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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A teen helps out a Blind chick

I was on my way home as usual, then I saw some blind chick lookingfor her dog.So I came over their and said miss I'll help find your dog. But first I had to take her home so about 20 minutes later we got to her house. Before I left I said I'll find your dog as soon as possible....

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Shopping

Something I was taught and have carried on doing is letting people at the supermarket with baskets go before me when I have a trolley-load of things. I see it as common courtesy, but from the reactions this gesture always receives I realise it's seen as a random kindness. It always makes me feel better, anyway.

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Nathaniel

There was this kid Nathaniel who went to my school in elementary and he was a really nice and sweet kid but he always got bullied because of his facial deformation. There was also a girl named Natasha who pretty much was friends with everyone and could force anyone into doing what she wanted because she didn't care about getting...

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math class

Every day or at least I try for every day in math class when I get up and put away my calculator I take everyone’s that I see. One reason why I do this is because I am already going there so it just makes sense to help out and put their calculator back too. another reason why I do...

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Casey's rewards

In 2020 because corona was going around I was only allowed to hang out with 1 friend. Because she was the only one I was allowed to hang out with we hung out almost every single day during the summer. This one time we were at her house and we wanted food for our sleepover so we asked her mom...

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how my dad inspires me

my dad inspires me by showing me new experances to try. like he did show choir when he was younger and then he told me I should try it. but once I gave it a shot I relized how fun show choir is .

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Compliments impact my day :)

When someone compliments me, I get flustered and act stupid. So when a couple people I didn't know (during different time periods) complimented my style in clothing, my glasses, me, I just stood there feeling tingly and really happy. I tried to respond thank you and act cool and all, but really, it comes out weird and embarrassing. But now...

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the time i helped my friend

me and my were walking around and then he deiced it was a good idea to throw rocks in the pool and i told him that is not a good idea and we could get in a lot of trouble so my friend said yeah your are right so we walked away from the pool then we went back to...

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Dogsitting

So I was at home on a weekend and my dog needs to go outside so I let him out. I find my neighbors crying and talking so I go to them to try to help. They tell me that they have planned a trip to Florida and don't have a dog sitter and that's because their dog Brooklyn is...

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My story

My story starts with not having many friends to talk to and not really talking to people then a random person had walked up to me because I was a really quiet person at first. Then they just started to talk to me and I didn't want to be rude so I said something back. Then I saw others do...

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Someone inspired me

I was at my grandma house and a lot of my family was there so i was downstairs with all of my cousins and we was playing games watching TV and eating and i was just chilling on my phone with my favorite cousin and my cousin was scrolling threw Tiktok and we saw this video of this girl telling...

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new friends..

One day me and my friends choose to go to the park and when we did we meet a friend and her cousins was there too so we asked them if they wanted to walk with us around the park and all 5 of us walked to the store and buyed are self's a drink and walk back to the...

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A helped my Grandpa

My grandpa has this Traumatic Brain injury when he fought in the Vietnam War, In first grade, he got a surgery to help his body not shake and so he could hold things. It's been 6.5 years since the surgery and he still shakes just a little bit, It is super hard for him to hold things still with his...

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A Kid Inspired Me to Help the Environment

One time I was watching TV and saw a kid my age pick up trash so when I went to school I piked up a lot of trash in the playground

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Sky Zone

Me and my friend's family went to Sky Zone and were doing flips into the pit and some of the parents came over to play a game with us into the pit and it was really hard for them to get out of the pit. So when they tried to do a flip into the pit me and my friend...

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being honest has good effects

I was at the mall and then I saw some money on the ground I asked the lady in front of me if it was her's she said it wasn't her's so she offered it to me instead of taking it I put it next to the cash register. the moral of this act was if you do nice things...

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my dad

my dad inspires me because he teaches me everything I need to know. like activitys I should try or just introducing me to somthing. my dad inspires me to try new things.

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kindness story

The person who inspiers me was my family because of all the stuff they have done for me and my brother and so that inspiers me to be nice like my mom and my dad because of how awesome they are.

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STRUGGLING STUDENT

On day, we have a new student join our class from Mexico, he didn't speak fluent English but was provided with flash cards to practice with but now one would help him so, over about a 2 week time period, I helped him learn English with the cards, then went on to Google Searching images of the words on the...

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one my friends

we went to the same elementary school in sixth grade but we couldn't talk because of covid restrictions but once we got in to seventh grade he came up to me and we started talking and we became friends

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inspiration story

Not long ago me and my family were walking around a city then we saw a homeless person in a wheelchair. my mom offered the man money he took it and then what my mother did inspired me to be a better person and help the ones in need

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Kindness

In 2018 I don't know what it was about that year but people kept just saying nice things doing nice stuff and the people from my soccer club didn't get to upset about the loses.

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The Bike Incident

It was summer, 2021, and I was behind my apartment, and my neighbor was fixing his car. I just went down a slope and I fell off, not only skinning both of my knees, and also popping a chain. My neighbor was running over to me and said, “Hey, are you okay?” I told him what happened, and he told...

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Giving Pizza to Homeless Man

I used to work at a pizza place in my hometown when I was 14-15 years old. This homeless man came in quite frequently with change people had given him. One day, he came in just to escape the cold from the brisk winter weather and he had looked like he had not eaten in quite sometime. I decided that...

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Taxi Fare

Around 3 years ago, I was drunkenly leaving the pub with my boyfriend to wait for our taxi home when we saw a visibly distressed teenage (15/16 year old) girl on the other side of the road crying down the phone. As this was around midnight on a busy Saturday night, I crossed to make sure she was okay once...

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A gift

My dad was the kindest person. He loved to craft and started making Victorian dolls as a hobby. Each one took hours and he painstakingly curled ringlets around scewers and hand wove raffia hats. One time a friend of our family was in the last weeks of her cancer treatment. We heard she had lost her eyesight through the treatment....

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Imprint

When I was in my late teens, I was visiting my grandpa's grave site. I did this a lot, for my grandpa always gave me comfort. One particular day, I was feeling exceptionally sad and missing him greatly. An elderly gentleman walked by. He asked me who I was there visiting. I told him and he said to me, "He...

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A unexpected surprise

One time during a period when I was a bit depressed my school was selling five dollar teddy bears for you to give to other people on Valentine’s Day. I never expected anyone to get me one. So you can imagine my shock when I was handed a teddy bear. All the note said as to who it was from...

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I Gave Food to a homeless people.

Me and my family saw a lady at Mmontréal. She was homeless and was alone. It was like 11pm at night in 2020. So my dad stopped at the gaz station and got 2 water bottles, some chips and two parts of pizza. We stopped where she was, my dad and I got out of the car and gave her...

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HELPED MY NEIGHBOR

LAST WINTER MY NEIGHBOR HAD HER HIP REPLACED. SHE WAS NOT ABLE TO LEAVE HER HOUSE. SHE COULD NOT DO ALL THE THINGS THAT SHE USED TO DO OUTSIDE. I DECIDED TO SHOVEL HER STEPS ALL WINTER. I ALSO WENT TO GET HER MAIL. EVERY WEEK, I TOOK HER TRASH CAN AND RECYCLE BIN TO THE FRONT OF HER HOUSE....

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