Nature’s Nursery working to help save critically-threatened species

Good News Notes: “Nature’s Nursery cares for thousands of injured and orphaned wild animals every year. After a record-breaking year in 2020, that trend is continuing. Right now the center in Whitehouse has a lot of bats, an animal that’s seen a huge drop in its numbers. You may not like bats, but Executive Director…

Indianapolis principal helps student return to class with new haircut

Good News Notes: “Like at many schools across the county, students at Stonybrook Intermediate and Middle Schoolon the east side of Indianapolis can’t wear hats in the classroom. So when an 8th grade student was sent to principal Jason Smith’s office last week for refusing to take off his hat, Smith asked the natural question: Why not?  ‘He…

Stillwater man adopts Minneapolis homeless camps

Good News Notes: “For a man who claims to be terrible with names, Bryan Ring seemed to have no trouble last week at the homeless encampment near Sheridan Memorial Park in Minneapolis. ‘Hey, Robert,’ he said to a man headed to the camp’s portable toilet while wearing just one boot. ‘How are you doing? Get…

Foodpanda Hong Kong Partners With Baguio iRecycle To Recycle Food Delivery Plastic Packaging

Good News Notes: “Foodpanda Hong Kong has debuted a collaboration with waste management company Baguio iRecycle to arrange free of cost door-to-door recycling to Foodpanda’s customers. This initiative is in line with Foodpanda’s sustainability goals to tackle the plastic waste generated from increasing takeaway trends that use single-use plastics for delivery of food, especially during the…

Max and Erica Scherzer sponsor adoption fees for 11 animals at DC shelter

Good News Notes: “During the season of giving, Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer and his wife, Erica Scherzer, are sponsoring the adoption fees for 11 animals that have been under the care of the Humane Rescue Alliance through Dec. 31. The animals selected have been with the organization for the longest, ranging from 51 days to over…

Food and fund drive culminates in drop-off donation event

Good News Notes: “The New York School Nutrition Association is wrapping its ‘13,000 on the 13th’ food and fund drive with a drop-off event at its Halfmoon headquarters. The drive supports CAPTAIN Community Human Services’ Emergency Food and Hygiene Pantry, Karyl’s Kupboard. Karyl’s Kupboard offers a three-day emergency supply of food and hygiene products to…

Commonwealth Announces $10 Million to Support Pennsylvania Agriculture Producers, Charitable Food System

Good News Notes: “During a visit to Sauder’s Eggs the week, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding announced a $10 million contract with Feeding Pennsylvania to acquire surplus agriculture products from Pennsylvania producers to be funneled through the charitable food system to put fresh, local foods into the hands of Pennsylvanians in need.” “‘If there’s anything worse…