With so much negative in the world, Robin and KONO 101.1 are bringing you some light and happiness to brighten your day!
Random customer buys gas station attendant a car
A gas station attendant in Oregon named Bradley Rowe was filling a guy's tank last month, and mentioned that he's been struggling to get a $2,000 car loan to buy a 1998 Ford Explorer. So the guy drove off . . . went straight to a dealership . . . wrote a huge check . . . and told a salesman to let Bradley pick out whatever he wanted. The salesman found Bradley at the gas station, and he ended up getting a 2016 Kia Sportage. Now he'd just like to find the guy and say thank you.
Two men pay $40.00 in groceries random people
A group of young successful Black entrepreneurs went to a grocery store near Atlanta last week, and paid for everyone's groceries. They took over all 12 lanes for two hours, and spent around $40,000 on it.
Cops Issues a Ticket Before Buying Mother A New Child Seat
Mississippi highway patrolman Bradley Sanders recently issued a traffic ticket to Niya Sumter. After the traffic stop, Sanders took Sumter and her toddler son to a store and bought her the correct child seat. Sumter posted: “Can I say how good God is? After giving me my tickets, he said, ‘Follow me. Let’s go buy your baby a car seat.”
Chrissie Murnin brings you interviews and insight into people helping others in the San Antonio area. Check in each week for another amazing and inspirational story.
11-22-2020 NOVEMBER IS EYE DONATION MONTH
Simera Nichols of the San Antonio Eye Bank talks about November being Eye Donation Month and how all of us have the opportunity to restore someone else's sight by agreeing to be an eye donor upon our death. Karla Gonzalez talks about the gift of sight given to a San Antonio man by her 17-year-old son Jeremiah Gonzalez when he was killed in a car crash five years ago. Both women encourage everyone to sign up as an eye, organ and tissue donor when you get or renew your driver license or at DonatelifeTexas.org.
11-15-2020 CAM, CHRISTIAN ASSISTANCE MINISTRY NEEDS HELP FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Dawn White-Fosdick, Executive Director of CAM, Christian Assistance Ministry talks about the challenges they have faced since the pandemic began, the adjustments they have made and their continuing need for help in the form of donations and volunteers. They especially need donations for the CAM Emergency Christmas Store, where parents can obtain Christmas gifts for their children.
11-8-2020 WESTSIDE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS AND KEEPING FAMILIES IN THEIR WEST SIDE HOMES
UTSA Professor Roger Enriquez, executive director of the Westside Community Partnerships talks about the forces pushing people out of their family homes on the West Side. He talks about what organizations are doing to help people stay in their homes, by making sure they have clear titles, homestead and other exemptions to reduce taxes and access to affordable contractors to repair aging houses.
The City of San Antonio has a surveillance dashboard with information on the number of cases of the virus, the locations, and more. If you want to check in and keep up with the dashboard, there’s a website version, and a mobile version.