• This 7-Year-Old Boy Turned A Passion For Recycling Into A Full-On Business | True Activist
    Feb07

    This 7-Year-Old Boy Turned A Passion For Recycling Into A Full-On Business | True Activist

    So far, the 7-year-old has saved $10,000 for college. By Brianna Acuesta Living in California, where recycling is encouraged and rewarded, 7-year-old Ryan Hickman developed a passion for recycling when he was just a toddler. What started out as an obsession with sorting things, first the cans and bottles then the change he got in exchange for recycling, quickly turned into so much more. After his first experience with the recycling...

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    After Teaching Himself To Sew, This 12-Year-Old Made 800+ Toys For Sick Kids | True Activist 
    Jan29

    After Teaching Himself To Sew, This 12-Year-Old Made 800+ Toys For Sick Kids | True Activist 

    Quite frequently, it seems, the world learns of young activists who are dedicating their time and talents to helping others. By Amanda Froelich Quite frequently, it seems, the world learns of young activists who are dedicating their time and talents to helping others. From a 9-year-old girl who builds tiny homes for the homeless to a pre-teen boy who passes out free sandwiches to those on the streets, they’re inspiring many, as...

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    Grieving Man Dresses as Santa Claus to Bring Gifts to Homeless New Yorkers – Good News Network
    Dec24

    Grieving Man Dresses as Santa Claus to Bring Gifts to Homeless New Yorkers – Good News Network

    Mike Connell has had a tough year – so, in an effort to reclaim the Christmas spirit, he dressed up as Santa Claus and made New York City streets merrier. Mike Connell has been struggling with grief since his wife of 25 years passed away from cancer. Although they were not married at the time she died, the two remained close over many years. In an effort to reclaim his Christmas spirit, the Queens resident dressed up as Santa Claus...

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    Teen Uses $25K Bar Mitzvah Money To Donate 800 Pairs Of Nike Shoes | True Activist
    Nov29

    Teen Uses $25K Bar Mitzvah Money To Donate 800 Pairs Of Nike Shoes | True Activist

    Rather than keep the money for himself, this inspiring 13-year-old used all $25k to assist those who could use a helping hand. By Amanda Froelich $25,000 is a lot of money, especially considering the average American has less than $1,000 in their bank account in case of an emergency. Regardless, what’s most impressive is that a young man named Drew Frank recognized this and used the money to help others, rather than himself. KTRK...

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    World Champion Boxer Manny Pacquiao Builds 1,000 Homes For Poor Filipino Families | The Free Thought Project
    Oct24

    World Champion Boxer Manny Pacquiao Builds 1,000 Homes For Poor Filipino Families | The Free Thought Project

    After earning millions for fighting Floyd Mayweather, the boxer and politician used his earnings to construct homes for 1,000 poor families in his hometown. Manny Pacquiao is more than a world-class athlete or a Filipino politician. He’s a compassionate activist who paid for 1,000 homes to be built to help out underprivileged families in his hometown. Earlier this year, Pacquiao proclaimed his good deed on Facebook: “I’m so happy...

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    Bravo! Ashton Kutcher’s Organization Has Saved 6,000 Sex Trafficking Victims
    Oct23

    Bravo! Ashton Kutcher’s Organization Has Saved 6,000 Sex Trafficking Victims

    Ashton Kutcher might be best known for starring in That 70’s Show and marrying Mila Kunis, but he’s a key figure to follow for numerous reasons. In 2008, the activist founded an organization with his ex-wife Demi Moore called Thorn. Thorn’s ultimate mission is to eliminate the sex trafficking and child exploitation over the internet. By Amanda Froelich Approximately 4.5 million people are working against their will for sex...

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