Special needs teacher Mr Chris changes the world

Remember the viral video from last year, in which a special needs teacher was giving his students compliments and praise, and does so every day for 10 minutes? That is Mr Chris from Special Books by Special Kids, and actually, students is the wrong word to name the kids he is teaching in his special needs class. They’re his friends. ‘I […]

Breast Cancer Awareness: Alexandra’s story

Since it is October, also known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I would like to share the story of my friend Alexandra from Sweden: ~ I started feeling something lumpy in my left breast around the time I stopped breastfeeding, so I guess I did not seriously believe it was cancer, but my mind was not […]

Samantha crochets incredible hats for kids battling cancer

Samantha Mutschler (25) from Orlando, Florida is on a mission: To brighten the life of a child with cancer, if even for one moment… With her charity, named Unraveled by Samantha Dawn, Samantha crochets very special hats for kids with cancer, in the shape of the hair of Disney princesses with beautiful curls and braids and flowers, […]

Ambulance charity makes final wishes come true

In 2007 the Dutch Kees Veldboer started the Ambulance Wish Foundation (Stichting Ambulance Wens). For his work as an ambulance driver, he had to transport a former sailor who was terminally ill. Kees had extra time, so he decided to do a detour along the rivers in Vlaardingen. Kees and the sailor started chatting and […]