Local seniors fill backpacks for children facing food insecurity

Good News Notes: “Some older residents in Louisville helped the city’s younger ones Friday. Seniors from the Dominion Senior Living of Louisville celebrated World Senior Citizen’s Day, which is Aug. 21, by packing about 100 backpacks with cereal, meals, masks and more. It marked a year-long partnership between Dominion Senior Living and Blessings in a…

Tennessee State student donates shoes to Louisville nonprofits

Good News Notes: “A Ballard High School alum is back in town for the summer and he didn’t return empty-handed. Trevon Davidson, a student at Tennessee State University, has been collecting shoes since January. When he came home to Louisville, he donated them to local organizations like the Clothing Assistance Program for Jefferson County Public Schools and…

Calling all crafters: Hosparus Health asks for homemade blankets

Good News Notes: “Hosparus Health is calling out to all crafters who can stitch quilts and blankets for its hospice and palliative care patients. Hosparus Health provides care and support to critically-ill patients and their caregivers. Volunteer manager Sky Yeasayer told WAVE 3 News its care blanket program has been around for decades, but since…

Rise Of The Recycling Robots

Good News Notes: “At an RDS of Virginia recycling center in Roanoke, two spider-like, 300-pound robots sort through an unending line of trash. One robot’s skinny leg, which relies on computer vision to detect recyclables, plucks a hunk of blue plastic off a conveyor belt, while the other’s grabs a piece of an old water…

Louisville Teens Spread Random Acts Of Kindness Throughout The City

Good News Notes: “A group of Louisville teenagers continue their mission to spread kindness throughout the metro.” “Members of “random acts of kindness” or RAK of Louisville handed out goodie bags to people on Sunday.” “They had more than 1,000 bags filled with candy to give away. The group is doing something kind every day…

Here Come The Baby Penguins!

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