Do Something Nice
A series of feel good stories to show the world there is still warmth within the hearts of the human race.
info_outline A gift for parents - 031 10/06/2019
A gift for parents - 031 It soons become a reality of how expensive having a kid is, and as parents sometimes we wonder how we can afford basic needs when we first start off. This episode highlights a couple who had a great idea that helped out a community of new parents.
info_outline Don't judge an artist by their lyrics - 028 09/15/2019
Don't judge an artist by their lyrics - 028 There is always that topic of judgement. And there’s always that need to find the good in others. This episode covers an example of how we can be quick to judge just because we don’t care for one’s music.
info_outline Return it if it's not yours - 027 09/08/2019
Return it if it's not yours - 027 Did you find something that someone left behind? What is the first thing that crosses your mind? Do you keep it? Or do you try to turn it in? This episode highlights a good deed of someone returning something valuable to someone else.
info_outline The grass is greener on the other side, you just have to mow it - 026 09/01/2019
The grass is greener on the other side, you just have to mow it - 026 They say the grass isn’t always greener on the other side. But in this story, it is. You just have to mow it. And for one man, his mission is to mow the lawn for those in need in all 50 states.
info_outline Supplies for something amazing - 022 08/04/2019
Supplies for something amazing - 022 Providing supplies for a cause is not easy to do. It takes courage and determination. This week’s episode highlights two amazing kids who have that courage and determination and have a mission to provide supplies for what they believe in.
info_outline It Started with a phone call - 020 07/21/2019
It Started with a phone call - 020 Have you ever started something and watched it catch the attention of the many? A fellow co-worker of mine did just that in an attempt to highlight a young artists work and stop bullying at the same time. Find out how it all started with a phone call.
info_outline Cleaning up with kindness - 019 07/14/2019
Cleaning up with kindness - 019 Not all jobs are glamorous, but they are fulfilling. A few custodians realized just how fulfilling their roles are to kids when the unexpected happened to them. Join me in this episode where we share their heart warming stories.
info_outline A friend's story - 017 07/01/2019
A friend's story - 017 On this episode of Do Something Nice, I invite a friend of mine to share one of his stories with you to emphasize how good friends will always care about you. Listen in as he speaks and think about your friends and who they are there for you too!
info_outline Recognizing good deeds - 014 06/09/2019
Recognizing good deeds - 014 I’ve been asking you to do something nice without being caught. But if you have caught someone doing something nice and would like to actually nominate someone for their hard work or volunteering efforts, this episode highlights some of the possible options as well as some tips when writing your nomination.
info_outline Hotels for the homeless - 010 05/05/2019
Hotels for the homeless - 010 A co-worker shared this story with me and it’s about someone who helped provide temporary shelter for over 100 homeless people during the most recent Polar Vortex. There are many ways to help the homeless and in Chicago, this is one way that helped many!
info_outline Have a heart, give a liver - 009 04/28/2019
Have a heart, give a liver - 009 Giving the ultimate life giving gift of donating an organ is something that can give you a bond with someone you may never even know. This episode shares a heartwarming story about an anonymous liver donation that saved a woman’s life in her time of need.
info_outline Saving a life isn't a crime - 007 04/14/2019
Saving a life isn't a crime - 007 We all make mistakes, some bigger than others. In this episode we look at how even making mistakes in your life, specifically those of crime, still have good in them. What lessons can be learned, let’s find out together.
info_outline A hot lesson in saving lives - 006 04/07/2019
A hot lesson in saving lives - 006 Sometimes being prepared is a lesson that may help save your life and others. This episode talks about some heroic events that were only possible because of either having a plan or being surrounded by others who were able to help. Listen, then decide if you are prepared yourself.
info_outline Stories from Listeners Chapter I - 005 03/31/2019
Stories from Listeners Chapter I - 005 Do Something Nice has reached several listeners within just the first month of airing, so Jeff decides to share some of the emails and stories sent in by listeners. Included are some stories about helping animals, creating Blessing Bags, and helping individuals in need. If you would like to share your stories, be sure to email it in!
info_outline A cross country team's chance encounter - 004 03/24/2019
A cross country team's chance encounter - 004 The chance that a group of people would encounter a man who’s life was in danger is a lesson that there are good people in this world. This episode takes you to New Mexico where a cross country team rescues a man in need.
info_outline Shining shoes for kids - 003 03/17/2019
Shining shoes for kids - 003 When a man dedicates his life to raising money for children, a huge impact is made. This week’s story is about a shoe shiner named Albert Lexie, a man with a heart of gold who donated not just money, but love to so many children in need.