This Food Truck Serves Fare With a Side of Social Justice

Snowday food truck is hitting the streets of New York, serving food in an effort to promote social justice. It is the first social justice food truck concept by Drive Change, whose mission is to use the food truck workplace to run a one-year fellowship for young people returning home from jail or prison. The truck was…

Hot chicken joint serves second chances

Shannon Wilson has worked for Hot Chicken Takeover for two years. Before that, she was in prison. Wilson, now an Executive Coordinator for the popular Ohio restaurant, was addicted to drugs for 15 years. At 31, she was incarcerated for nearly four years. When she was released, she had no money, no clothes, and no…

Hungarian hospital helps injured birds back into the skies

A unique veterinary hospital in eastern Hungary is saving the lives of wild birds, including many who sustain severe injuries during their long migratory journey to Africa to escape the harsh winters of northern Europe. Located in the Hortobagy National Park, a World Heritage site on the Great Hungarian Plain, the hospital treats, among others,…

Denver chef teaches sick kids to grow and grill healthy food

In our ongoing series A More Perfect Union, we show how what unites us as Americans is far greater than what divides us. In this installment, we meet a Denver chef who’s getting kids to eat what they usually hate: vegetables. Chef and restaurant owner Troy Guard is sharing his love of healthy food with…

Body-Cam Video Shows Police Saving 2 Dogs Trapped Inside A Hot Car

There’s been an enormous response to a video that shows police in Georgia rescuing two dogs trapped in a car that was 167-degrees inside. According to the Roswell Police Department, it was 89 degrees at 52 percent humidity Sunday afternoon when a concerned citizen called them to a parking lot. But inside the car it…

Homeless Triplets Defy All Odds, Receive Surprise Of A Lifetime

Overcoming the loss of both parents and stints of being homeless, Haley, Kassidy, and Sierra have defied all odds. The Yeckes triplets’ mother passed away when they were 3 months old. Their father went to prison. They lived with a grandmother, but since she didn’t believe in schooling, they didn’t go to school until they…

Businessman Donates $50 Million For New Children’s Hospital

Property investor Mark Dunajtschik signed an agreement to build a $50 million children’s hospital in Wellington, New Zealand. While many details are still to be confirmed, the new hospital is expected to be about 7,000 square meters and contain 50 inpatient hospital beds as well as space for families. Health Minister Jonathan Coleman welcomed the…