Common Holds Burlington Coat Drive in His Hometown of Chicago

Throughout the holiday season, Burlington customers can donate new and gently worn coats at their local Burlington store. This year, Common, along with teenage students from his Common Ground Foundation, launched the iniative in his hometown of Chicago. For the past 13 years, Burlington, alongside their partner Delivering Good, has been committed to hosting this…

109-Year-Old Grandma Spreads Holiday Cheer with the Harlem Globetrotters

A 109-year-old woman who famously danced with the Obamas has now linked up with the Harlem Globetrotters to bring holiday fun to a school in Washington, D.C.  Virginia McLaurin used to volunteer at the Roots Charter School. Recently, she went back to the school with the Globetrotters, whom she's spent her last three birthdays with.…

Mystery Man Pays For Gifts For Strangers This Holiday Season

One mystery man in Vermont is paying it forward for the holiday season. A man, who only goes by the name Chris Kringle, went to Walmart in the state and helped to pay layaway bills for strangers in the store. For Julie Gates, it was a complete shock when the man paid her bill of…

Jennifer Lawrence Visits Children’s Hospital in Louisville for the Holidays

Jennifer Lawrence is all about spreading some holiday love in her hometown of Louisville, KY, for Christmas! As is one of her holiday traditions, the actress stopped by Norton Children’s Hospital on Christmas Eve, spending time with patients and their families, as well as staff members. “This visit has become a tradition for Lawrence each Christmas,”…

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Secret Santa Donates $10,000 to Family of Woman In Coma for Two Years

This is the season for giving, and one family in Idaho definitely received a holiday surprise they'll never forget! Mike Bartell and his six children has had a rough few years after his wife and their mother, Lauriann, fell into a coma during surgery after suffering a bleeding ulcer. Mike cut back on his work…