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When A Simple Idea Like This Actually Works And It Helps People Get By, Everybody Wins

As setbacks like the end of unemployment benefits, high prices for winter heating, and the continued lack of good jobs hammer people in every state, the demand for food banks grows. Here are some folks who are trying to connect food banks with actual food to help meet the increasing needs of our hardest-hit Americans.

When A Simple Idea Like This Actually Works And It Helps People Get By, Everybody Wins

Need a mood boost to help you sail through the weekend? Here are 10 moments that brought joy to our hearts and a smile to our faces this week. Enjoy!

1. How much does this sweet little boy adore his baby sister? So darn much.

Oh, to be loved with this much enthusiasm! The sheer adoration on his face. What a lucky little sister.

2. Teens raise thousands for their senior trip, then donate it to their community instead.

When it came time for Islesboro Central School's Class of 2021 to pick the destination for their senior class trip, the students began eyeing a trip to Greece or maybe even South Korea. But in the end, they decided to donate $5,000 they'd raised for the trip to help out their community members struggling in the wake of the pandemic instead.

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