Art and creativity provide a special kind of healing in Kentucky
Hands Healing HeArts participants undertake writing, drama, music, sculpture and visual arts projects as vehicles for self-discovery and expression.
How barbecue became a lifesaver
Providing barbecue meals for displaced residents and emergency personnel is one small way to temporarily soothe the harsh realities of immense recovery efforts.
This Israeli hospital serves everyone, regardless of religion or state
At Hadassah, one of the largest hospitals in Israel, there is an open-door policy for anyone in need.
Stories that shape how we give back
Neiko's Newman's Own Foundation fellowship reaffirmed that he wanted to spend his life helping others and combating oppression wherever and whenever possible.
When Hurricane Harvey hit, they relied on one news source
PBS and local stations use expertise and the power of broadcast technology to help ensure public safety in communities nationwide.
My transition was easy, finding meaning after service was not
For one veteran, surrounding herself with civic-minded people brought her more fulfillment than corporate life ever could.
After losing her husband, she founded a grief support camp for children
Twice a year, children between 6 and 17 who have lost a significant loved one gather at Camp Hope for a weekend of support.
How one high school teacher stays inspired
A high school English teacher in Alaska shares how PBS's meaningful content keeps her energized and helps her avoid burnout.
Veteran brothers bond over biking
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride® recently returned to Washington, DC for its annual events at the White House and Annapolis.
A camp that gives hope
The Center for Family Justice breaks the cycle of abuse and violence by providing services that create hope and restore lives.
Finding relief for unseen injuries
The Wounded Warrior Project offers mental health workshops that provide private environments for warriors to express themselves and share their experiences.
Helping children reach their full potential
Dame Vera Lynn established her charity to support children with cerebral palsy and other motor learning impairments.