Baptist, Sacred Heart receive $1 million in donations from Quint, Rishy Studer

Good News Notes: “Ascension Sacred Heart and Baptist Healthcare got a boost of support with a $1 million donation from philanthropists Quint and Rishy Studer. The Studers donated $500,000 to each hospital, with the donation to Sacred Heart earmarked for the Studer Family Children’s Hospital, officials announced Wednesday. The inspiration for the donation came after the couple…

Donation will provide more school lunches

Good News Notes: “A generous donation will ensure that kids in the area will be able to eat lunch in school. Bell Bank presented the Fargo Public Schools Foundation with a check for $12,350 for the Emergency Lunch Fund. The Emergency Lunch fund helps ensure that every child has access to a nutritious school lunch…

St. Amant woman stitching together acts of kindness

Good News Notes: “One teacher and mother of two is using her labor of love to serve the community. Tara Whiteside’s passion for sewing has come in handy during the COVID-19 outbreak now that healthcare professionals are in need of facemasks. ‘I just want kids to be protected, people working, doctors, nurses. This can cover their masks…

Nonni’s Biscotti and Celebrity Mom Haylie Duff Encourage Consumers to Host “Dip and Donate” Parties to Support the Fight Against Childhood Cancer

Good News Notes: “Nonni’s Foods LLC (Nonni’s), North America’s leading artisan baker, is celebrating a continued partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) by launching its Dip and Donate campaign on International Childhood Cancer Day (Feb. 15, 2020). Nonni’s and actress Haylie Duff are inviting fans to host their own Dip and Donate parties and drive donations by showcasing how they entertain…

“Reel Hope” for Kids in Foster Care

Good News Notes: “For as long as Kaycee Stanley ’09 can remember, adoption had always been her ‘plan A.’ When she and her husband, Pete, started sharing their dreams of adoption with others, they received enthusiastic support. But when they explained they planned to adopt from foster care, they were met with skepticism and discouraging…

Salvation Army provides toys for over 4,000 children this past Christmas

Good News Notes: “With the holidays behind us, The Salvation Army and FOX 11 have helped thousands of children receive new toys this past Christmas. The Salvation Army displayed Christmas Angel Tree’s inside four malls across Tucson. This program encouraged the Tucson community to help a child in need by purchasing new toys from one of…

“We help them realize their potential.” LXI extra support system for youth

 Good News Notes: “In 2010, a group of college students were around a ministry similar to LXI in Charlotte. It was then they felt a similar resource needed to come to our region. LXI focuses on long term, day to day relationships with at-risk middle and high school youth.” View the whole story here: http://wcyb.com/news/local/we-help-them-realize-their-potential-lxi-extra-support-system-for-youth

Loveland church gives families of the incarcerated hope for Christmas

Good News Notes: “The Christmas holidays are a time for connecting with friends and family. But for those with loved ones in jail, the season can feel anything but cheerful.” “Redemption Church in Loveland is trying to make the holiday season brighter for the families of inmates with the Hope for Christmas program, which builds…