Sharing Stories of Everyday Good

Tackling Hartford's college graduation problem

Hartford Promise believes that large-scale college success can transform the lives of Hartford students and change the trajectory of their city.

In New Haven, an alternative school gives students new opportunities

Alternative schools can be the last option for young adults who are at risk of dropping out. This school in New Haven is trying to change that.

These Minnesota kids dreamed up healthy snacks for the Big Game

The Super Snack Challenge engaged all kids and families across Minnesota to think about healthy snacks and try new nutritious foods.

This indoor greenhouse grows more than just vegetables

The GrowHaus seeks to create a community-driven, neighborhood-based food system based in Denver's Elyria-Swansea neighborhood.

Finding answers through genetic sequencing

​After years of uncertain health diagnoses, the VanBrocklin family received free clinical whole genome sequencing through Rare Genomics.

Bonnie's "pit crew" of helpers

While dealing with their three-year-old's cancer remission, the Hall family found comfort at the Ronald McDonald House in South Island, New Zealand.

Ending loneliness with a cup of tea and a bit of cake

This charity’s 11,000 volunteers host tea parties for socially isolated older people to reconnect with their community and make new friends.

Empowering kids to make healthy food choices

GrowingGreat's garden and nutrition education programs take a multicultural approach, along with a focus on literacy and scientific inquiry.

The art of neighboring

A Washington-based artist explains the importance of finding culture in small towns, and why connecting with your community is crucial.

How a local orchestra is making the symphony accessible to everyone

While orchestras haven't exactly been at the forefront of youth culture, this regional orchestra wants to change that.

This small town had no grocery store. So they built their own.

The village of Cody, Nebraska hadn't had a grocery store in more than a decade. So the community joined together to build their own.

Young leaders in Iraq and U.S. want to bridge the cultural gap

The Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program exposes Iraqi youth to U.S. culture and values to promote better understanding between the people of the two countries.