Society News

October 7, 2015
Homeless near garbage container with food box

A New Twist on “Take-Out” Means Fresh Food for Spain’s Homeless and Poor

We have all seen the images, in person or in the media, of homeless, unemployed and poor citizens cruising the dumpsters looking for something to eat. […]
October 6, 2015

Music Therapy—a Beacon of Hope for Autistics

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC), approximately one out of 68 children have been identified as suffering from some form of autism spectrum […]
August 2, 2015

How an Innocent Photo Goes Viral and a Boy Gets His Education

We are all familiar with the photo or story that goes viral—meaning one person posts a photo or tweets a story, it is picked up on […]
July 29, 2015
google

No Money to Send the Kids to Camp?

No Money to Send the Kids to Camp? No problem, on July 13th, 2015 Google launched a totally cool online summer camp for kids aged 7-10. […]
March 22, 2015
posting to the net

How One Viral Tweet Has Turned the Table on Bullies

Sean—Dancing Man, as he is affectionately known throughout the world—is a Londoner who was simply enjoying himself at a concert. Dancing carefree, Sean caught the eyes […]
January 25, 2015
empty park

Social Media Giant Facebook Joins the Effort to Locate Missing Children

Facebook to broadcast Amber alerts in its newsfeeds Facebook announced this week that it has formed a partnership with the National Center for Missing and Exploited […]
December 28, 2014
La Villita Park Chicago

From EPA Superfund Site to a Kid’s Paradise: An Amazing Transformation in Inner-City Chicago

For two Chicago neighborhoods devoid of playgrounds and open space, the completion of La Villita Park is a dream come true. The new park provides 22 […]
June 20, 2013
World Poverty Comming to an End

Half Way There – World Wide Poverty Rate Drops by Half

If Finally Good News could wake up to any morning headline it would be “World Poverty Eliminated!” Maybe “Global Peace Achieved!” would be a close second. […]
April 23, 2013
Happy April Fools Day!

The Lesson in the Hoax

Holidays can boost certain human inclinations. We like our holidays of giving that make us more generous. We enjoy ourselves more on special days of merriment. […]