KINDNESS STARTS WITH ONE®

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

Who's Your One?

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.

Tell your Kindness Story
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thank you to the lovely young lady in Flinders St Station Melbourne

I was waiting for a train
To see my doctor
The 11.52 to Sandringham
I am an elderly bloke with a walking stick
And very hot coffee over my hands and pants and spilt
The lady gave me a cute hand-towel with cup pictures, bowed and smiled
Maybe she is Japanese?
She reinforced my faith in kindness, human nature and...

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A kindness-filled week-end.

Oh I had a most wonderful week-end.

Just for some context; I am autistic (Yes, autistic. Not person with autism or suffering from autism, thank you.), and there is a place for us to spend week-ends at if we pay, so I was not alone. And yes, I am currently a 22 year-old woman, not a child.
I'm going to...

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Love Of A Friend

I am always trying to find ways to help others around me but I never take the time for myself till I got terrible news in 2017. I was told I had cancer and I did not know what to do. A friend of mine I call Vonnie took charge last year and she was with me the whole time. She...

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A man carrying a heavy back of landscape marbles.

I just want to let everyone know what a act of kindness meant to me. I needed help to carry a bag of landscape marbles to the cash register at ACE hardware in Bucyrus, Ohio last evening. I found the bag I wanted and tried picking them up but because of bus driving and home health care my strength in...

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Ron the Bus Driver

We are in a shared preschool classroom with 50+ other students. One of the other classes reported a case of head lice. Well you know how it goes, I gathered up any dramatic, puppets, pillows, etc... No one wants to take home laundry much less possible lice laundry. So 2 of the 8 teachers and assistants scrounged up change to...

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The Garden

Really great teaching doesn’t just happen. Diane worked diligently to become a great teacher, parent and human being. Right in the middle of this quest, Diane found out that she had cancer. She was raising two little children and teaching. When all the options to cure the cancer failed, she started the process to leave this earth.
Knowing that Diane...

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The Garden

Really great teaching doesn’t just happen. Diane worked diligently to become a great teacher, parent and human being. Right in the middle of this quest, Diane found out that she had cancer. She was raising two little children and teaching. When all the options to cure the cancer failed, she started the process to leave this earth.
Knowing that Diane...

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My Story

I was inspired by researching the Women's Suffrage Movement. Researching made me realize that people aren't always kind to other people and that I want to be a person who is kind to others.

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Kindness Is Powerful

I was at 7 eleven and I had 50 dollars with me. When I would go there I would always get a bag of chips, a slurp, and a pack of gum. As I was heading home I saw this homeless man and I gave him food and cloths for him. they I gave him the rest of my money....

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I picked up trash

Yester day, i was walking in our neighboors house when i saw a man that is littering in their back yard so i picked it up and felt happy about it because i feel that i did something Good that day and im proud of it :)

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Hi parents shoud be proud

Despite witnessing selfish behavior on daily basis and living among many people who basically do not care about anyone by themselves I have saw today something what gave me hope, hope that there are more people in my town who are not going to leave someone in need alone on the street...Today as I left home and walked towards my...

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Robbie Plunkett

It was my little brothers birthday so he decided that he wanted to go to the Aquarium in Philadelphia. which he was very ex sided about I was also a little ex sided i had not gone there in a while. So of cores he goes up to a stranger who had been walking out of the bathroom and he...

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Eva

So I was on the bus going home and realized I forgot my Math binder. Then my friend Ava said you can borrow mine and we can help each other finish math! This made me feel relieved and happy I thought that that was so nice of her to do (and yes I did finish my math homework). One time...

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Tommy Horner

I was at WAWA I had a $1.00 and cookie then some girl said I'll get it for you then I said no I got it but she really wanted to buy it for me so I let her after that I wanted to be kind all day.

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my mother is kind

When i usually need help ill ask my mom for help and she helps me, she even helps me when i dont need it. When i am cooking in the kitchen and i start to burn the food my mom walks in and starts to help me and teaches me how to do it right. Thats why my mom is...

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Letters to strangers

I'm a huge bookworm, so when a book about a girl leaving letters everywhere for strangers came out, I decided I would buy it and read it. It hasn't happened because it was out of stock, but I googled the author and her story, and it was so inspirational! I decided to do something similar in my own school, so...

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My Mother

My mother my whole life never said a unkind word about anyone even if they had been mean to her. She was always thankful for whatever she had. When she passed at almost 91 years of age I was so filled with love for all the nice things that were said about her. I had not remembered or knew about...

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My sister is kind

This story is about my younger sister Meera, who loves helping people. She is a lecturer at University in a small town in Malaysia. Everyday she makes it a point to get ready early to work, just to pick up random people who are sitting at the bus stop in front of the hospital in our town. They are generally...

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Giving a person in need

I have always seen my grandmother give to people that didn't have as much. She would open her home up to a complete stranger. Anything she could do to help a person she would. It didn't matter to her when her kids would tell her that she can't help everybody she still would do it anyway. Even if she...

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Kindness at a Low

I was in the nicu with my youngest son. I was struggling with life at that time. We have an older son, had adopted our middle son just a few months before I gave, and now we had a premature child in the hospital. I was struggling with anxiety and the baby blues. A lady walked up to me and...

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