Neighbors, strangers help Enoch woman clean-up after flood

Good News Notes: “One day after major flooding damaged at least 200 homes in Enoch, Utah, hundreds of people came together to clean up. In some cases, entire basements flooded nearly to the ceiling. Very little was salvageable. “The basement’s totally gone,” said Amy Howe, whose home sustained serious damage from the water that poured…

One teen from New York is giving back to the Make-A-Wish organization

Good News Notes: “In tonight’s dose of good news… Make-A-Wish is known for giving young kids unforgettable memories. But one teen decided to use her opportunity to help others. Maria Luz says coming to terms with an epilepsy diagnosis in the winter she turned 12 was one of the hardest things she’s ever had to…

Hayden Hamilton, Paralyzed During Football Game, Walks at Graduation

Good News Notes: “A Pittsburgh high schooler who was paralyzed three years ago during a football game received a standing ovation at his high school graduation as he rose from his wheelchair and walked 10 yards to receive his diploma – much to the shock of his friends and classmates. “That felt better than any…

Rust Raised $80,000 for Charity Through Virtual Mustaches

Good News Notes: “Rust is a survival horror game initially developed in 2013 by Facepunch Studios for PC gamers everywhere to enjoy. Players of the game will remember it fondly for how brutally difficult a game it can be at times, but how rewarding it can be when gamers can collaborate in a community to solve problems and meet new…

Therapy llama is helping vulnerable groups in Oregon get through pandemic

Good News Notes: “Caesar the llama has had a busy few months. He’s been “leading” virtual story time with students, recording birthday videos, and even attending protests near his farm in Jefferson, Oregon. Caesar is part of a growing trend known as llama therapy, which has become a lifeline for some of the most vulnerable populations,…

Escondido Girl, 10, Shares ‘Bucket Full of Kindness’ With Neighbors and Friends

Good News Notes: “An elementary school student in Escondido, California, is using buckets filled with small, simple treats to carry a message of kindness across her community during these difficult days of the coronavirus pandemic. About three weeks ago Sylvia, a 10-year-old student at Richmond Elementary School, started a project she calls ‘A Bucket Full…