Animal Shelter Uses Pokemon Go to Help Their Dogs

There are few people who haven’t noticed the droves of children pounding the streets since the launch of “Pokemon Go”. Intended to encourage kids to get outside, Pokemon Go is a free game that allows you to catch Pokemon whilst walking about – the further you walk, the more Pokemon you catch! The Muncie Animal […]

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“Shower to the People” gives homeless people the safe haven they need

For years, Jake Austin has been helping homeless people in St. Louis, Missouri. He’s worked with many different charities, providing food, shelter and, more often than not, shampoo, conditioner and other sanitary products. But then Jake realised he could keep handing out all these things, but that didn’t mean those most vulnerable had anywhere to […]

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Recipe book for those in recovery from eating disorders, by people who have been there

“We all know that great meals are so much more than a nice taste. Circumstances, company and memories all play a role. Losing the ability to engage with food in a ‘normal’ way cuts you off from all of these things, and it’s that which really hurts.” – Francesca Baker Francesca, with help from people […]

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Cielo Café and Roaster Using Coffee to Build Community Cohesion

Cielo, a popular social enterprise café and roaster with branches in the Leeds area (and one in West Bromwich), was set up to do two things; build better community cohesion and reduce loneliness. The flagship coffee house is located in Garforth, a short train ride from Leeds city centre… Main address: 41 Main St, Garforth, Leeds LS25 […]

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Boy uses his allowance to donate books to his local prison

Most kids like to spend their allowance on sweets, maybe a trip to the cinema. But Tyler Fugett isn’t most kids, and instead decided to support the inmates at Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office by donating hundreds of books to them. At only 9 years old, Tyler decided to save up his allowance and hit the […]

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Tiniest Homeless Hound Finds Perfect Forever Home with Big-Hearted Dog Lovers

Big-hearted dog lovers from Tottington have given the smallest homeless hound to ever arrive at Dogs Trust Manchester a forever home. The less than pint sized Papillon, Trudy, arrived at the Rehoming Centre along with her best pal, Cleo, back in April and were spotted by Paul and Alexandra Sharman who fell in love with the […]

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Disability charity Scope creates 18 inspirational emoji designs

How many different emoji designs do you think there are? According to Emojipedia.org there are 1,851. How many of those represent the more than one billion people in the world living with some kind of disability? Today, people are able to communicate rapidly through a range of mediums – and perhaps no linguistic development better […]

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Little boy’s lost toy goes on an amazing adventure

As a child, there is nothing worse than losing your favourite toy, your closest companion. So when a young boy lost his favourite baby elephant toy on holiday, his parents had a fantastic idea. They told the boy that his elephant wasn’t lost, just travelling the world… A family friend took to Reddit, calling on […]

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Safety Pin Campaign Created Following Brexit to Show Solidarity

In times of uncertainty, the smallest gesture can have the biggest impact. Wearing a safety pin somewhere on your clothing might not seem like its making all the difference, but for those you are standing with, it can. The Safety Pin Campaign was started recently by a woman named Allison – @cheeahs on Twitter – […]

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Blind Dog Basil Walks 200 Miles on Coast to Coast Adventure

Michael Carter and his dog Basil are walking 200 miles from St Bees on the Irish Sea to Robin Hood’s Bay on the North Sea. This might not seem that unusual, but wait until you hear their story.. Meet Michael and Basil Michael has had Basil since he was a puppy, which was 15 years ago. […]

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