Charity

Texas Inmates Pool Funds to Donate $53,000 For Hurricane Harvey Relief

Some people might just write off these 6,600 inmates as criminals – but they are still trying to help their hurting home state of Texas. Convicts from several jails and rehabilitation centers across Texas collectively donated $53,000 of their commissary funds to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Harvey relief.

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Quarterback Gives First NFL Game Check to Cafeteria Workers Affected by Hurricane

In the midst of NFL controversy, a football player is trying to do some good for the fans who have been affected off of the field. Deshaun Watson, the rookie quarterback of the Houston Texans, gave his first season’s paycheck to three NRG Stadium cafeteria workers who had lost everything

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96-Year-old Wants to Find New Owner For His Toilet Lid Museum

If you know anyone who wants to become the proud owner of 1,300 decorated toilet seat lids, now is their #1 chance. 96-year-old Barney Smith, an ex-plumber, has been creating artwork out of the circular seats for the last 53 years – and they all hang in his Toilet Seat

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J.J. Watt’s Hurricane Harvey Relief Crushes it, Raising $37.1 Million

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Check Out The Star Power Stepping Up for Tuesday’s Telethon for Hurricane Relief

Just like after the 9/11 terrorist attacks (in the photo above), the A-list performers in Hollywood and New York are bringing their star power to rally financial support for the victims of the two monster storms affecting large swaths of the American South. Hand in Hand: A Benefit for Hurricane

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Man Donates $25M to Texas University School of Social Work to Relieve Student Debt Because ‘They’re Heroes’

Steve Hicks, a telecommunications pioneer and University of Texas Regent, has donated what might be the largest ever gift in higher education toward the field of social work to help alleviate the debt for those he said are doing “God’s work.” “Social work students commit to dedicate their lives to

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Pizza Hut Workers Use Kayaks to Deliver Free Pies During Disaster

We have already heard about dozens of relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Harvey – but this story sets a new bar for “pieing-it-forward”. A Pizza Hut restaurant in Sugar Land, Texas paddled into their local neighborhoods earlier this week so they could make special deliveries to Texans trapped

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