A pilot project in a California town is paying homeless residents to tidy up their living areas, and it's changing the culture of the city.
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When one troop of Girl Scouts in Iowa was given the goal of selling more than 1,000 boxes of cookies, the girls put on their signature sashes and got to work, flexing their entrepreneurial skills.
"It's a huge help in the moment."
One of them is Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS). They are helping homeless seniors get off the streets through the program Project Haven.
A homeless man risked his life to save several cats and dogs trapped at an Atlanta animal shelter after it caught fire, the facility's founder said.
In 2008, Fate Winslow was approached by a plain-clothed undercover police officer in Shreveport, Louisiana, looking for some marijuana.
Phoenix-area food banks are preparing for a higher number of people seeking meals for Christmas this year and are offering to-go meal kits for those in need.
Most kids want toys or candy for their birthdays, but 6-year-old Bethany Moultry's wish was to help more people.
One of Hollywood's most famous couples donated $500,000 to help young people struggling with homelessness in Canada.