Kindness Starts With One®

One smile. One hug. One cup of coffee. One person...

Do you have someone in your life who inspired you to be a better person? Did you witness an act of kindness that left an impression? Share your kindness story with the world.

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You can't take it with you

I worked jobs where I made alot of money. Enough weekly that I had all I needed. And ine day a homeless man came up to me and asked for a dollar, I made enough to five much more then a dollar. So I reached into my pocket and all I had was $100 bills. Alot. So I gave it...

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Apples

I was at the grocery store, and I went in without thinking I’d need a cart. I was picking up some food that my mom had asked me to get, and after getting almost everything my hands were full. So I’m standing in front of the apples, looking pretty dumb as I try and adjust everything in my hands so...

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SuperKindness In Action

I was going to eat out one night with my friends, but when I arrived, I realized I had forgotten money. As all of my friends began ordering food, I stood there awkwardly, until a woman I hardly even know, realizing my predicament, walked over and bought me an entire meal and paid for it all. It's a real...

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Spread of word changed the wellbeing of a family

I remember the days when I looked out of my hostel's room window and saw a “street vendor’s family” struggling to look after 2 kids everyday.
A few days passed and one day I was just walking by their tent (where a family of 4 lives) and strike a conversation with the mother.
As I was a development studies student,...

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The Great Trombone Encouragement

The decade of 2020 has been rough. This two-part disaster film has had its ups and downs, but one of the biggest stress relievers for any good lad is marching band, or so we thought.

Turns out the stress from 2020 carried over into marching band. As the Trombone section leader, I was supposed to make sure that the section...

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Family Related Story

We're all used to joking around and being intentionally mean to our siblings because, well, they're our siblings. But that doesn't mean that we're allowed to bully our siblings as much as we want all day long. Recently, I've reflected at how I acted and decided to relax a bit. I realized that they didn't wear that smile they wore...

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Lunch

I've been having my lunch, when I saw a homeless entering the resto, asking for a water to drink, the restore give him a water to drink and that's nice to see. After my lunch, I packed my extra food and when I am at the door, I handed it to the homeless and told him, it is for your...

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Volunteering at Elmhurst York Pantry

Masonic Pilipinas Lodge #1180, a new partner of EYFP, have been volunteering at the pantry one Saturday a month. During their last shift on February 13, they came bearing food and monetary donations as well. Thank you for supporting our community.

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Food for thought

I was at the local mall. After buying a couple of things a man walks up to me and says "Can I ask you a question?" I was on guard instantly. He said " I got some food from my boss, would you like some?" Thinking it was a scam, i replied, truthfully " Sorry bro, but I'm broke." he...

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Sneaking in...

Hi when I went to visit my friend who had a daughter I saw that she was out of groceries. She was struggling and I knew that she needed help. Yep I was nosy. So while she was out I went to the store and bought a bunch of groceries. I snuck in her house with the key she gave...

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My parent's are in my mind

My parent's are the best. They would do anything for me they are very important in life. The most important it is a secure and solid pillar of my life. They teach and influence me to do right things, to go on the right path which has left me to remember the time when I had great difficulty and stress...

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Happy children

Hi, my name is Lisa. I am 13. At the beginning of last week we started a period of good deeds, because February 17 in many countries marks the Day of Random Acts of Kindness. One of our deeds was to visit the children's rehabilitation center. There are children with mental disorders or children from disadvantaged families. I was happy...

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The 45 Stones

The 45 Stones
“Every little help creates stepping stones of success.”

Sometimes, the person who comes in your most trying moment is not the person you expect at all.
I grew up in West Africa as a middle child of eight children in a society where girl education was considered a liability.
As I look back into my life, many...

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snow day

I hae alot of elderly neighbors in their sixties and high so me and my aunt both said why dont we help the elderly neighbors and shovel their drive lanes and steps so they dont fall and hurt them or break a bone and i did not ask for any money.

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Helping a injured senior cover his fare home

My parents were both in severe car accident on Valentines day 2021 both were admitted to Sarasota Memorial hospital. My mother was admitted but my father was discharged late that evening after being seen in the ER. He had none to pick him up quickly, so he
asked a front desk security guard to call a local taxi company to...

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Being Kind is Cool

Before Covid-19 I would go around and tell people that they are cool (just at school ,not strangers). I know this might not seem such a big act of kindness but some people might really had needed it. No matter how big or small an act of kindness is, someone else will really appreciate it. :)

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Helping a coworker

One of my coworkers had a daughter who was sick in the hospital. She was losing her hair and the doctors struggled to find out what was wrong. To help my coworker I made her and her family baked ziti and bought the daughter some cute headbands she could wear. My coworker and her daughter were so thankful. I still...

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Helping my neighbor

My neighbor broke her leg and I was wanted to give her some flowers but didn't not have any money, however, I cooked her a home-cooked meal.

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Mom

My mom passed away from breast cancer and I comforted her on her last days

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me trying to remain positive

once upon a time there was a little boy named lb one day he was doing virtual school stuff and he got really stressed about it during science class and he cried and complain his grandparents complained about him but he is trying to remain positive every single day including today which is exactly what I'm doing right now the...

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