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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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!
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
There aren’t a lot of things that can really brighten your day as much as puppies or kittens. Kittens in this video are so insanely adorable, they will literally make your day. Because – who doesn’t love cute cats?
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
In 2008 Christine traveled to Ethiopia to adopt a little girl. When they arrived home, she found her new daughter drinking water from a puddle in their driveway. This raised a huge flag for Christine, realizing water used to be such a rarity to her. Her new daughter inspired her to take up the cause […]
Thanksgiving is the perfect time of the year to reflect with your friends and family on all of the wonderful memories you share. There’s no better time to sit and celebrate! YouTube channel HooplaHa found 10 reasons why you should be thankful this year. Happy Thanksgiving!
“The best way I have always put it is: If you wake up in the morning, and you have cancer and you don’t feel well, you can call into work and say ‘Hey, I have cancer, I don’t feel well,’ and everyone understands. You are told to rest and not worry. Now, try to call […]