Good News

11-year-old who won mullet competition donates prize money to foster kids
Allan Baltz.
he's all business

11-year-old who won mullet competition donates prize money to foster kids

High school football players skip workout to shovel snow for their neighbors
A man shovels snow.
lending a hand

High school football players skip workout to shovel snow for their neighbors

Couple pressured to break up decades ago gets a 2nd chance at love
Jeanne Gustavson points to a yearbook photo of her and Steve Watts.
love conquers all

Couple pressured to break up decades ago gets a 2nd chance at love

The week's good news: January 20, 2022
Betty White.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: January 20, 2022

Endangered coho salmon returning to California streams
A coho salmon in the water.
just keep swimming

Endangered coho salmon returning to California streams

Missing cat reunited with family after owner hears his meowing over the phone
A black cat.
pawsitive identification

Missing cat reunited with family after owner hears his meowing over the phone

Mobile bookstore spreads the joy of reading across the Bronx
The Bronx Bound Books mobile bookstore.
turning a page

Mobile bookstore spreads the joy of reading across the Bronx

Fans raise thousands of dollars for animal shelters as part of the Betty White Challenge
Betty White holds an adorable puppy.
thank you for being a friend

Fans raise thousands of dollars for animal shelters as part of the Betty White Challenge

This 6-year-old is Georgia's youngest certified farmer
Kendall Rae Johnson gardening.
planting a seed

This 6-year-old is Georgia's youngest certified farmer

The week's good news: January 13, 2022
Guitars.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: January 13, 2022

After meeting on Mount Everest, couple keep the adventure going for their wedding
Adrian Ballinger, Emily Harrington, and friends at the top of Cotopaxi.
tying the knot

After meeting on Mount Everest, couple keep the adventure going for their wedding

Fellow shopper surprises teen by buying him his dream guitar
A wall of guitars.
striking a chord

Fellow shopper surprises teen by buying him his dream guitar

Letter mailed in 1945 finally makes it to soldier's family
The letter John Gonsalves sent his mother.
you've got mail

Letter mailed in 1945 finally makes it to soldier's family

Artist raises $20,000 for food banks, thanks to his homemade wooden bowls
Mike Mittelman.
bowled over

Artist raises $20,000 for food banks, thanks to his homemade wooden bowls

Baby lost during Afghanistan withdrawal reunited with family
Sohail Ahmadi
Little baby, big world

Baby lost during Afghanistan withdrawal reunited with family

Texas woman graduates from college alongside 88-year-old grandfather
Rene Neira and Melanie Salazar.
milestones

Texas woman graduates from college alongside 88-year-old grandfather

The week's good news: January 6, 2022
Tigers.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: January 6, 2022

Chicago man launches group that uses books to connect dads with their kids
Joseph Williams.
stepping up

Chicago man launches group that uses books to connect dads with their kids

Couple delivers hundreds of donated loaves of bread to stranded drivers
A loaf of bread.
good news

Couple delivers hundreds of donated loaves of bread to stranded drivers

6th grader hailed as a hero after saving 2 lives in 1 day
Davyon Johnson.
'the right thing to do'

6th grader hailed as a hero after saving 2 lives in 1 day

Habitat for Humanity builds 1st 3D-printed house in the United States
April Stringfield's new 3D-printed home.
game changer

Habitat for Humanity builds 1st 3D-printed house in the United States

In a 'major win,' 2 Sumatran tiger cubs are born at the Dallas Zoo
The new Sumatran tiger cubs at the Dallas Zoo.
double the joy

In a 'major win,' 2 Sumatran tiger cubs are born at the Dallas Zoo

The week's good news: December 23, 2021
Christmas lights
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: December 23, 2021

Christmas lights spark a new tradition in Maryland neighborhood
The Christmas lights in Rodgers Forge, Maryland.
bright ideas

Christmas lights spark a new tradition in Maryland neighborhood

To keep treasured Vermont general store open, dozens of customers become employees
A new employee at Dan & Whit's general store in Norwich, Vermont.
'the heartbeat of this community'

To keep treasured Vermont general store open, dozens of customers become employees

Rhode Island high schoolers work together to build wheelchair-accessible bus stop for boy
Ryder Kilam and his father, Tim, inside Ryder's new bus stop.
problem solvers

Rhode Island high schoolers work together to build wheelchair-accessible bus stop for boy

Teen working at McDonald's jumps out of drive-thru window to help choking customer
A McDonald's drive-thru window.
i'm lovin' it

Teen working at McDonald's jumps out of drive-thru window to help choking customer

Biden family welcomes new puppy, Commander, to the White House
Commander, the Biden family's new puppy.
first dog

Biden family welcomes new puppy, Commander, to the White House

The week's good news: December 16, 2021
Lights.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: December 16, 2021

Bronx man organizes 'Hope Walks' to help feed his community
Marty Rogers
good deeds

Bronx man organizes 'Hope Walks' to help feed his community

Dad writes book for his son explaining the surprising way he entered his life
Pete Mercurio, Danny Stewart, and their son Kevin.
family first

Dad writes book for his son explaining the surprising way he entered his life

Volunteers in Southern California work together to stay 1 step ahead of fires
Smoke from a fire in Orange County, California.
being proactive

Volunteers in Southern California work together to stay 1 step ahead of fires

Every Christmas, grandfather puts together spectacular light display to dazzle granddaughter
Keith Mitchell's Suffolk, Virginia, home, decorated for Christmas.
merry and bright

Every Christmas, grandfather puts together spectacular light display to dazzle granddaughter

The week's good news: December 9, 2021
Mighty Mo.
It wasn't all bad!

The week's good news: December 9, 2021

Bride finds creative way to ensure sick groom can still be part of reception
People at a party toasting with champagne glasses.
making the most of it

Bride finds creative way to ensure sick groom can still be part of reception