Monday, March 9, 2009

Child's selfless request helps feed the hungry

"About a year ago, [a mother and daughter] were listening as a radio announcer talked about the fact that local food banks were struggling.

"[The daughter] decided then what she wanted for her next birthday.

"She asked if she could ask children to bring food for a food drive instead of presents,'' said [the mother]. "I told her that it was a wonderful, heartfelt idea.'' When it came time for the party and the presents, [the child] didn't forget. She asked her birthday guests to bring canned goods and other nonperishable food items. No presents."

read the full story at The Fayetteville Observer.

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

Mum's selfless act to save her miracle baby Izabelle

A MUM forced to make an agonising choice between having a baby or undergoing vital chemotherapy treatment for an aggressive form of bone cancer is celebrating after the birth of her ‘miracle’ daughter Izabelle.

Read the full story at This is Wiltshire