Stranger takes the only picture of couple getting married on Brooklyn Bridge

Good News Notes: “Newlyweds have been sent stunning photographs of their sunset wedding  – after a stranger took pictures and tracked them down on Twitter. Nevona Friedman, 26, captured the moment the couple exchanged vows with no witnesses on Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday evening. She was on a stroll with her boyfriend at around 8pm when…

Greta Thunberg wins Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity, will donate money

Good News Notes: “Swedish teen climate activist Greta Thunberg is pledging to donate $1.15 million she’s won in prize money to groups working to fight climate change. Thunberg was selected to win the inaugural Gulbenkian Prize for Humanity from 136 nominees from 46 different countries, the foundation said in a statement. She was chosen because of the way she “has…

Inside Start Small, Jack Dorsey’s $1 billion philanthropy experiment

Good News Notes: “Billionaires are notoriously bad at something that should be quite easy: giving away their money. In the pantheon of the ultra-rich, Jack Dorsey, as the world’s 410th-wealthiest person, is hardly the stingiest offender. But he has now kick-started one of the most radical experiments in this era of historic income inequality — whether it…

Mick Jagger does charity video for CT-based Save the Children

 Good News Notes: “The Rolling Stones’ frontman Mick Jagger recently shared a video to help raise funds for Fairfield-based Save the Children during the coronavirus pandemic. The video – in the style of an old British newsreel – originally appeared on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon.” Last week, Jagger tweeted the video with the…

Photos of animals meeting each other at zoos and aquariums

 Good News Notes: “As people around the world continue to stay at home, animals at aquariums and zoos are getting the chance to meet each other for the very first time.  From penguins and whales to orangutans and otters, new friendships are blossoming everywhere.  Insider has rounded up some of our favorite animal meet-ups to…

Dallas Cowboy Ezekiel Elliott Raises Money for Charity With Food T-Shirts

Good News Notes: “Famous for his “feed me” celebration on the football field, Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott is now raising funds to help feed people in need during the coronavirus pandemic. Over the weekend, Elliott announced via Twitter that he would donate 100% of proceeds of sales from his merchandise line to the North Texas…