Dinah Adonis (UK Nurse)


Newly arrived in Pretoria, South Africa, it didn’t take long for her to understand the needs of poor children. She quickly set up a self financed soup kitchen with aftercare and homework assistance for 300 children. Via The Times

Iris Billing (UK Mother)

by on February 9, 2009
in Family, Teens, UK


When her own daughter died from cancer, she decided to make it easier for teenage cancer patients and their parents facing such a difficult ordeal. Hence she founded Tanya’s Courage, a wish from her daughter. The NPO supports families facing the same situation. Via thisiscornwall.co.uk

Jason Pardoe (British Shiftworker)

by on January 19, 2009
in Selflessness, UK


He plunged in the icy water of the river Wye in Hereford to save a woman. He had just finished his shift and it was pitch dark. Via the Daily Mail

Bethany Turnbull (British High School Student)


She won the big prize of the year but didn’t think to keep it for herself. She offered it to her best friend Sophie Walker. Via The Northern Echo