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.
After an interesting educational music tour of Cuba, my husband and I ended up 'stuck' when winter storms canceled our flight home to Boston. Everyone returning to the Northeast began scrambling to find alternate routes home. We tried to rebook via the internet, but our phone service did not work in Cuba and wifi availability at our hotel was poor....Read Story
A large number of people, including myself, volunteer to help cook and serve people every Thursday. These people are homeless, financially disadvantaged, or alone. Over 140 meals are served or given out, including a main meal and dessert. Takeaway meals are given to those who request or are in need. What l love about this program is how it involves...Read Story
We'd been looking for someone of Chinese ethnicity to sing the anthem on Chinese Heritage Night for months. This night is important to our sponsor, O.R.G. Packaging. We had asked our contact at O.R.G. to help us find an anthem but came up empty-handed. We were three days out, and Joon Yi overheard us talking about still needing one. He...Read Story
These beautiful people and l spent five days preparing a Christmas lunch for over 350 people, many of whom are alone or homeless. One man said for years he would travel on the train till the end of the line, eat his sandwich, and then travel back again. He had no one to share Christmas with. Each year Bayside Church...Read Story
I taught a young refugee English and we became friends over a three year period. I learned that she had breast cancer and took her to appointments and treatments during this time. I was asked if l could help her. She lived in my home for seven and a half months. During this time I took her out...Read Story
Words have so much meaning in life. A kind word goes a long way towards making someone feel good about themselves. There is enough negativity in the world. If we just make one person feel good by saying something nice to them, it feels really good inside. You can even say something nice to animals (pets) too and they will...Read Story
If you have ever had a friend, then you know that friends help you out. This one person will make you want to do something, or help you through something, or just doing all the something in the world. This one person, and her name is Decatur. She's a friend, a best friend, the best friend ever. Everyday she's there....Read Story
My friends are probably the jackpot of best friends. Whenever I didn't have a pencil Madeline was there to help and put a smile on my face that stretched a mile long (figuratively). Whenever I wasn't in a good mood Ruby was there to make the day brighter than the sun. Whenever I forgot something Hayen got it covered and...Read Story
A student at my elementary was being harshly bullied every day at school. She thought there was nothing she could do about the teasing, name-calling, gossiping, and hundreds of notes with horrible messages on them. I reached out to her; she was an amazing girl, sweet, pretty, smart, and more. I saw no apparent reason for...Read Story
When me and my parents go somewhere my brother and I hold the door for people in and out of stores and restaurants. We share the same kindness back when they hold it open for us. We always say thank you or when they tell us ¨ thank you"we say your welcome or they'll joke around with us ect. so...Read Story
there is a man who most don't know his name is phil swift. phil is a artist he created the flex family of products this stuff has got me through a rough point in life and he is the man who made it. i worship this man as a god and these flex fans are the best family i have...Read Story
For my birthday, I received a Walmart gift card. I took it to the store so that I could get something new. But, while I was there, I saw that firefighters were accepting donations for kids who wouldn't have any gifts to open on Christmas. Instead of buying for myself, I went inside Walmart and got a toy car with the...Read Story
One day I was on my way to math class and I saw my friend and she looked sick. I asked her if she was ok. She told me that she had been sick. I then gave her advice to help her. She told me thank you. We then went into math class and she looked like she was happier.Read Story
When I was younger I really wanted a cat. One day my family and I went to California and we went to the beach. Later that day we found a little cat on the beach by itself and he had no collar and most of everyone at the beach left. I begged my dad if we could keep him, at...Read Story
Recently our community experienced a tragic loss; a mother and baby had died. We all felt sorry for this family, so we decided to make blankets for them to cheer them up. A big group of girls got together to make blankets, but we still felt like doing a few more things for this family. We decided to "Heart Attack"...Read Story