You may be seeing new coffee sleeves at Starbucks today. The new camouflage sleeves say “ten-thousand veterans and military spouses hired.” It’s all a part of their campaign to get people to know more about veteran issues. The shop is planning on hiring another 15-thousand by 2025. Also, shoutout to iHeartRadio show your stripes - hire smart, hire vets - at showyourstripes.org.
Yesterday’s solar eclipse was good news for Bonnie Tyler and her 1983 hit, “Total Eclipse of the Heart.” The song shot up 500-percent in sales over the past week. Not to miss an opportunity, Tyler sang the hit on a cruise yesterday. She cut the 8-minute version to 2-minutes and 40 seconds to coincide with how long the total eclipse lasted.
Students at one school in Texas won’t have to worry about buying any school supplies. An anonymous woman bought it all! The school said it really makes a difference since a lot of the families struggle to pay for the supplies.
A Lego Emergency resulted in hundred of toys for an Italian hospital. The hospital put a call out on Facebook so their younger patients would have something to play with. In just three days they received over 500 boxes of new legos, enough to make all the kids happy.