Good News Stories - 31 December 2017

@just4him (95755)
Green Bay, Wisconsin
December 31, 2017 7:04pm CST
Happy New Year my friends. What better way to end the year than to bring you a couple real good stories, about people showing kindness to their neighbors. First up is the story about a man who gave back. Free Meals for Homeless In 1984 Eyvazian arrived in America from Turkey after spending 40 days in a Turkish prison after escaping his homeland, Iraq. He found a home with his uncle and began working as a janitor at a Jack in the Box in San Antonio. He now owns many Jack in the Box restaurants including El Pollo Loco restaurants. On Christmas he decided to open one of his many El Pollo Loco restaurants to serve Christmas dinner to the homeless of the city. He didn't ask any of his employees to help, but 30 did. Those served were very grateful for the hot meal they received, some saying it was the first they had in years. To read the full story, click on the link: http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/El-Pollo-Loco-serves-up-Christmas-chicken-meals-12454692.php This second story just makes me feel good. I hope it does you too. Paying it Forward Sixty-year-old Charles Reynolds had just cashed his paycheck when a thief reached around and stole the $500 he had just cashed. The video of Charles chasing the thief out of the Wal-Mart store in Largo, Florida went viral and was seen by Kari Diaz, who decided then and there to earn enough to give him back that $500, even though Wal-Mart had already done so. Kari knew what it was like to be almost homeless, raising her kids as a single mom, and putting her kids names on the Salvation Army Angel Tree so they could have Christmas presents. Someone helped her and she wanted to pay it forward. Click on the link below to read the full story, and be sure to click the link in the article to view the video. https://www.littlethings.com/mom-gives-money-to-stranger/?utm_source=gnn&utm_medium=Facebook&utm_campaign=uplifting I hope you enjoyed these treasures of human kindness I found for this last day of 2017. Thanks for reading.
8 people like this
8 responses
@Deepizzaguy (8375)
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
1 Jan
Thank you for sharing these nice stories of businessmen and ordinary people using their power to assist the less fortunate.
2 people like this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
You're welcome. I'm glad you liked them. Happy New Year!
2 people like this
• Lake Charles, Louisiana
1 Jan
@just4him Happy New Year to you too Valerie.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
@Deepizzaguy Thank you. Happy New Year!
1 person likes this
@Gillygirl (15685)
• Sutton, England
1 Jan
Such heart warming stories about human kindness Valerie. A very happy new year to you and your family.
2 people like this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
Thank you. I'm glad you enjoyed the stories. Happy New Year to you and I hope it's a healthy and prosperous one too.
2 people like this
@Gillygirl (15685)
• Sutton, England
3 Jan
@just4him Thank you.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
3 Jan
1 person likes this
@Courtlynn (54611)
• United States
1 Jan
I love these ones! Thank you for sharing them with us.
2 people like this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
You're welcome. I'm glad you like them. They just make you feel good all over. Happy New Year!
2 people like this
@Courtlynn (54611)
• United States
1 Jan
@just4him yes they do. So many kind people out there and negative things always makes us firget tgat a bit
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
@Courtlynn Yes, it does.
1 person likes this
@tammys85 (9044)
• United States
2 Jan
I'm so glad you share good news stories. It's definitely a refreshing break from the normal stories out there.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 Jan
Yes, it is. I get so tired of seeing all the stories that make the headlines and make a person depressed by it all.
1 person likes this
@tammys85 (9044)
• United States
5 Jan
@just4him EXACTLY. I know some things we NEED to know, but it just becomes too much. I rarely watch or read the news anymore because of it, so I'm glad to see you spreading the happier news stories. Thank you.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
5 Jan
@tammys85 You're welcome. I'm glad you enjoy them. I don't watch or read the news either.
1 person likes this
@allen0187 (27914)
• Philippines
2 Jan
Love these feel good stories!
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
2 Jan
I'm glad you like them.
1 person likes this
@JudyEv (103737)
• Bunbury, Australia
1 Jan
Some people really know how to be kind and considerate to others. These little stories make great reading.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
Yes, they do.
1 person likes this
@marlina (64793)
• Canada
1 Jan
Yes, I enjoy the stories.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
I'm glad you like them.
@jstory07 (59711)
• Roseburg, Oregon
1 Jan
I like reading stories about people doing good things.
1 person likes this
@just4him (95755)
• Green Bay, Wisconsin
1 Jan
So do I. It just warms the heart. Happy New Year!