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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When i said thank you to my mum

In the morning I woke up brush my teeth and then my mum gave me breakfast and then I said thank you

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I hold the door

When I was at the pizza shop I had open the door for five people

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Wan day my frand was being kind and I was being kind bac and we wer kind for ever

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I hold the door

I hold the door for a randem persen.

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Wan day my frand was being kind and I was being kind bac and we wer kind for ever

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Face-to-Face with Angels

A few years ago, during a very dark and testing period of my life I hid away for many months feeling hopeless and broken. Eventually, with the Love and support of others, I tentatively ventured out into Norwich city centre one bright sunny day. Finding the experience of city central crowds a bit overwhelming, I sought some peace and 'sanctuary'...

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Sharing Snacks!!!

I am a HS math teacher. My students often ask if I have any food or anything to drink. I decided to buy different kinds of snacks and water to have handy in case any of my students need some energy or to hydrate. When I offered them a snack/water the look in their face is priceless. They feel extremely...

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Once I said thanks to a person and their face lighted up with happiness. That was a really good experience for me.

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Positive Survey Responses

I always complete online surveys for services received to let the facility owner and staff know how much they are appreciated!

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Brenda is my savior

My story began in August of 2021.i had a wonderful vacation with my sister.
Covid was really on run. People wearing mask and gloves. Kids schooling via internet.
I have worked in the grocery business for about 35 year's and I love it.however this Covid has become a pandemic , first ever!!
People were in a panic, you couldn’t even...

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spread messages to students

Me & my friend decided to do an act of kindness for a project in school. We went around to classes and decided to give notes of kindness and appreciation for the staff and students to write to other people. At the end when all wrote the next day, we went to spread them around, and we loved to see...

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I work in Mental Health and we were having a BBQ with our clients on the beach front. I saw a man that I know has been sleeping on the street.
I went over to him to ask if he would like a sausage on bread...his eyes lit up and he said "oh yes please!"
One of my clients then...

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The Cats

I have always loved animals. In fact my parents are vegan and me and my sister are vegetarians. I used to go over to my neighbors houses and take care of their cats and dogs. However, my neighbor right behind me needed a favor. I had to wake up at 6 o'clock every morning to go feed their two outdoor...

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Gumball machines

When I was about 5 years old, my family went to the mall and taped quarters to the gumball machines. That was how I showed kindness.

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Thank you

One time I had a friend and he gifted me the Fortnite item shop. I was screaming so excited, I kept saying thank you and I was so thankful.

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The Moroccan Man

He smells like smoke. Like smoke with a hint of marijuana. I heard that in Chefchaouen we’d certainly be offered weed, but I didn’t expect it here in Rabat. This is supposed to be the nice, new, clean capital city. But here we are, passing a dirty whiskered old man on the side of the street who smells like weed....

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lost cat

One time when I was driving home I saw a cat lost in the road. I picked it up and brought it home I gave it food and water. then I found the owner and gave the cat back

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The Giver and the Given

One Sunday, my family and I were driving to church. I had brought $20 with me to buy something at a store we were going to afterward. We had come up to this intersection as I saw a homeless man on the side of the road begging for a few dollars. I decided to give the twenty dollars to him....

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Great and Generous friend.

There was a skin in the fortnite item shop that I wanted, without even asking my friend gifteed it to me

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The Best Inn Service

It was many years ago, during a hurricane that my grandfather and I evacuated the state for. We stopped by an inn, and the service there was second to none. I woke up in the middle of the night, desperately thirsty, and the man at the counter took me to the vending machine and paid for a water himself. The...

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Karma's Sometimes Kind

I don't have my own income yet, and still live with my grandparents. I went into the grocery store alone for the first time ever with five dollars, in order to get my grandparents a bag of ice. At the checkout line, I saw a candy that looked really good, so I put it on the conveyor belt with the...

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My Mum

Once when I was like, 4, i ran into the middle of a adult spa, which was really deep, i ran right into the middle and my mum jumped in after me, in here clothes, to save me, she is so kind to me i love her so much

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What goes around comes around. by Z

A long time ago i went to a small market with me mum and there was the man carrying these apples in a basket as i watched him he triped and dropped the basket immediately i went to help the man was very happy and offered to buy me some food i will always try to offer help when one...

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A little boy selling flowers, and a lesson

Once, my wife and some friends were having breakfast in a small restaurant.
There is this little boy moving from one table to another trying to attract the attention of the people inside so that he can sell his flowers. But nobody seemed to notice him. The were too busy eating.
And then, he moves to our table. I opened...

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Visiting nursing homes

When my oldest two children were around 1 and 3 I decided to take them to a local nursing home to visit the elderly. I'm very introverted by nature, so this was not easy for me. But I felt that God had put it on my heart and it wasn't going away. At the time I had a grandmother I...

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Angel in disguise at the checkout

Last year I had 4 of my 5 young children out grocery shopping and had the checkout person had just finished scanning my full cart (around $120 worth) when I realized I'd left my credit card at home and had no cash. I went into silent panic mode and was trying to keep my composure so my kids wouldn't get...

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An Inspiring Story of Kindness

Two boys walked down a road that led through a field. The younger of the two noticed a man toiling in the fields of his farm, his good clothes stacked neatly off to the side.
The boy looked at his older friend and said, “Let’s hide his shoes so when he comes from the field, he won’t be able to...

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crawfish kindness

When i was 9, I went with my family to strawberry lake in utah. Once we arrived, i was curious about the people crawfishing. While I was watching, an asian couple who didnt speak english let me try. I dont know why, but they decided to be kind. I dont know if they even remember it, but that has stayed...

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My best friend

My kindness story is basically how almost everyday i give my friends all my food everyday because when i was younger i was in a tough situation with my family to the point where i barely ate because there wasn't any food at my house and everyday my best friend at that time would bring me food everyday for me...

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Sharing a Load

NOTE: I DON'T THINK THE ACT ITSELF IS AN 'RAK' STORY. IT WAS NO BIG DEAL AT ALL. IT WAS WHAT FOLLOWED THAT GOT ME THINKING....

We were waiting quite a while for our luggage at Baggage Claim 6. So were the passengers right next door, at carousel 5. On its way back inside after one 'rotation', a suitcase at...

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