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First Smartphone App to Detect Ear Infections in Children Could Save Unnecessary Doctor’s Visits

Rather than waste time and money on unnecessary visits to the doctor, this app could give parents an easy way to diagnose an ear infection.

Library of Congress Makes Dozens of Ultra-Rare Children’s Books Available For Free Online

As a means of celebrating the centennial of Children's Book Week, the Library of Congress has digitized dozens of rare children's books online.

LEGO Unveils New Bricks That Will Help Teach Blind Children to Read Braille

Once the prototypes are fully developed, the LEGO Foundation says that they will also be giving the kits away to various institutions for blindness.

Construction Begins on New School Designed For (And By) Homeless Children

This groundbreaking new school campus—which has been designed for homeless kids, by homeless kids—will soon serve as a refuge for roughly 200 underprivileged kids...

Dad Builds Wheelchair-Accessible Snow Fort So All of His Children Can Play Together

This dad knows that every child deserves to be able to enjoy a winter fort – no matter what their special needs may be.

Dunkin’ and Baskin-Robbins Pay $2 Million to Bring Hundreds of Therapy Dogs into Children’s Hospitals

Though most people say that “laughter is the best medicine”, young hospital patients often find more joy in a wagging tail. So as a means...

Police Officer Praised for Spending Hours Looking After Children While Mom Filed Domestic Violence Report

When a young mother and her kids entered a Utah police station earlier this month, Officer Lofgran was ready to offer the comfort “she needed that day.”

If You Send a Free Online Letter to Santa, Macy’s Will Donate Money to Cheer Sick Children

You're never too old to write a letter to Santa Claus – and now, a department store is offering to donate money to charity...

Heartwarming Viral Video Captures Refugee Children Playing in Snow for the First Time

These kids only just migrated from a Sudanese refugee camp to Canada earlier this week – and they were delighted to be welcomed by their first snowfall.

Watch Deaf Janitor’s Emotional Reaction to Children’s Birthday Surprise

James Anthony has been working in the same school district as a janitor for the last 30 years, but during one particular school day...

Soccer Star Helps to Launch ‘World’s Largest Inclusive School’ for Disabled Children to Be Students and Teachers

The Brazilian athlete hopes that the ‘school’ will raise awareness about the lack of educational opportunities made available to special needs kids.

Man Wears Monster Costume for Three Days Straight in Order to Save Sick Children

This kind-hearted monster is determined to help children in need – even if it means wearing a costume that prevents him from eating and sleeping for 3 days.

Let’s Pay Tribute to the Humble Shoe Shiner Who Used All $200,000 of His Tips to Help Uninsured Children

For almost three decades, Albert Lexie donated all of the tips that he made from shining shoes to help sick children get the care they needed.

Girl’s Postcard to a Veteran Boasts the Simple Wisdom of Children

When a certain work assignment brought me to Nebraska for two weeks, this Canadian was given a wonderful opportunity to become immersed not only...

University Becomes First to Offer Free Tuition to Children and Spouses of Fallen Service Members

Starting in the fall, this school will become the first in the country to accept the military scholarship for fallen service family members as payment-in-full.

Facial Recognition System Helps Trace 3,000 Missing Children in 4 Days

Children's rights organizations are hoping that the technology will track down even more missing kids in the future.

‘Angel’ Dad is the Only Foster Parent Willing to Take in Terminally-ill Children (Podcast)

Mohamed may seem like an average family man, but he is a hero in L.A.—where he is the only father willing to be a foster dad to terminally-ill children. Hear the Good News Guru story.

‘Angel’ Dad is the Only Foster Parent Willing to Take in Terminally-ill Children

LISTEN to this Good News Guru story from the radio broadcast with Ellen K. and Geri on KOST-103.5 (Subscribe to our new podcast on iTunes – or for Androids, on Podbean) — or Read...

Police Officers Stand In For Children’s Parents Who Couldn’t Make it to School Dance

While school dances may be fun ways for children to bond with their parents, some moms and dads just can't join in because of...

Disney Has Launched $100M Initiative to Make Children’s Hospitals Around the World Less Scary For Kids

As a means of making hospitals less traumatic for young patients, the Walt Disney Company is revolutionizing the medical experience in hospitals worldwide.