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.
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