UFC 257: Dustin Poirier, Conor McGregor confirm $500k charity donation

Good News Notes: “Conor McGregor is following through on his word to donate half a million dollars to Dustin Poirier’s charity. When the matchup between McGregor (22-4 MMA, 10-2 UFC) and Poirier (26-6 MMA, 18-5 UFC) started to materialize in late 2020, ‘The Notorious’ said he would put forth a hefty sum to The Good Fight Foundation,…

Anonymous $100k donation helps public park expansion in North Jacksonville

Good News Notes: “An anonymous donation of $100,000 allowed the North Florida Land Trust to buy 12 acres of land for $150,000 and expand Bogey Creek Preserve in North Jacksonville. The land was purchased from the McGehee family. ‘The community has been very supportive of our efforts to preserve this beautiful piece of property which…

The Born to Run Foundation makes its 10th prosthesis donation

Good News Notes: “The Born to Run Foundation made its 10th prosthesis donation, a running blade, to amputee David Hiler of Brattleboro, Vermont, at the outdoor waterfront Bier Garten at Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery in Brattleboro on Thursday, November 5. At the event, Hiler also announced the creation of a special-label craft brew, RUN, that…

A Giant turkey donation in Delaware

Good News Notes: “Giant Food stores of Landover, Maryland, donated 6-thousand turkeys to food banks in the Mid-Atlantic region, including one-thousand to the Food Bank of Delaware, on Monday, November 9, 2020. ‘Honestly no one should ever go hungry. We just want to make as big a difference as we can because that’s what is…

Byron plant workers make generous donation to Rockford Rescue Mission

Good News Notes: “Workers generously pitch in to make sure those in need get a warm Thanksgiving meal. Employees from Byron Generating Station donated $10,000 to the Rockford Rescue Mission. The money was raised during a scheduled refueling outage at the plant. A vote by workers decided what non-profit the money will help pay for…

Charity robbed, continues to help 300 families a week even during pandemic

Good News Notes: “A local charity that’s given back to the community for more than 30 years had to depend on the community to show that love back after their truck was vandalized. “Someone cut out the catalytic converter from underneath our truck, ” said board member and volunteer Melanie Siow. Siow with Manna Ministries…