Inspiring Indiana: Restaurant owner looks to inspire kindness

Good News Notes: “It’s been an incredibly tough 10 months for so many people and so many businesses struggling to stay open. How do you stay positive? Chelsea Wetzel, who co-owns Union Jack Pub in Broad Ripple, said she’s found herself pondering that a lot, especially over the last week. ‘I was just watching the…

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…

Act of kindness inspires others to pay it forward at Taco Sombrero

Good News Notes: “One customer’s act of kindness at Taco Sombrero in Gulfport inspired 78 other drivers to pay it forward. Taco Sombrero Drive-Thru Cashier Makenna Morgan said, ‘At first, we were kind of shocked. We thought it would just be five cars maybe, then it just kept going and we were like ‘whoa.’ Then…

Creativity, kindness, and the butterfly effect

Good News Notes: “Random, mysterious acts of kindness have begun appearing on doorsteps. Tucked into gift bags of wine, notes, and food, there’s always a telltale clue: butterflies. One woman’s gift from a friend gave flight to the movement known as The ROC Butterfly Effect.” View the whole story here: http://13wham.com/news/local/creativity-kindness-and-the-butterfly-effect

Dual transplant patient makes donation to Ronald McDonald House

Good News Notes: “After receiving a dual organ transplant at Mayo Clinic, a man from the Washington, D.C. area and his wife are showing their gratitude. The couple, Ronald and Joanna High, made a donation to the Ronald McDonald House Friday morning. They have been staying in Rochester since early October, 2019. Ronald had been…

Planet Fitness staff pay it forward with Kindness Car

Good News Notes: “The new year is a time when more people start to hit the gym. For Planet Fitness staff, it’s a time to hit the streets and spread cheer beyond the holidays. Michelle Ivey and Holly Herring are the gym’s Kindness Car drivers. A few times a week, they drive around and perform…

Keyport mother pays it forward after the kindness of a stranger

Good News Notes: “Donna Bonk describes December of 2011 as the worst month of her life. Her dad and her dog had passed away, she was getting a divorce and was struggling financially. But she says that it was one act of kindness during that month that she will always remember.” “Bonk says that it…

BrockStrong Foundation celebrates teen’s memory with random acts of kindness

Good News Notes: “Brock ‘B-Rock’ Johnson would have turned 19 Saturday.  The Canal Winchester teen stood a foot shorter than many of his peers, but family members recall his big personality and his even bigger heart.” “In 2015, Brock died from an infection after a bone marrow transplant. The 14-year-old battled a lifelong, rare autoimmune…