Good News Headlines 9/12/17

 

Southwest Airlines Is Flying Shelter Animals Out Of Houston

from Sunny Skyz

Thanks to Southwest volunteers and various animal rescue groups, around 80 orphan dogs and cats were flown from overcrowded shelters in Houston in hopes they will find forever homes in California… Read More

 


 

Boston Says Its Salary Negotiation Workshops Are Helping Women Ask For More Pay

by Zeninjor Enwemeka, WBUR

A recent study found nearly half of the women in the study — 48 percent — said they used the skills they learned in the workshops to negotiate higher pay or a competitive starting salary at a new job… Read More

 


 

AG Healey: Massachusetts Will Join Lawsuit To Defend DACA

by Andy Metzger, State House News Service/Metro Boston

Joining with unidentified other states, Massachusetts will go to court to defend protections for young immigrants that the Trump administration rescinded Tuesday, Attorney General Maura Healey told the News Service… Read More

 


 

Man Gives $25Mil To Ease Debt For Students Of Social Work: ‘They’re Heroes’

from Good News Network

Steve Hicks, a telecommunications pioneer and University of Texas Regent, has donated what might be the largest ever gift in higher education toward the field of social work to help alleviate the debt for those he said are doing “God’s work”… Read More

 


 

Bus Driver’s Wonderful Act Of Kindness For Stranded Schoolgirl Goes Viral

by Lee Moran, HuffPost

The unidentified First Bus service employee sprang into action after spotting the upset youngster standing at the wrong stop in Leeds, in northern England, at around 7:15 a.m. Monday, per the Daily Telegraph… Read More

 


 

Post-9/11 Charity Started With $500, Now Has Given $150Mil To Assist Wounded Veterans

from Good News Network

The Semper Fi Fund, a top-rated veteran nonprofit, is thrilled to announce that it has reached a major milestone. The Fund has passed the $150 million mark in providing assistance to post-9/11 service members and their families… Read More

 

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