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Good Deed

Texas Diner Tips Waiter $750 So He Can Fly Home To Ireland

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 11.22.2016 | Good News

A total stranger in Texas is being credited with leaving a $750 tip for a waiter from Ireland, a generous gift the waiter says will help fly his new f...

6 Amazing Moments Of Human Connection That Will Have You Reaching For The Tissues

HuffPost Partner Studio | Posted 08.08.2016 | Good News

Stories of connection, compassion and kindness are the currency that gives us faith in humanity. From a century-long bond between twin sisters to a he...

WATCH: Man Wonders Why He Even Bothered With Good Deed

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.02.2016 | Weird News

Was this man's good deed really worth the headache? Surveillance footage posted online shows Ben Garner returning a dumpster that's been blown away in...

International Good Deeds Day 2015

Shari Arison | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Shari Arison

I was honored to meet Pope Francis, just as I am honored to be welcomed in all communities and religions around the world who have taken part in Good Deeds Day, as a symbol of how our world can look all year round.

Guys Surprise Waitress With $200 Tip.. Get An Awesome Surprise In Return

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 10.30.2013 | Good News

Three guys from GiveBackFilms decided to head to IHOP and make one waitress' day by tipping her $200. Her reaction is nothing short of priceless. A...


Donnie Demers | Posted 06.29.2013 | Healthy Living
Donnie Demers

"I turn 100 on August 5! That's something to be excited about! Thank you for your help with the hill, young man." As he started to walk away, I had to smile myself, because initially I had thought that I was the one doing the good deed of the day.

Beating the Odds

Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Gregory Jantz, Ph.D.

It is heartwarming to know people from all over the globe are willing to respond to these stories. In a digital age, where people spend more time interacting with devices than they sometimes do with other people, the Internet can become a human bridge.

The Golden Rule: What Goes Around Comes Around

Donna Labermeier | Posted 04.27.2013 | Healthy Living
Donna Labermeier

Not only is it important to be aware that treating others the way we would like to be treated is morally the right thing to do, it is just as important to understand that for every one of our actions, there is an equal and opposite reaction that we draw toward ourselves.

How 365 Days Of Good Deeds Changed My Life

Erin McHugh | Posted 11.21.2012 | Fifty
Erin McHugh

We got a saint in our family. ... I thought, you know, I could be doing just a little bit better. Be a little nicer. Count to ten. Go out of my way once in a while. What, I wondered, would it be like if I tried to do a good deed -- even something tiny -- for a whole year?

Girl Returns Immigrant's Lost Life Savings, Gets Dream Reward

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 10.04.2012 | Impact

Abbie Jacobson struck a mighty blow to the adage "finders keepers" in returning $4,000 lost by an elderly Cambodian immigrant. As a result, the 8-y...

Teens Return Lost Wallet Containing More Than $700 In Cash

The Huffington Post | Allie Compton | Posted 07.05.2012 | Good News

For most teens, $700 is a fairly unimaginable sum. But that didn't stop four kids in Great Falls, Mont., from returning the money when they found it. ...

Paying It Behind

James M. Lynch | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
James M. Lynch

Pay it Forward is a 10-year-old movie but the concept wasn't new then and it's not used up yet. The potential to virally spread goodness and beauty is more fertile now than ever.