Texas Furniture Store Provides Shelter from the Storm
After a severe winter storm in Texas left many people without electricity and heat, Gallery Furniture’s owner, Jim McIngvale, opened two of his furniture stores as shelters. “Mattress Mack,” as he is known, had previously opened his store as a shelter during Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey. For details, including stories of people who took shelter, you can read this article from the ABC 11.
Sea Turtles Rescued from Paralyzing Cold
In a related story, thousands of sea turtles rescued from paralyzing cold stuns are sheltered in a Texas convention center.
No Rhinos were Poached in Kenya in 2020
For the first time in 21 years, Kenyan Wildlife Service reported zero poaching of rhinos in the year 2020. Fighting poverty, tougher policing, and travel restrictions were contributing factors. Here’s more from the Good news Network.
Roslyn’s Lullaby from the UK
Rosalyn, who lives in the US, was having a terrible time trying to sleep. She was even having nightmares. Her father, a music teacher, reached out to a British men’s choir who created and sang a special lullaby for Rosalyn and her sister Evelyn. I found this story on The Good News Network. If you’re having trouble sleeping, you might try this song with its deep, rich harmonies..
Homeless Driver Who Rescues Dogs Gets a $10,000 Grubhub Grant
The food delivery company, Grubhub, went looking for drivers who make a difference. Destiny Powers who lives in her van and rescues dogs between deliveries was one of 20 Grubhub employees to receive grants. You can learn more about Destiny here.
Plus, here’s Destiny’s grant application video:
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February 23, 2021 at 11:03 am
All great stories but the no poaching really is a big victory!
February 23, 2021 at 4:26 pm
It is! I’m very thankful for those protecting the rhinos and other animals. Thanks for supporting the good news!
February 23, 2021 at 1:52 pm
All good stories, especially the rhinos!
February 23, 2021 at 4:27 pm
Thanks, Dan. It is big progress! Must be encouraging for those working to protect the rhinos.
February 24, 2021 at 6:12 am
Good for destiny. I liked the turtles rescue, too, but I gather it is the scale of this that is unusual this year.
February 24, 2021 at 8:24 pm
Yes. There are always some cold stunned turtle rescues, but not so many in the south.
February 25, 2021 at 1:41 am
Great stories, as always!!
February 25, 2021 at 5:10 pm
Thanks, Dave. I’m very glad to know you appreciate them!
February 26, 2021 at 8:35 am
Yeah. They are a real treat to read. Well done!