There is so much negative news out there ("if it bleeds, it leads"), some of us have chosen to stop reading/watching the news entirely.
I'd like to help change that.
Every Tuesday I will highlight an article I find that focuses on GOOD news.
Spread the word.
This week's entry comes from Noah's Dream Catcher Network and The Huffington Post.
Noah Lamaide, 12-Year-Old Wisconsin Boy, Saves Grandma's Home From Foreclosure
After 12-year-old Noah Lamaide saw how the charity he had started was helping needy families, he knew exactly what to do when his own grandmother nearly lost her home.
When Noah's 72-year-old grandmother, Janice Sparhawk, fell behind on her mortgageHere is a short video about it:
payments for the home that had been in her family for three generations, the Wisconsin boy succeeded in raising $10,500 in a month, ABC News reports.
His efforts saved her house from the Feb. 15 auction just in time.
The young boy started Noah's Dream Catcher Network in 2010 to organize community service projects and give do-gooders a chance to donate to important causes.
"I want to help someone who is very dear to me for my next dream... My Grandma has fallen on hard times and is going to loose [sic] her home," Noah wrote on his website. "My Grandma in case you don't know her has a heart of gold. She has given so much to our community since I can remember!!!"
Sparhawk had first turned to the government for help, but when officials didn't come back to her with a payment program options, Noah stepped in, according to ABC.
"How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world." - Anne Frank