Special Dog Finds Family Who Loves All His Differences

Ever since he was born, Mister Cornelius was marked as a dog nobody wanted. Nobody wanted this dog because he looks different, but as soon as this couple saw him, they were SOLD. They started noticing all the special things about him – like his very intense obsession with baths and orange things and his […]

‘Row New York’ Empowers Teen to Believe in Success

Monique Avin from Brooklyn, NY uses rowing to help her succeed academically, physically and mentally. Never having stepped foot on a boat, Monique didn’t know what rowing was before her sophomore year of high school. Now college-bound, Monique is a varsity rower with Row New York, an after-school program that combines competitive rowing and academic […]

Sacramento Kings Make Autistic High Schooler NBA Ball Girl

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drain a three point shot on a real NBA court? Jocyleen Ditico, a high schooler from California was given just the opportunity. Jocyleen suffers from the Autism spectrum disorder. Through the support of her guardians and the watchful eye of the high school basketball coach, […]

Inner City Kayaking Camp Teaches Teens to Persevere Through Adversity

After 9/11, Jesse Stone wanted to do something for the inner city youth. They had not been directly impacted by a traumatic global event, but were already enduring many untold struggles closer to home. That’s when she decided to create the Inner City Kayaking Camp for New York City youth. She chose kayaking as her […]

Inspiring Hockey Player Finds Home On Ice for Over 50 Years

There’s more to hockey than just a game. Meet Ben Shaw, 73 years young. He’s been playing hockey for well over 50 years of his life. He is the epitome of the saying “We don’t stop playing because we grow old, we grow old because we stop playing.” He certainly is an inspiration on ice.

Dad Spends Nights Cleaning Toilets So Kids Can Accomplish 1 Thing He Never Did

It’s no secret that parents are akin to superheroes. Sixty-three-year-old Fred Vautour is no exception. Having grown up in a broken home, Fred wanted to make sure he’d be able to support his kids and be there as a good father. So, rather than pursuing a career that was more lucrative, in 1994, he decided […]

How Education Gave This Former Prisoner a Second Chance

College student Maya had the eye-opening opportunity to take a class through Gateways, an education program that enables incarcerated youth to learn alongside college students. In this video, artist Terrance Turner looks to give a platform to at-risk kids. In his words, it’s important to give them something to believe in if they’re ever going […]

A Boy Who Saved 17 Lives Gets a Big Surprise

In partnership with the film Wonder, SoulPancake surprises 13-year-old hero, Virgil Smith, who trudged into the Hurricane Harvey flood waters with an air mattress to transport his stranded neighbors to safety. We’d say that deserves a Standing Ovation! As a thank you to Virgil for choosing kindness, he was awarded an Auggie Award! This was […]

This Business is Saving Elephant Lives

Sangduen “Lek” Chailert never expected to open an elephant sanctuary, but the mistreatment of the gentle creatures was an alarm too strong to ignore. Now she rehabilitates and cares for rescued elephants throughout Thailand, encouraging volunteers to help her along the way.

A Royal Ride Through the Streets of NYC Made Everyone Smile

Everybody deserves to be spoiled every once in a while. Especially when it means having four guys carry you around on their shoulders. That’s why Ben Aaron stepped back in time to bring the luxuries of Egyptian royalty to the people of New York City. And it’s all for free!

These Dogs are Transforming Lives

SoulPancake partnered with our friends at Milk-Bone® to honor the incredible relationship these four people have with their Canine Assistants service dogs. Milk-Bone® is celebrating 20 years of collaboration with Canine Assistants®, a nonprofit that helps to train and provide service dogs to people with disabilities or special needs. It’s truly remarkable the difference a service […]

10 Most AMAZING Hotels You Won’t Believe Exist

If you love to travel the following hotels should be on your bucket list not only because of their exquisite foods and recreational activities but also due to the unique features that make for one of a kind experience that you’re surely not to forget. Here’s the top 10 hotel destinations in the world.

Social Experiment With Lonely 61 Year Old Celebrating Birthday Alone Made Whole Internet Cry

A 61-year-old man went to a restaurant to celebrate his birthday with his family. At least that’s what he thought he’d be doing. He arrived early and arranged everything. He made sure there were enough seats and plates, placed the cake on the table, even added some decorations and party hats. Then he sat down […]

Little Boy Belts Out “Rise Up” Solo – When His Classmates Join You’ll Get Chills

It’s hard to believe the kids in the video below are just rehearsing… because they are definitely performance-ready. The elementary and middle school choir at Baltimore’s Cardinal Shehan School has gone wildly viral thanks to an incredible video of 30 children singing Andra Day’s powerful anthem “Rise Up.” If you’re looking for some more amazing […]

Grab Your Tissues! Deaf Baby Hears Mom Say I Love You For The First Time

It didn’t take long before Charly’s parents realized something was not quite right with their newborn baby girl. She didn’t respond to sound at all. They began to suspect to that their daughter had a hearing problem. Of course, as a parent, you hope for the best for your child and do everything in your […]

10 Festive Facts About Thanksgiving Food

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, we are all getting excited! Not only do we get to spend time with loved ones, give thanks and make memories; but we get to eat a delicious feast! My mouth has been watering for a week already. To further get you in the mood, here are some […]

Bkind – Professional Boxer Shows Us His Kindness

What is kindness? Is there a way to truly be kind? Professional boxer Gary “The Kid” Stark Jr. shares his views on Kindness with BKind co-founder Virginia Mahoney. Together they are working together to combat the negative stereotype that surrounds boxing and prove that anyone can be kind. As a Boxing Coach and Mentor at […]

Unique Ice Sculptures Will Take Your Breath Away — Ithaca Ice Wars

Every winter, world class carvers travel to Ithaca, NY to show off their sculpting skills in a national ice carving event known as Ithaca Ice Wars. Sculptors spend an entire day transforming giant blocks of ice into breathtaking pieces of frozen artwork. Call us crazy, but we suddenly have a newfound appreciation for the chilly […]

Pickles Anyone? Friends Start Gourmet Business!

At Miss Jenny’s Pickles, they preserve every pickle jar with family tradition and lots of love! Miss Jenny’s Pickles company started after Ashlee and Jenny, partners for years in the financial industry, lost their jobs due to economic recession. They knew they wanted to start a business venture together and of all things, a pickle […]