Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong was chosen as CNN’s “2018 Hero of the Year” for his decade-long commitment to charity work in Peru.
He has provided free housing, meals and support for poor families of sick children receiving free treatment.
Homeless advocates and local officials in Los Angeles have staged their own protest in support of the temporary homeless shelter planned on a city-owned parking lot in Koreatown.
Koreatown residents have been conducting multiple protests to express opposition against the plan, citing the proposed shelter’s proximity to schools and its potential effect on local businesses.
An animal shelter in Fort Wayne, Indiana, definitely had cause for a celebration after all their pets were adopted during a Black Friday deal.
Puppy adoptions, which usually go for $100, were discounted to $10 for the Black Friday special. In addition, customers were able to name their own price on cats. Jodi Hamilton from the Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control told CBS 6:
One of the most needless problems that America faces today is the staggering amount of good and edible food that is wasted when there are so many hungry, homeless and food-insecure people out there.