The Reformed Prisoner Who Is Paying It Forward

Raul Baez spent twelve years in prison for armed robbery. While incarcerated, he found God and Christianity and became determined to help others who had also lost their way at some point. He decided to create WITO (We Innovatively Transform Ourselves), a nonprofit organization named after his son. WITO helps …

Garbage Collector’s Gift to a Child With Autism

Sometimes bonds are created in unexpected ways and can lead to extraordinary acts of giving. This video from the nonprofit “Autism Speaks” documents just such a moment between Daniel Newberger, a young boy with autism and Manuel Sanchez, the trash collector who decided to cross the divide from friendly stranger …

Where Homework Means Building Affordable Housing

Each year, beginning in the fall, a group of third-year architecture students from Auburn University take up residence in a small rural Alabama town to begin building a house. In the winter, when a new semester begins, they are replaced at the Newbern, Alabama, project site by another cohort of …