Jessica had battled a brain tumor for a decade and was finally feeling better. Her little cat Olive had stood by her throughout her treatment, and now they were relaxing together at their house in Harlem. One weekend, Jessica couldn’t find Olive anywhere. She went down to the basement and heard faint meowing from the corner. Olive was very sick. […]
I was at the grocery store recently when the woman behind me in line tried to return a pair of hubcaps. There’s nothing wrong with them. I just need groceries more than I need hubcaps. That’s what she said. The hubcaps cost $14. Fourteen dollars was the difference between her eating or not eating. You may be picturing her in […]
An employee getting COVID has forced the closure of an animal shelter in Manhattan. They are looking for foster families for the animals until the shelter can reopen. I just messaged them on Instagram here. If you can help, please contact them!
Providing critical medical care to patients who sometimes have very few resources, all in the face of enormous political opposition, is challenging at the best of times. The pandemic has made it even harder. But Planned Parenthood is adjusting rapidly to make sure that people who need help get it. I just got off a Planned Parenthood Federation of America […]
I recently received a wonderful letter from a young man named Corey, who is at Rawhide boys ranch. Rawhide is a place that takes in boys who have gotten in trouble with the law and helps them change their lives. Corey was behind in school before he arrived at Rawhide, but he’s done a complete 180 and will graduate high […]