Weekly Good Newsletter - May 17, 2020


Fitness Program created for kids now helps Seniors.

There's a new focus on getting seniors to work out during the corona virus pandemic and the idea started with kids in school. BOKS workouts are catching on with seniors because they are easy, fun, and helping them stay fit.


Musician Dad Rocks Out With Kids to Perform Beatles Classic!

It's a family affair. Dad on lead, Mom behind the camera ... but the Kids steal the show. Once you see "Colt Clark and the Quarantine Kids" version of "Come Together," you'll fall in love with them all!


Kids are Cute - Especially when they're Baby Goats! Your Daily Diversion...

Goats, especially baby goats, bring so much happiness to the world. The Catskill Animal Sanctuary rescues farm animals from a variety of bad circumstances. After one of their biggest rescues last October, they have welcomed a herd of baby goats that are getting a lot of attention and have captured people's hearts!


This Teen creates a solution for "Safe Hugs".

People still need to social distance, which means physical contact with family and friends can be hard during the corona virus crisis. Our #FeelGoodPhoto of the week shows how a 10-year-old girl created a plastic curtain to be able to hug her grandparents.


This Kid CEO taught himself how to cook!

Have you learned anything new since you've been quarantined? Kid CEO, Sebastian Martinez, from Are You Kidding Socks, has come up with his own recipe for a power breakfast. Watch as he whips up this recipe to help you get your day off and running, even if you're still only in your socks!


Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson donate blood plasma for an important Carona Virus study.

This was our "Celebs Doing Good" Pick of the Week. If it helps others recover from the disease and leads to cure, the actor and his wife will be proud to have contributed the "Hanks-ccine" to the cause!


"No Kid Hungry" vows to make sure no kid in America goes hungry.

A movement of Teachers, Chefs, Community Leaders, Parents, Lawmakers, and CEOs have a shared belief that hunger is an issue that must be addressed, now. The Covid-19 pandemic has uncovered a distressing fact - thousands of American families walk a narrow line between comfort and poverty. No Kid Hungry and their partners are assisting those whose lives have been disrupted by getting healthy food to where it's most needed.

To support the work of No Kid Hungry, click HERE ...


We'll see you next week. Till then, OGTV hopes your week is Only Good!

Series - Beauty Redefined

Dudeoir and Drag Queens On Ice! An Event for Fun and Charity (Beauty Redefined E3)

** On World Aids Day, we share this story about an Aids fundraising event that celebrates people being comfortable in their own skin. **

Drag Queens on Ice is celebrating their 8th Annual event, fundraising for local Sacramento, California charities, and showing how dressing in drag draws off of what beauty is and allows each individual to create their own persona, their own version of being beautiful.

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How This Mom Turns Tragedy Into A Lifesaving Mission

** On our National Day Of Giving, here's a story about a woman's loss and how she turned it into an opportunity to help others. **

November 9th, 2002 changed Heidi Johnson's life forever. After a tragic accident that killed her mother and left her father hospitalized for weeks, Heidi realized she had a greater calling. "You don't just wake up one day and start a non-profit. Something happens... there's a moment. I became intrigued by that moment and who these people were."

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Why Shopping Makes You Feel Good - You Should Know with Lucia Nazzaro

** Here's a short video on why shopping makes you happy to get you amped for Cyber Monday **

This just in! Retail therapy actually works! We love to give you tips and tricks to make sure you are the happiest & healthiest you can be. So here is one more, and it just may be our favorite.

In this brand new episode of You Should Know, Lucia explains how shopping really can improve your well being. Even if you don't buy anything, the positive effects are still there. So tell your spouse you don't necessarily have to spend money... even though it's more fun that way :)

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Caring Couture Makes Scarves By Employing Adults With Down Syndrome

** To highlight "Small Business Friday" here is a story about a small organization that opens its doors to people of all abilities. **

This is the ultimate story of a mothers love for her child. Boynton Beach, FL mom, Laurie Ruehlman wanted to spend more quality time with her daughter, Payton, who has Down Syndrome.

"I felt Payton was given to me for a reason," her Mom explained. "It was something bigger than just being her Mom."

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Cops Stop And Shop With Kids In Need

Back to school has a whole new meaning in Yarmouth, MA. One of the Yarmouth Police Department's back to school programs, Shop With A Cop, pairs up an officer with a child to prepare students for their school year.

"I think the most important part of the program is showing the kids that we're not always coming in to arrest somebody," noted Officer Brain Morrison. "We're here to help them and be friends with them."

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Turkey Carving Tips So You Won't Miss A Bite!

Yum... it's Thanksgiving. We set you up with some tips to cooking the perfect turkey, now on to the carving!

You may think it is easy... but you'd be surprised at how much meat you are actually missing. Executive Chef, Michael Luboff, for Stew Leonard's – the World's Largest Dairy Store and one of the most renowned grocery store chains in the U.S., gives some carving tips to make sure you savor every bit! Along with enjoying it, you want it to look presentable, too!

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Watch How These Goofy Gobblers Spend Their Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is near and the turkeys of Millstone Farm are ready to get moving! Although they're not sure where they're going, their hilarious banter and barnyard strutting is fun to hear and see! Onward, to the Thanksgiving table!

Millstone Farm is a seventy-one acre private, family-owned farm focused on regenerative farming, educational opportunities and innovative technologies that improve the health of our community, our animals and our land.

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These Heroes Are Providing Their Community with a Market of Hope - Only Good Heroes (E23)

In this OnlyGood TV original series 'Only Good Heroes', you'll meet some remarkable individuals and organizations who are making a huge difference in communities across the country, sparking action that pulls people together to battle the impact from this pandemic.

In this episode, host Lucia Nazzaro talks with Keith Tankson and Azariah Baker, the co-founders of Austin Harvest, a youth-led open air fresh-market that provides fresh produce, flowers, as well as a positive spirit and hope for the residents of the Austin neighborhood of Chicago.

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