AmazonSmile shoppers donate $10 million to St. Jude

Good News Notes: “Amazon says it has awarded $10 million to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis through its AmazonSmile program. Amazon donates 0.5% of the item purchase price to shoppers’ charity of choice when they shop at smile.amazon.com. Millions of shoppers have choses St. Jude. St. Jude is the first charity to reach…

Celebrities provide coronavirus pandemic relief with donations

Good News Notes: “Bunkered down at home or not, celebrities all over the world are stepping up to do what they can to combat the coronavirus pandemic by making charitable donations to those in need. As the numbers of those infected with COVID-19 rose to over 200,000 worldwide as of Wednesday morning, the world’s biggest…

Justin Timberlake, Vanessa Hudgens and other celebs giving back during coronavirus pandemic

Good News Notes: “Several stars are stepping up to lend a helping hand in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. In addition to offering words of advice and support,  some celebrities are opening their wallets to help those struggling with the effects of the outbreak.” View the whole story here: https://www.cnn.com/2020/03/16/entertainment/celeb-donations-coronavirus/index.html

Memphis Grizzlies foundation to donate more than $600,000 in grants to mentoring and youth development programs across Mid-South

Good News Notes: “The Memphis Grizzlies Foundation today announced the donation of more than $600,000 in grants to organizations across the Mid-South that are focused on mentoring and youth development. “ “This year’s distribution of grants brings the total giving by the Grizzlies Foundation to Mid-South non-profit organizations to $53.1 million since 2001.” “Through the Grizzlies Foundation, MENTOR…

Homeless Man Reunites With Dog

Good News Notes: A homeless artist in Memphis, Tennessee, woke one day to find his canine friend had disappeared. He received some help in posting signs to look for the dog. Someone from the Memphis Animal Services heard about it and helped to reunite the two friends. View the whole story here: https://www.wfla.com/news/viral-news/homeless-man-reunites-with-dog/