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.

Tell Us Your Kindness Story
Teaching and Spreading Kindness
Submitted by Amber Bohm

My 'one' is my co-worker Angie Lobato. We teach in a classroom for students with severe behavior and emotional disabilities, and have a constant focus on Kindness. We started last year during Random Acts of Kindness week and really saw the impact it made on our students, ourselves, and the people we were "sharing kindness" with. We wrote a grant to continue random acts of kindness throughout this year. Our classroom now goes out into the community (along with inside our building) once a month to donate items, volunteer, and just do our part to spread kindness. Angie teaches social skills in our classroom everyday; the RAK Foundation's daily kind video is part of her lesson plan every day! She is also the "project manager" of our "kindness project" and plans all of our RAK projects each month. She has planned something for each day of this week and it is AMAZING! Not only does she do an outstanding job with our students and staff, but she is truly this way (thoughtful, kind, generous, caring, etc.) in her daily life. She is an inspiration and should definitely be recognized!!