Zoom’s Branded Act Of Kindness

Good News Notes: “This Thanksgiving, instead of families gathering around a kitchen table, many will congregate around a webcam, smartphone or tablet.  And Zoom is making sure they can do it free of charge. Earlier this month, the videoconferencing company – which has experienced explosive growth during the pandemic – announced that on Thanksgiving it…

All kindness, no chaos: 530 meals Thanksgiving meals go to those in need

Good News Notes: “More than 500 New Hampshire families received Thanksgiving meals thanks to a partnership between a rock band and a grocery wholesaler. ‘This project has blossomed into something much larger than I ever envisioned,’ said Kathleen McDonough, advertising department manager with Associated Grocers of New England. After Chaos and Kindness opened its first…

Walmart announces free Thanksgiving dinner for everyone

Good News Notes: “Through an exclusive promotion with Walmart, leading mobile rewards platform Ibotta, Campbell’s, Butterball and Coca-Cola have teamed up to launch the Free Thanksgiving Dinner program in an effort to feed millions of American families this Thanksgiving. Ibotta’s 2020 Thanksgiving Survey found that more than one-third of Americans will spend less on Thanksgiving this year…

Byron plant workers make generous donation to Rockford Rescue Mission

Good News Notes: “Workers generously pitch in to make sure those in need get a warm Thanksgiving meal. Employees from Byron Generating Station donated $10,000 to the Rockford Rescue Mission. The money was raised during a scheduled refueling outage at the plant. A vote by workers decided what non-profit the money will help pay for…

Veterans Get The ‘Royal Treatment’ On Thanksgiving

 Good News Notes: “With a fire engine escort, veterans from the VA hospital near Wilkes-Barre arrived at American Legion Post 463 in Plymouth to celebrate Thanksgiving.” “Veterans were greeted with honors and given more than just a turkey dinner.” “Veterans and their families tell Newswatch 16 it’s a joy to spend the Thanksgiving holiday outside…