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Good News This Week: November 25, 2023 - Dogs, Turkeys, & Tiny Homes

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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TikTok Lawyer Launches Digital Coat Drive For Homeless New Yorkers, Raises $10k in a Day

The "court-appointed hype man," urged his 800,000 followers to assist in providing winter coats for New Yorkers experiencing homelessness.
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No, You Can't Donate Thanksgiving Leftovers - But Here's What You Can Do Instead

It’s tempting to want to do something good with all of those Thanksgiving leftovers, but food banks can’t take them. Here’s other ways you can help donate this Thanksgiving.
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20 Top US Cities Where You Don't Need a Car

In a country where the car is king of the road, which cities are the best for living without a set of wheels?
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Talking About Homelessness: What Words Should You Use?

What is the correct term to use when talking about homelessness? Here, we break down some language choices, like 'unhoused' and 'houseless,' to provide more context.
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Good News This Week: October 28, 2023 - Phones, Soaps, & Shelters

Your weekly roundup of the best good news worth celebrating...
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What is Socktober? — Learn About the Charitable Holiday & Get Involved

Brad Montague founded Socktober in 2011 thanks to a nudge from a few middle school students. After learning that a concerning number of neighbors were living on the streets, these kids were eager to help in a tangible way.
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14 Problems in the World — And Their Potential Solutions

A roundup of some of the major challenges of our time — and reasons to be hopeful.
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Free Lunch ATX: The Zine Project Feeding Austin’s Unhoused Communities

A group of creative activists in Austin creates a quarterly zine to fund the distribution of daily meals to the city's homeless community.
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Guide: 16 Ideas for How To Help Homeless People

It’s important that we all play a role in helping people experiencing homelessness through community care, systemic action, and everyday kindness.
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