Women with AIDS
Health care workers in India India are spending their own money to help young mothers find ways to support themselves.
Hispanics Cope With Katrina
The Rev. Sally Bevill is helping shape the future of an area that’s going through a lot of changes since the storm.
Head Start Beds
Volunteers are helping to make sure kids get good grades—by getting a good night’s sleep.
Panama Medical Missions
American doctors spend their own time and money to staff a clinic in Panama.
Caps For Cancer Kids
One group used their heads to find a way to brighten the days of children inside a cancer clinic.
Grade School Grandpals
In one small town, grandparents are remembered often by children to whom they may not be related, but share a special bond.
Native American Storm Team
When disasters strike, some of the first people on the scene after the fact belong to Disaster Early Response Teams.
Fit For Life
90-year-old Champ Goldy is setting records. When he says he's fit for life, he means it.
Keeping Earth Clean
A program called Earth Keepers is changing the way thousands dispose of everyday household items and care for the planet.
Kids Score Nets
Some young basketball fans came up with a fun way to raise money and save lives while shooting hoops.
Seniors Fight Crime
One woman is making it her mission to help those in their golden years and get criminals out of their neighborhoods.
Living With Parkinson's
Despite the hurdles, one woman who was diagnosed with the disease in her 20s has found some “positives” of Parkinson’s.
Serving Special Needs
A Tampa church is giving parents of disabled children a break, and giving their children some new friendships.
Secrets of Lasting Marriages
What's the secret to a long and happy marriage? Members of the "Golder Pairs" have been married for over 50 years, and share their theories.
Soccer Balls To Iraq
A disturbing e-mail from a U.S. soldier in Iraq prompted one United Methodist church to send toys to Iraqi children that could literally save their lives.
Teen Mom Support
A group called Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) offers teen moms help to overcome obstacles and be better parents.
Nets Fight Malaria
The United Methodist Church has teamed with the UN Foundation, NBA Cares and other partners to provide an answer to the problem of malaria in Africa.
Black Family History
One small town decided to preserve their heritage as told by the descendants of the men and women who helped build their community.
Free Health Supplies
A group of men are helping the over 46 million people in the U.S. who have no health insurance and are facing severe challenges.
Super Bowl Sermon
The Rev. Ken Diehm asked his congregation to watch the famous Super Bowl spots and ask "What are these million dollar commercials really saying?"
AIDS Prevention For Women
Doctors at one United Methodist-supported university believe they are on the verge of a breakthrough that could slow the spread of this deadly virus.
Girls Give Dolls
Two little girls in Kansas spend their time with Grandma working on a project that helps make other girls feel special.
Cambodia Faith Engine
A missionary is sharing his love of auto mechanics to offer free job training in order to break the cycle of poverty in Cambodia.
Child Sings To Soldiers
Thanks to YouTube, six-year-old Heather Martin's song to her brother in Iraq has touched the hearts of many with loved ones fighting a war far from home.
Alzheimer's affects about four-and-a-half million people in the U.S. and dealing with the disease on a day-to-day basis can be a huge challenge for caregivers.
Bikes For Christmas
For some families, a bike is a luxury they can’t afford. That’s why a group of volunteers is dedicated to recycling used bikes and giving them away to those in need.
Last Minute Toy Store
13 million children live in poverty in the U.S. – and this Christmas, there are efforts around the country to provide them gifts.
Latino Christmas Journey
A small California town recently celebrated Las Posadas, turning city streets into a live illustration of the Christmas story.
UMTV: Latino Christmas Journey
Many churches celebrate Las Posadas during Advent, a Spanish tradition that re-creates the journey of Mary and Joseph to Bethlehem.
A group of Korean-Americans decided to help Hispanic newcomers in their neighborhood with meals, moral support and job skills.
Hunters For The Hungry
A unique partnership pairs outdoorsmen with food pantries so they can share their surplus.
Employment for Ex-Cons
Getting tough on crime is a popular sentiment, but what happens when criminals get out of jail? A program called Turnabout is helping ex-cons stay out of jail and on the job.
Refuge for Immigrants
With no access to daycare, a program called Meetingpoint provides a safe haven for children in immigrant neighborhoods.
Future For AIDS Orphans
More than 15 million children around the world have lost one or both parents to AIDS. A program in Africa is providing hope for children left to care for their younger siblings.
Care at AIDS Camp
Many with AIDS are isolated from friends, families and communities. But a retreat called “Strength for the Journey” offers acceptance and advice for those living with the disease.
Kids Fight Hunger
Some kids are trying to remember those who are hungry by being part of an operation that packs meals for developing countries.
Dogs Teach Kids
Some special dogs are using their great listening skills to help children learning to read gain confidence.
Hope Floats After Katrina
Many fishermen lost their livelihoods in the storm and now don’t qualify for traditional loans. But a unique program is getting them back out to sea.
Transplant Success Story
Thanks to a teenage boy and his family, 70-year-old United Methodist pastor John Hastings is still able to do what he loves.
Worship and Weight Loss
Inspired by their pastor's struggle with diabetes, one congregation has committed to regular exercise together.
New Hope In Harlem
The Harlem Metro Youth Center is working to build young leaders in the community while celebrating the energy and enthusiasm of the hip-hop generation.
Tutoring Storm Survivors
A children’s literacy program founded 20 years ago in New Orleans survived the storm, thanks to volunteer tutors.
Halloween is a time when most kids want to collect candy, but for some it's a chance to help children in other countries.
Military Special Delivery
Volunteer bakers near the Naval Academy in Annapolis have spent 25 years delivering treats to sailors serving our country.
College After Katrina
After Hurricane Katrina, a Dillard University returns to the campus, and the city, he now calls home.
The Woman at the Well program helps female offenders overcome obstacles and start a new life after prison.
Recipe For Katrina Relief
A group of grillers called the Pork Chop Express head for the Gulf Coast to give relief workers a break and locals a lift.
Tuning Up Lives
Purchasing a car is not a reality for many working families, but some dedicated volunteers turn donated cars into vehicles for changing lives.
Beautifying The Barrio
A program called Code Rangers empowers neighbors and teaches homeowners how to keep crime out and property values up.
Sew For Peace
A group of women are reaching out to those in the war zone. They are sending hundreds of homemade dresses to Iraqi girls.