Category: Good News

Prison In Indiana Adopt Shelter Cats Help Prisoners in Indiana Prison Rehabilitate

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In 2015 the state of Indiana and the Animal Protection League started a wonderful program called F.O.R.W.A.R.D (Feline and Offenders Rehabilitation With Affection Reformation and Dedication) in Pendleton Correctional Facility.

The idea behind this program is to take cats from shelters and place them in prisons with inmates, so they can be taken care of. The program has proved not only to be benefical for the cats, but also the inmates as well.

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Australia Is Airdropping Thousands Of Pounds Of Vegetables To Help Starving Animals

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Australia is using airplanes and helicopters to feed hungry, vulnerable wildlife as bushfires rage across the country. The government dropped thousands of pounds of sweet potatoes and carrots to feed wildlife that have been stranded by the fires.

The New South Wales government commissioned “Operation Rock Wallaby” which aims to feed colonies of brush-tailed rock wallabies and help the population of marsupials survive.

So far, they have dropped nearly 5,000 pounds of fresh vegetables.

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A Dog Rescued From A Shelter Was Chosen To Play The Starring Role In The New “Lady And The Tramp” Movie

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Every dog has his day. For a shelter dog in Arizona, that day has come, as he lands a starring role in the upcoming Disney live-action remake of “Lady and the Tramp.”

Monte, a 2-year-old terrier mix, was at HALO Animal Rescue in Phoenix with hundreds of other dogs.

Shelter workers noted that Monte was super friendly, loved to greet people and give kisses, and loved attention.

So, when animal trainers came scouting from Hollywood, Monte was a perfect fit to play the “Tramp”.

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This School Started A ‘Comfort Closet’ So Kids In Need Can Secretly Grab Hygiene Items And Clothes

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Vanessa Bateman and Heather Malick, two kindergarten teachers from Niota Elementary School in eastern Tennessee created the concept of a ‘comfort closet’ to provide the school’s children with these necessities “with no judgment, no questions, and easy access.” The closet is stocked with clothing, shampoo, conditioner, deodorant, combs, feminine hygiene products, toothpaste, toothbrushes and soap.

The ‘comfort closet’ is housed in an old locker room where children can discreetly be taken to the room to “shop”. This way it saves the children from embarrassment and helps them focus on learning without the additional stresses of life.

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Good News Of The Week

25 Photos That’ll Brighten Up Your Darkest Day – Bright Side

29 People Share The Embarrassing Moments That Still Haunt Them To This Day – Ruin My Week

Homeless Man Offered a Job After Expressing His Gratitude Toward Jogger Who Gave Him Shoes Off His Feet – Good News Network

Poor Pets That Had To Wear The Cone Of Shame – Sad And Useless

Scientists successfully fertilize eggs from last existing northern white rhinos – Science Alert

This 8 Y.O. Boy Saw An Autistic Boy Crying On The First Day Of School, Grabbed His Hand And Walked Him To Class – Bored Panda

Nice Store Opens Its Doors To Homeless Dog During Heat Wave – The Dodo

15 People Who Prove You Don’t Need To Do Something Big To Make A Difference – BuzzFeed

How to Live an Extraordinary Life, Starting Right Where You Are – Tiny Buddha

This Church Lets 225 Homeless People Sleep Inside Every Night

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Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface church in San Francisco began opening their doors for homeless people in need of refuge from the streets. The effort was started by Father Louis Vitale and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as The Gubbio Project.

Hundreds of people each day pass through the church, using the pews to sleep on, and they get blankets from the staff.

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