Good News in History, June 24 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 24 – Good News Network

140 years ago today, Canadians heard the first performance of O Canada, the song that would become the national anthem. Originally called “Chant national,” it was written in Québec City by Sir Adolphe-Basile Routhier (words in French) and composed by Calixa Lavallée, who was apparently so excited when he completed … Read more

California Organ Donation Charity Still On Track for Record-Setting Year Despite COVID-19 Upheavals

California Organ Donation Charity Still On Track for Record-Setting Year Despite COVID-19 Upheavals

A leading California-based charity announced last week that it is on pace for a 15% increase in organ donations over last year’s record-setting numbers, despite the upheaval that COVID-19 has caused to the nation’s healthcare system. The OneLegacy organization is the not-for-profit organ, eye, and tissue agency that serves the … Read more

Target Makes Coronavirus Pay Raise Permanent, Setting Hourly Minimum Wage to  – With Extra Bonuses

Target Makes Coronavirus Pay Raise Permanent, Setting Hourly Minimum Wage to $15 – With Extra Bonuses

Target stores announced yesterday that it will permanently raise its starting wage for U.S. team members to $15 per hour. Additionally, the company will give a one-time recognition bonus of $200.00 to its frontline store and distribution center hourly workers for their efforts during the coronavirus pandemic. Additionally, starting this … Read more

Good News in History, June 15 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 15 – Good News Network

60 years ago, The Apartment, a romantic comedy-drama that won the Academy Award for Best Picture, premiered in New York City. Its co-writer and producer Billy Wilder also won Best Director and Best Original Screenplay. The Apartment stars Jack Lemmon and Shirley MacLaine who were both nominated for Oscars for … Read more