Animal rescue shelter sets up adoption site inside Bismarck bar

Good News Notes: “Pet rescuers say as we move into the fall season, animal adoptions are at their slowest. The Miles of Love Dog Rescue hosted an adoption event inside The Laughing Sun Brewery in Bismarck. Four dogs were at the brewery, but 20 total are in the shelter. Most of the dogs came from…

CSRWire – Baker Hughes Foundation Contributes $250,000 to Global Reforestation

Good News Notes: “The Baker Hughes Foundation has announced a $250,000 grant to One Tree Planted in support of global reforestation initiatives. The grant will be applied toward projects to plant 250,000 trees in regions where Baker Hughes operates in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. One Tree Planted is a leading environmental non-profit focused on the…

KFC Just Launched Oatly Vegan Ice Cream in China | VegNews

Good News Notes: “International fast-food giant Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) just added Oatly’s vegan ice cream to its menus across China. The chain now offers Oatly’s oat milk-based ice cream in two classic flavors, Strawberry and Chocolate, and describes the flavor as “refreshing and dense.” The new oat milk ice cream options come in single-serve…

When disaster strikes, this Alabama nonprofit is ready

Good News Notes: “Hurricane Ida was on Judy Holland’s radar as soon as it was on James Spann’s. As the managing director of High Socks for Hope, she knows that whenever a hurricane, tornado or other natural disaster happens in the Southeast, the nonprofit organization will soon spring into action. And they’ll still be in the…

Heimdal pulls CO2 and cement-making materials out of seawater using renewable energy

Good News Notes: “One of the consequences of rising CO2 levels in our atmosphere is that levels also rise proportionately in the ocean, harming wildlife and changing ecosystems. Heimdal is a startup working to pull that CO2 back out at scale using renewable energy and producing carbon-negative industrial materials, including limestone for making concrete, in the process,…

Austin nonprofit connecting homeless population with stable jobs

Good News Notes: “As work to get people off the streets and into permanent housing continues, The Other Ones Foundation is working to get people who are experiencing homelessness stable jobs. “This is Austin, this is where we reside,” said Nelson Muriakiara, who is currently is employed by the TOOF. He takes pride in the…

Utah-based nonprofit brings people to new heights with adaptive paragliding program

Good News Notes: “For the last six years, Chris Santacroce and his team at Project Airtime have been bringing people to new heights with their adaptive paragliding program.  The nonprofit, Project Airtime, is free for everyone – individuals with special needs, people with brain and spinal cord injuries or other illnesses, their caregivers, the elderly and…

Diesel Killing Locomotive of the Future Runs on Solar Power

Good News Notes: “The creators of the solar-powered locomotive of the future were aiming to set a Guinness record for speed last weekend, and that is more than just your ordinary attention-getting stunt. Demonstrating the functionality of PV panels on rail cars could help set the stage for solar power to knock diesel fuel out…