We thank the followingand those unknown persons, groups,agencies,
organizations and governments for their loving and selfless actions
that bring meaningful comfort and assistance to others.May your lives
be graced by the Divine with evermore joy and fulfilling reward.
|Lord Sainsbury, Britain |
Lord Sainsbury donates over US$1.45 billion to charities, scientific research, and other organizations.
The European Commission donates US$94 million to Somalia for stability and humanitarian aid projects.
|State of Qatar
The State of Qatar donates US$40 million for UN humanitarian programs worldwide.
|The Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), Philippines
DENR establishes US$32 million program to pay “green” agro-forestry farmers.
|Tennessee Department of Education, USA
Tennessee announces a US$1.4 million funding for fresh fruits and vegetables for students.
|Prince Khaled bin Sultan, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Prince Khaled bin Sultan launches Living Oceans Foundation to preserve coral reefs.
|Environment Minister John Gerretsen, Canada |
Environment Minister John Gerretsen announces ban of cosmetic pesticides in Ontario.
The Chinese government allocates US$500 million for opium poppy farmers in Myanmar and Laos to plant substitute crops such as corn and yams, as well funds for detoxification and rehabilitation centers
|Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Center, Indonesia
Wildlife advocates at Cikananga Wildlife Rescue Center in West Java defy challenging economic conditions to provide for animals in their care.
|Nguyễn Văn Ký, Âu Lạc (Vietnam)
armer Nguyễn Văn Ký has set aside two hectares of land as safe haven for storks and other wildlife.
Charles Schulze sacrificed his life to rescue two young boys from drowning
|Chad Lindsey, USA
Actor Chad Lindsey jumps onto the tracks in New York City and rescues an unconscious man from an oncoming train.
|Classmates of 7-year-old student, France
Classmates come to the rescue of a 7-year-old girl and foil a kidnapping attempt.
|Paul Wiltshire and Police Officer Tom Kinderman
Paul Wiltshire and Police Officer Tom Kinderman save a woman from drowning when her car went over the bridge.
|Officer Mark Krutell, USA
Police Officer Mark Krutell pulls an unconscious man from a car moments before it explodes.
Nine-year-old Matthew Spinnatto’s quick action saves his family from a house fire
|Nine-year-old Dinesh Sandakelum, Sri Lanka|
9-year-old Dinesh Sandakelum of Mahiyangana risks his life to save 3 people from drowning.
Parliament member and vegetarian David Drew forbids animal-tested products in his office and urges the entire House of Commons to establish cruelty-free office premises.
|Talon Curtis, USA
Talon Curtis of California tracks down owner and returns an endorsed check of US$357,000.
|Monica Plumb, USA
10-year-old Monica Plumb of Virginia raises funds to buy oxygen masks for animals.
|Sammy the border collie, USA
Sammy’s barking saves his human companion and her housemates from a burning home in California.
|Bunny the rabbit, UK
Bunny’s persistent scratching at their bedroom door alerts and saves her human caregivers from a serious gas leak.
|Toby the Labrador pup, UK
Toby risks his life, suffering near-fatal knife wounds, to chase away an intruder to protect his human family.
|Blitz the pit bull, USA
Blitz saves a woman by chasing away her aggressor and prevents a kidnapping attempt.