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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Kindness

I gave my lunch money to someone who needed it more.

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homeless lady

One day, I saw a homeless lady was asking for money from people to buy her food. I walked to her and i gave her money. I got happy that i did help her out.

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A Life Changing Book

I was 19 with a newborn starting my first professional job at a university. One of the benefits of working for the university was a free class a semester. However, I was too poor to buy a book for a class. One of the professors asked what class I was taking and I had to tell him I wasn't because...

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Kids are so honest

I worked at Mcdonald's when I was in high school many, many years ago. One day a very young girl, maybe 4-5 years old, came in with her father. They placed their order with me at the counter then went to a table to eat. But the little girl kept coming back to the counter and looking at me. Finally,...

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My kindness story

This is my kindness story, i was at school we were at lauch when my friends and saw this girl eating alone so i asked her if she wanted to sit with us.

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money

i gave a homless man money

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Cultivating Kindness Online and on the Streets!

I wanted to create illustrations about kindness and share them online. But I gave birth to an even better idea: stickers. I collected all the extra stickers I had and doodled kindness reminders (featuring my characters, the Thingamabobs, of course), and placed them all over my city.

To make it even more exciting, I did it on my birthday, and...

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Mustard Bottles

One day I was in safeway, and I had just gotten my bag of chips from the chip aisle. I was walking then I see one elderly woman and one elderly man trying to get a Mustard bottle. The elderly woman accidently drops all mustard bottles. And I can tell that she was having a hard time because she had...

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Peaceable Fudge

Years ago I was working in an office where I had taken a joke too far and that person was no longer speaking to me. He was known around the office as a person who would cut people off permanently. I read an article in Guideposts about a kid sending another kid with whom he had a disagreement with some...

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Rs 5

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Today 07/09/2021 I was going to pick my mom from the gym. I had forgotten the wallet so I only had Rs 15 in my pocket. The trip from where I was, costed Rs 20. I had also pulled one of my muscle which was giving me a hard time to walk. I stopped one of the toto and...

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How I made it through 2020 - A Kindness Challenge

At the start of 2020, I committed myself to a year of kindness with the hopes of infusing daily kindness into my community and positively impacting those around me. Little did I know, this challenge would be vital in positively shaping my view on this difficult year. I completed 366 (February had 29 days) acts of kindness in 2020!

The...

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Saved by good Samaritan at Montpellier Airport

Owing to covid and family illness it is nearly three years since I was last in the UK. So when I found myself last night- in the departure lounge at Montpellier Airport - being refused boarding to my easyjet flight to London, I went into a state of some shock and utter panic. I wasn’t the only one, another would...

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Kindness Rocks

This garden was created by my organization, On A Dragonfly’s Wings, in memory of my son, Nikolai Miller, who died by suicide on June 20, 2019, at the age of 15. It was funded by the Waterford Youth Assistance, along with donations from community organizations, local businesses, and families.

Nikolai was a kind and generous soul who loved all people...

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Kindness matters

The world we live in today has been through a lot of things from world wars to epidemics, but one thing which remained constant throughout was resilience and kindness. Moreover, it was the spirit to fight back and help out each other. Kindness must be an essential and universal quality to make the world a better place. Through an essay...

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A Truly Good Friend

A couple years ago, when I was having serious mental health struggles, my friend always tried his best to help me. He would listen to me when I needed it or simply distracted me from what was troubling me. He put aside a lot of his own personal issues to make sure I was okay and that means the world...

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The child

My family and I were taking a walk at East Coast park. I was running own a hill and saw a young boy (about 3 or 4) fall of his scooter and hurt himself. I quickly rushed to him and said “Are you ok?” He was ok but his parents were leaving him behind not noticing that he had fallen...

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Neighbors Elderly Cat

My neighbor has an elderly cat who I have been working with her on to fatten him up and hydrate him better. He was skin and bones, and dehydrated, and she just did not know how to help him, and did not realize there was anything she could do to improve things for him. She thought he was just old...

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Kindness to animals

Kindness to animals

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How I warmed drinking water for an old man

Am a shopkeeper ,so where I have my shop the place is usually chilly .One day an old man came by and bought some painkillers .He requested me to give him some water to swallow the tablets and considering the weather I opted to warm water for him.After I gave him he was very grateful and told me he has...

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Chocolate Milk

Beautiful Fourth of July weekend and my fiance requested some brats for a family cookout. As I ran into the local market to grab some I thought to myself, "Let's make this special!" I grabbed a fancy homemade pie, cool whip, pasta salad, and some New beer bratwursts to try.
I had to the checkout lane, and notice a nice...

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