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…

Kroger Shares Impact of Zero Hunger Zero Waste Milestone

Good News Notes: “The Kroger Co announced that it surpassed its three-year goal to donate one billion meals by 2020 through its Zero Hunger | Zero Waste initiative, the company’s bold social impact plan aimed at creating communities free of hunger and waste. Of the one billion meals, more than 30 million meals were donated…

Tennessee 9-year-old reels in nearly 80-pound fish

Good News Notes: “A Tennessee 9-year-old earned bragging rights against his siblings when he caught and released a nearly 80-pound fish on a family trip. Coye Price was on a quest to catch a fish bigger than what his sisters reeled in when he hooked a 79.8-pound sturgeon in the area around Spencer Creek. Price’s…

Serena, NFL players to compete in charity virtual tennis event

Good News Notes: “Tennis stars Serena Williams, Venus Williams and Naomi Osaka plus NFL players DeAndre Hopkins and Ryan Tannehill are among the celebrities who will participate in a virtual charity tennis tournament.” “The ‘Stay at Home Slam’ will be streamed Sunday at 4 p.m. ET on Facebook Gaming and on the tennis Facebook page…

25 Amazing Virtual Field Trips For When You Can’t Be There in Person

 Good News Notes: “Field trip out of the question? Think again. Thanks to technology, it’s now possible for kids to visit all kinds of places from the comfort of their classroom (or home!). We’ve compiled a list of the best virtual field trips for you, so enjoy your “visit”! Note: For anyone who needs it,…

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

Fans Are Applauding Taylor Swift’s $1 Million Donation To Nashville Tornado Survivors

Good News Notes: “Many big-time artists that we know and love call Nashville home, even if they don’t live there full-time. The recent tornado devastations have brought the entire Middle Tennessee community together, including famous artists from this great state. Nashville native  Taylor Swift donated $1 million to Middle Tennessee tornado relief and fans are applauding…