Heart in Action

A truly life-changing idea: The Little Free Pantry movement

We spoke with Little Free Pantry founder Jessica McClure about connecting with neighbors, and creating healthier communities.

The toughest question a refugee ever asked me

While volunteering to help resettle refugees in Texas, I came face to face with a different view of Americans.

Tim Tebow’s prom project promotes a more inclusive Valentine’s Day

Best prom date ever! The athlete's 'A Night to Shine' initiative makes us weak in the knees.

Our 5 most popular pins on acts of kindness

Our most popular stories of hearts in action reminding us of the power in helping others.

Discontinued sippy cup leads to outpouring of love for teen boy with autism

It's a happily-ever-after worthy of a Dickens tale, and inspiration to each 'lend our own light.'

Michelle Madrid-Branch: the fairy-tale story of an adoption champion

Michelle Madrid-Branch, the founder of 'The Greater Than Project,' opens up about her childhood, her biological parents, and what called her to be an advocate…

IKEA’s latest ‘Syrian’ collection makes an impact (PHOTOS)

IKEA, partnering with the Red Cross, has built a complete replica of a Syrian family's dwelling in its store to remind us that refugees still…

3 organizations that remind us to extend charity to Madagascar

The people of Madagascar have coped with a severe drought for the past three years. Here are ways you can support a nation that is┬áhungry,…

Charity-life balance is possible (and necessary!) even for busy women (VIDEO)

Is it okay to skip charity work if we're busy? Here's how to help when it seems like there just aren't enough hours in the…

Canadian viral video reminds America how great our country is (VIDEO)

Canada knows we're going through a tough time. So they put together a video care package to remind us that there is still a lot…

3 lessons in empathy from the warm people of Ecuador

America ranked #7 on the world's most empathetic countries list, released just this month. While being in the top 10 isn't bad by any means, we can still learn a thing or two from the #1 seat: Ecuador.

Soulful 14-year-old painter inspires the world with big talent and an even bigger heart

Autumn de Forest is a prodigy. A millionaire-artist at 14, she has not only made a profound impact on the…

Eye-opening experiment shows skeptics that kindness doesn’t always involve a hidden motive (VIDEO)

The Brooklyn-based charity kindness.org sent a man out on the street to offer help to…

How to help our neighbors in Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

I'd just returned from Haiti a week before the hurricane and was still feeling deeply troubled by the poverty I witnessed there. And now: this. Here are ways we can all help our neighbors just a few hours outside of Miami.