threatening illnesses — organizer Craig Latendresse wasn’t sure what to expect. His gym in Hamilton, Ontario is still closed due to COVID-19, and Latendresse and his partner Leanne Owen were concerned…

Keanu Reeves to host private Zoom date for children’s cancer charity

Good News Notes: “Keanu Reeves is known to many throughout the world as being a courteous, kind-hearted, and peace-loving dude. However, if there’s one thing that Mr. Reeves won’t abide by, it’s cancer – especially when the dreaded disease comes for children. It’s with this in mind that Reeves plans to donate a portion of his valuable…

Baby born in taxi during circuit breaker, Latest Singapore News

Good News Notes: “For expectant couples, the idea of giving birth during the Covid-19 pandemic and a time of social distancing can be worrying and isolating. But for Mrs Sana Lindberg, 30, a housewife, and her husband Per Lindberg, 35, a lawyer, the birth of their second child during the circuit breaker period took an…

Interfaith of The Woodlands keeps charity efforts going during pandemic

Good News Notes: “As businesses reopen and residents of Montgomery County slowly return to work and a slightly different world after the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing remains unchanged: a need for assistance to those in need. To help, staff at Interfaith of The Woodlands are working overtime. More than two months…

Gr8 Acts of Kindness winner helps to feed thousands after Jonesboro tornado

Good News Notes: “Two months ago, Jonesboro was hit by an EF-3 tornado. People already struggling under the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic found themselves picking up the pieces of their homes and their lives. ‘Restaurants were closed. People were struggling,’ Andy Shatley, Operation Full Bellies volunteer, said. ‘People are furloughed and laid off and…