Good News Headlines 3/20/18

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The Catholic Church Where The Homeless Are Welcome To Sleep In The Pews

by Deacon Greg Kandra, Patheos

An average of 225 homeless people seek safety and rest on the pews in the sanctuary of St. Boniface church in San Francisco every day, thanks to The Gubbio Project… Read More



‘They’re Standing Up And Saying Something’: Students March To State House To Call For Stricter Gun Laws

by Lisa Creamer, WBUR

Students across Massachusetts walked out of classes, marched and rallied last Wednesday in solidarity with a national day of activism calling for stricter gun laws… Read More



Family Caregivers, Whose Labor Is Valued At $500B, Are Finally Gaining More Formal Notice

by Tom Riley, WBUR

This nation includes over 40 million people — most of them family members — who provide care to loved ones that is valued at half a trillion dollars each year, nearly on par with what the federal government spends on Medicare or Medicaid… Read More



Counter-Protestors Outshine Westboro Baptist Church Protest Of Gay RB Jake Bain

by Cam Smith, USA TODAY

The onslaught of support wasn’t lost on Bain, who spoke to the St. Louis American about the protests and his greeting to the counter-protestors who supported him… Read More



Microsoft Offers To Help Ghana Man Teaching Computing On A Chalkboard

by Mark Molloy, The Telegraph

A Ghanaian teacher’s resourceful use of a chalkboard to teach students with no access to a computer about ICT has caught the attention of Microsoft who have offered to help his class… Read More



How A Visit To The Barbershop Can Help Men Lower Blood Pressure

from CBS News

Trim your hair, your beard, your blood pressure? Black men reduced one of their biggest medical risks through a novel project that shows the power of familiar faces and trusted places to improve health… Read More



Free Clothing Hung On Streets To Help The Homeless

by Janissa Delzo, Newsweek

In an effort to help the homeless population, a French organization is urging people to hang up their spare clothes outdoors… Read More



Versace To Stop Using Fur In Its Collections

by Olivia Petter, Independent

Despite fur once being a staple component of Versace’s opulent aesthetic, the Italian designer explained that she no longer feels comfortable with the concept of using real fur in an interview with The Economist’s 1843 magazine… Read More



Bank Signs One Contract, Goes 100% Renewable By EOY

by Sami Grover, Treehugger

Fifth Third Bank shows us just how easy it is becoming for corporations to source all of their electricity from renewables… Read More


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