Good News Headline 4/14/20

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First Koalas Released Back Into The Wild After Australian Bushfires

by Qin Xie, Independent

Although Australia is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic like the rest of the world, there is a sliver of good news for the land Down Under – the first rescued koalas are starting to be released into the wild… Read More

 


 

Mother-Daughter Duo Use Animation To Help Kids Cope With COVID-19 Fears

by Brit Moorer, KING5

A 10-year-old uses her animation skills to help other kids manage some of their anxiety during the coronavirus pandemic… Read More

 


 

Anonymous Donor Spends $82,000 To Send $150 In Food Gift Cards To Every Household In Iowa Town

by Breck Dumas, The Blaze

In late March, Earlham's mayor, Jeff Lillie, was contacted by a man who said he represented an anonymous donor who wanted to help the local economy by purchasing a hefty number of gift cards from a local restaurant and a grocery store… Read More

 


 

Calgary High School Students Launch Positive Message Hotline For Seniors

from CBC

The Joy4All project offers a free telephone line, and a friendly voice on the other end, to help lift spirits in what may be a lonely time during the COVID-19 pandemic… Read More

 


 

This App Shows You When Your California Power Is Renewable to Create More Responsible Device Usage

by Andy Corbley, Good News Network

BackMarket.com has produced an Android widget called CO₂NSCIOUS, that allows users to track the Californian power grid operation so they can avoid emitting more CO2 than is necessary… Read More

 


 

Teen Pilot TJ Kim Is Delivering PPE To Rural Hospitals In Response To The Coronavirus

by Lucy Diavolo, Teen Vogue

According to the AP, one recent flight included thousands of gloves among a slew of other pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE). The project comes as supply shortages in hospitals all across the country make news… Read More

 


 

First Home Solar Pavement Installed On A Driveway

by Teresa Bergen, Inhabitat

Solar tiles aren’t just for roofs anymore. Platio, a Budapest, Hungary-based tech company, has just installed the first solar pavement for use on a residential driveway… Read More

 


 

First Responders Throw A Personal Parade For Kids Whose Birthday Parties Were Canceled Due To Coronavirus

by Alicia Lee, CNN

With their birthday parties canceled because of the coronavirus, 5-year-old Jaxon Zawacki and his younger sister, Croix, went about their day as usual. But then they heard sirens on their street… Read More

 

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