01:14 PM EDT 09/22/2014
Originally posted 09/19/2014 06:15PM
Thousands of students across the country this weekend will bring home backpacks filled not just with textbooks, but with plenty of food to carry them through to Monday.
Originally posted 09/18/2014 07:45PM
When 6-year-old Noah Wilson was diagnosed with Ewing sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, in April, his parents knew the way to bring a smile to his face: superhero bandages.
Originally posted 09/11/2014 02:55PM
On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Larry Sullivan, a firefighter with New York City's Rescue 5 in Staten Island, was not on duty.
Originally posted 09/04/2014 02:20PM
Growing up poor in Los Angeles, James Ward once lived in a shelter with his mom and two siblings for five months. But he never let go of his dream of going to a top college.
Originally posted 08/28/2014 05:50PM
Tony Tumminello has been fascinated by fire engines since he first stopped by his neighborhood fire station in Lansing, Michigan, in 1953 at age 13.
Originally posted 08/21/2014 06:00PM
Katie Driscoll calls it a campaign – but others might call it a crusade.
Originally posted 08/14/2014 04:00PM
Jeff Balek has never actually seen a book – but that hasn't stopped the blind man from teaching struggling kids how to read.
Originally posted 08/07/2014 12:20PM
In December 2009, Kristi Schiller saw a story on the local TV news that devastated her.
Originally posted 07/31/2014 05:45PM
Arriving in Afghanistan in 2010, U.S. Army Maj. Glenn Battschinger, homesick for his two Eagle Scout sons, knew right away how to make a difference.
Originally posted 07/24/2014 02:50PM
Most high school students kick off their shoes and laze poolside during the summer. But not these six Georgia teens – they celebrated the break by volunteering to improve their community.
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