Kindness Starts With One®

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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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A day at the grocery

I'm70 yrs old and don't get ard easy as I use to . So I use a cart I drv. Well today some one out of nowhere was very knowledgeable be and paid for my grocery's my card did cover. As was told I had early enough to buy what I had .When I shop I hv to do it...

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WM shopping nylon yyyy trip

I was recently at a local WM grocery shopping trip and after putting all items up getting all items up there to charge me realized after getting all that- I realized did not have my debit card- so the lady behind me said”put it
On my card!! I was so” Touched”;she that!!! I said Thankb

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My Morning Starter, Every Morning

I just read about the reader who stopped the refuse truck to say thanks to the driver. These are the things that make my own day, every day. A smile to the street sweeper, the man who picks up the little things in our streets, and on and on. If anyone can honestly say that these simple things, done throughout...

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Giving to the HOMELESS

I am 10 years old. It was the weekend and me and my brother were on our IPads. My dad asked us to get off our electronics and call the shelter. I called them and asked what homeless people need. They said nail cutters, water, food, nail cutters, razors, etc. So me, my brother, and my dad, shopped at Amazon...

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That One Day

Around two years ago, my friend forgot her lunch at school, so I gave her a sandwich.

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The Homeless in Nashville

One day, I noticed that I had a surplus amount of ingredients needed to make a sandwich. So instead of letting the food go to waste, I made about 20 sandwiches for some homeless men and women around Nashville. I drove around in my car for about 2 hours offering sandwiches to the men and women who were homeless or...

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Hillsboro High School FFA group (Wisconsin) took their tractors and their farm animals up to visit one of our assisted living facilities, Milestone Senior Living of Hillsboro. Many smiles and kindness.

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Simple things help

I was in a crafts door when I saw a woman struggling to hold her things. I offered to get her a basket.

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The happiest easter

I think some peaple like easter but it can be sad for others. My easteer was a good one becayse my friend jackson was kind and gave me a chocoate bunny.

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My easter

I gav my friend kai a bunny chocolate. I Hapy ❤️

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Homeless person asking for money

On the morning of the 29th March, I witness an older lady come up to the bus stop I was at, where there was another women. The lady who was in need asked her for some very small change to eat, the lady who was at the bus stop with me pulled her wallet out and generously handed her a...

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falling tops

One time I went to a restraunt and the waiter dropped a bunch of tops and I helped her and then they gave me free ice cream and I felt greedy saying yes because I diden't want something in return.

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A Garden of Kindness

Ek din, ek masoom bacha bina kisi dost ke school mein aaya. Usne dekha ki ek dusra bacha akela baitha hai aur ro raha hai. Usne uske paas ja kar usse apni dosti di, aur un dono ne saath mein khelna shuru kiya. Uske saath waqt bitane se, wo akela bacha khushi se bhara hua ho gaya. Usne phir kabhi...

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Bread for the Journey

In the heart of Cape Town, a story of compassion unfolds as local entrepreneur Alex Jiménez launches "Bread for the Journey," an initiative aimed at aiding the city's homeless. Every morning, before the hustle of the day begins, Alex and a team of volunteers fan out across the city with baskets full of freshly made sandwiches. But these are no...

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Standing up for people

At my school, I show the characteristic of kindness by standing up for people. If I notice people bullying each other then I do not just stand there like a bystander and do nothing. I try figure out what is going wrong and try to help and stand up for the bullied person.If thing get to out of hand then...

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How to be kind

Once a upon on time there was a boy who was wearing pink dress and everyone bullied him so he make friends to be with him and his was happy because there is one girl who came to him ask do you want to be friends and they all live happily ever after.

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one boy can’t find her mom

One time l was shopping with my dad.and l see a boy was crying.and l ask the boy why are you crying? and the boy said l can’t find my mom and we help The boy to find his mom .

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The day my sister fell

My sister and I were going for a walk on a sunny day. She really want to play tag and I said ok . Then disaster struck and she scraped her knee really bad and I was kind by comforting her.

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the little girl

One day i was driving towards a supermarket with my friend when i saw a little girl walking in the park alone. i thought she was lost so i went towards her. i parked in the middle of the road and i went to her with my friend. we both had no idea what she was doing alone in the...

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Pushed

One day I was playing tag with my friends, I had a really good hiding spot and the person who was “It” was in front of me chasing one of my other friends. Then the person who was “It” knocked over my other friend to tag them, I could see my other friend was hurt. So I stepped out of...

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MILK!!!

One time there was a person at Superstore who dropped his milk, and it spilled it everywhere so I helped clean it up. And I gave him some money to buy a new milk.

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giving treats

Big buddy. This kid named ‘Reggie’ always gave me snacks so one day I gave him a snack and then he started giving me more snacks and at lunch he gave me a chip bag. But the problem I don’t really eat chips so I gave it to a friend.

Little buddy.
Sharing toys to kids.

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Supporting those struggling to pay for necessary medicine

At the pharmacy counter, I was in one of two lines and a discussion was taking place next to me between an elderly customer and another pharmacy cashier. The customer was trying to pick up a medicine refill that "helped him with pain in his chest" and he was scared because he only had a few left and needed more...

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Helping out

I emailed all my teachers kind emails!! And let some students talk first!

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Helping Hands

I had just been cut off driving by an aggressive driver. I reached my destination, which was a supermarket, I parked, and I saw a lady struggling with the shopping cart and putting the groceries in her car. I went up to her and said can I help you, I’ll take your cart back to the rack. She responded and...

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Maclin and the donuts

So Maclin wanted donuts so bad so I saved him a donut!!!

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Trash run pick up

I was just at Disney for vacation this past week, during the time there our group worked out together in the mornings to support one another. While out on our runs we would pick up the trash we would see along the way. This encouraged other runners/walkers to do the same. We did the same throughout the parks too! It...

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lost dog

I found a dog on its own running around so I told my mother and she took a photo of it put it on Facebook and we took the dog back to its owner

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I helped my sister study because she was about to take regions,and she didn't understand anything she was doing so we sat down, and made flash cards together to review for her regions, and she passed now we help each other study whenever we needed help.

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Offering hugs in town

Some friends in our market town in Suffolk, UK, are getting together every year around valentines since 2022 to offer hugs to passers-by. Even if people do not take us up on our offer, our signs make them smile and lights up their day.
Especially in 2022 we had so many comments from people that they haven't had close contact...

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