Lisa’s Home School: SACKed is Back

Listen to Lisa’s Home School on how you can help spread kindness in your community.

Good News Story: Free Wedding

Want to know how Tracy didn’t have to pay for her wedding? Listen to her story find out why her community pitched in for her big day.

SACKed Jan. 13, 2014

SACKed is an opportunity to perform simple, low-cost to no-cost random acts of kindness!  Each week, the Shine.FM will give you a new, fun way to surprise someone with a small gift, treat, or smile. It’s an easy way to get your kids involved in helping others, and we hope it inspires you to share the hope of Christ in Indianapolis!  Print your SACKed cards here.

This week, we’re bringing back a Shine.FM favorite, the Drive-Thru Difference!  Simply print your SACKed card and head to the drive-thru.  Pay for the person’s order behind you and leave the card for them!

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Lisa’s Home School: SACKed Sweet Reminder

It does not take much to make someone’s day this season. Why not give a little “cane?” Lisa has an idea. Listen here!


Lisa’s Home School: SACKed Sweet Reminder

Good News Story: Local Coffee Shop Helps Town

A small Kentucky town experiences a string of robberies. What does the local coffee shop do to help those affected? Listen here to this inspiring story of the power of community!


Good News Story: Local Coffee Shop Helps Town

Lisa’s Home School: SACKed – Car Wash

Lisa’s latest was to help other this Christmas seasons comes to those in need of a car wash. Listen below to SACK a friends car:

SACKed – Car Wash

Lisa’s Home School: SACKed

Going to a dollar store? Have an extra dollar? Lisa shares a great way for you and your family to help others at a dollar store.


Lisa’s Home School: S.A.C.K. Season Starts Now!

Shining Acts of Christmas Kindness! ‘Tis the season for giving. Listen here to see what you can do to impact someone this season!


Pembroke Township Library District

13795 E. Central St., Hopkins Park

10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

For information about donations, phone the library at 815-944-8609 or Faith in Action at 708-363-2568.

Good News Story: Pee Wee Dedicates & Donates

A selfless heart has no time limits nor borders. Pee Wee has been volunteering at her local hospital for 61 years. She then gives them a gift you won’t see coming. Listen here to this inspiring story!


Good News Story: Pee Wee Dedicates & Donates

Read the full article here!

Philisee “Pee Wee” Massa remembers the day when she and her husband, Leo, made the move from Kansas City to Kankakee.

“It was 1951, and the Welcome Wagon came by. And next, I wound up joining the Newcomers Club that we used to have,” she recalled this morning. “Later, Mother St. Claire [a member of the Servants of the Holy Heart of Mary, who were administrators of St. Mary’s Hospital] came and asked me to help start a women’s auxiliary.

“And I did. And I was one of the first officers.”

Through the decades that followed Massa was maybe best known for her talents on the golf course, but she never lost her connection with the hospital, which is now known as Presence St. Mary’s. And that fact was made very clear Wednesday at a dinner in her honor at the Kankakee Country Club.

The highlight of the evening was the presentation of a $1 million check.

“Pee Wee has not only blessed St. Mary’s with her gracious donations to our hospital, but [those gifts] have also touched the lives of many people in our community,” said hospital president and CEO Amy LaFine.

“The generosity that she has shown throughout her years with us ranges from countless volunteer hours to monetary donations for hospital advancements and other worthy causes. We are truly honored that she has entrusted St. Mary’s with this extraordinary gift.”

For 61 years, Massa has volunteered at the hospital’s in-house gift shop and free-standing resale shop. Even with her other commitments, she contributed more than 12,951 hours of service.

According to a hospital release, Massa’s $1-million gift will be used to enhance technology for cardiac services.

Good News Story: Lawn Mower Man

Sometimes one does not notice their own servant hood when they are doing a mindless selfless act. Listen here to this inspiring story.


Good News Story: Lawn Mower Man