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.
My cousin helps me in the hardest moments in my life. He gives me advice that really helps me a lot because he is one year older than me and he has already gone through what i am about to go through. Whenever i feel down he is there to cheer me up. He has taught me that not everything...Read Story
My one is my best friend Javier. He showed me how to have confidence in myself. He showed me that I should not care what other people think of me or let their words take control of me. He always makes me laugh whenever I am going through a rough time or I am not feeling well. My friend is...Read Story
One of my friends has inspired me to be kinder. I always had felt I was a kind person, but after meeting him I noticed that there is a whole other level of kind that I can aspire to. He picks up things and holds doors even for folks he doesn't know and not just when it's convenient. Almost each...Read Story
My grandma inspires me in many ways. She is a very strong woman who works everyday to have money. She helps me be happy. Even when I feel sad, she is always is by my side giving me great advice and love. Everyday that I see her she whispers in my ear " Choose kind because there is not that...Read Story
My daughter is so inspiring. She has overcome childhood epilepsy, bullying, and a disease that made her turn blue at times! She is graduating this year with an athletic/academic scholarship and will be studying to become a lawyer. She never let her disabilities keep her down!Read Story
Melanie Simpson has been my "one." She has encouraged me throughout my nursing career to be a better nurse, to try to balance work and life, and to always strive for what is right. When I need help she is there, when I flounder she helps to pick me up. Melanie is a mentor, friend, and colleague. My nursing career...Read Story
"Who is my one? My one(s) are those that respect my gifts, passions and talents. The one(s) that understand and appreciate who I am and where I am going. The one(s) that make the effort to get to know me and don't judge me for who they think I am. The one(s) that know that my journey is mine, that...Read Story
My MOM. "You know you'd make a great teacher, " she told me one day when I was 24 and those words shaped my future. I became a teacher just like her and everyday I step into a classroom she's with me 16 years later. She also inspires me to be the best mom I can to my boys. She's...Read Story
When my husband died tragically, there were so many who cared for me. One day several months later, Deena Saler, brought a beautiful afghan with cream and silver threads. The card inside said, “I prayed for you while I was making this.” Every time I see her face, I think of my afghan, and every time I cover up with...Read Story
My ‘one’ is my 4 year old daughter, Kira. It can be tempting to allow myself to give into old habits, saying I’m too tired or coming up with an excuse to not do something, but whenever I look at my daughters face, I am reminded that the easy choice is not always the best choice. Kindness and taking the...Read Story
My mom has done lots of stuff for me.She has cared for me when i am sick. She has warmed me in the coldes moments .She has given me advice when i most need it. She is the one who gave me life and future. She has inspiered me to be a great person at home and school.Read Story
This is my amazing Year 9 Class from last year! These students showed kindness in many ways. They made me feel welcome into their lives, greeted me everyday with smiling faces and often asked how I was feeling. I am so lucky to have such kind people in my job and my life!Read Story
My mom: when I was little, my mom saw what no one else did. She saw a little 4-year-old interested in a book of the world at the library. So she started to teach me all the countries and capitals in the world. Everything from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, to Ottawa, Canada. And everyday since that one day in...Read Story
My daughter's attention to life abruptly stopped at the age of 17 when she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. She was an active young woman who was a goaltender on a high school hockey team who had set records in her junior year. We anticipated nothing but continued greatness as her prowess on the ice progressed. She was actively involved...Read Story
This week and every week my mom is helpful and kind.Also , just a very great mom.she always makes my lunch and i'm so grateful for her.Also she helps me when I can't do something , like finding a toy or with my homework .She buys me stuff like video games and she drives me to school. She also lets...Read Story