The parents of 3-year-old Regan Shetsky, who was struck and killed by a car earlier this year in Syracuse, are asking people to decorate "kindness rocks" in their daughter's memory and leave them for others to find. They started a Facebook page called “Regan’s Acts of Kindness.” The goal of kindness rocks around the world is to promote random acts of kindness.
A Texas couple was set to get married last Sunday, but after Hurricane Harvey hit, they had to postpone their wedding. They were left with the food for their rehearsal dinner, so they decided to put it to good use by feeding hundreds of hurricane victims. The couple helped prepare and deliver the food to shelters across Houston. They said it helped them feel better about having to delay their wedding. Read more.
This is always Good Stuff: It’s National Cheese Pizza Day. Fun fact about pizza: Ancient Greeks were known to have used cheese, herbs and oils to cover their breads - leading some to say they invented what we now call Pizza. So grab a slice, especially as the kids go back to school, and celebrate! And… Who has the best pizza in CNY? Tell us your favorite! Tweet at us: @Y94Syracuse with #NationalCheesePizzaDay
While those affected by Hurricane Harvey start to figure out their next steps, the Houston Independent School District figured out a way to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner to more than 200,000 students for the rest of the school year. The district received approval from the state and local government to waive the application process for the National School Lunch Program this year. That means about 215,000 kids are eligible to receive a free breakfast, lunch, and dinner every day until the school year is over.
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