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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Friendship Everlasting

My ONE is the one and only, Clear I met Lisa when I was in high school. She was my student assistance counselor and from early on we formed a bond, unlike anything I have ever really experienced. From that point on she has shown up in my life in countless ways over countless times, helping me find the strength...

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Helping nature

I joined the Nashik Plogger's group for r plogging on 19th Feb'2023 @07.00 am to 09.00 am at Pandavleni caves, Nashik, MAharashtra, India.
The term "plogging" is defined as "a combination of jogging with picking up litter". The word 'plogging' is derived from the words 'pick up litter' and 'jogging' which means 'race for exercise'. ‘Plogging’ has become a global...

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Paying forward

One day, at a local Panda Express, we were about to pay for our order when the old woman in front of us paid forward for our order. She told us to continue the kindness. So when a group of people came in, my dad paid forward, and told them to continue the kindness.

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Helping others

I was on the way home. It was raining severely and a man was walking home with groceries. I stopped the car and asked did he need help. He smiled and said yes, please. I took him home and I was happy I got to help him.

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Abandoned Knit Scarves Become Public “Love Notes”

Hey there,

For Valentine’s month, I’ve been collecting knit and crochet scarves that people no longer want and using them to “yarn bomb” messages of love around my city.

I’ve always been saddened by the lovingly made scarves at the Goodwill Outlets, which are the last place where donated items are sold before being thrown away or sent overseas. I...

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Dollar Store

I noticed a woman at the dollar store register looking very weary as her credit card repeatedly got denied. Finally the store cashier put her bag to the side and asked her to wait while she helped other customers. It was obvious the woman had little and definitely didn't have the money for her, mostly food, order. I offered to...

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They Gave What They Had

In the beginning of the pandemic I wanted to do something to help others. I had volunteered in some capacity since I was fifteen years old when I read to people who were blind. I saw an opportunity when our town formed a Covid Response Team. I was ready.

My first job was to pick up fabric from someone and...

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Caring About The Homeless

We have alot of homeless people in our area, so one day it was freezing cold outside and my parents gathered up some clothes,coats,gloves,and hats and took them to the homeless people standing out asking for help. My dad also usually gives money to some of the homeless people that stand at the stop lights. I think this was a...

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Random Acts of Kindness

Today I cleaned my sitters room and made dinner for everyone.

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I left money in the vending machine for another person

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I prepared a meal for my family the other night. It took a while to make, but it was well worth it.

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help

i helped a kid in my 1st grade when he had a bad knee

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Mi esposa y yo estabamos en un restaurante no de categoria, mas bien un comedor,
llego una pareja y 3 niños, solo tenian dos bebidas.. al salir le pague al mesero lo que ellos hiban a consumir. Y le dije por favor solo digales que ver una familia unida es inspirador.

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Get out of the rain

I decided to stop and buy a lottery ticket one evening and when I pulled in the parking lot, I noticed a blind man walking with his white cane that was about to walk into a car while trying to get on the sidewalk. I helped him on the sidewalk and into the convenience store and we had a small...

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Random Acts of Kindness

To me, random acts of kindness means a lot. Being liked by most of the people in my class means one thing to me, but at least one person saying something nice or funny just lightens my day. This week on a random act of kindness bingo I chose 4 things that would either make me feel loved or cared...

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LARK Ladies Acts of Random Kindness

My high school classmate started a LARK group. The gals meet once a month to donate money and have dinner together. Each month one member takes the donation money and select an act of kindness to donate the money towards. It can be anything, an organization, someone in need, random people, or something or someone on their heart. It is...

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Using a cane

I have a few medical conditions that require me to use a cane. I'm "only" 68 years old, and wish I could still walk and run like I did throughout my life. Whenever I approach a door someone always holds it open for me. I feel so lucky to live at a time when people still care about each other,...

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Snow Day!

There was an evening that it snowed while I, and other women, were attending a bible study. It ran late and as I went out to the parking lot there were two cars remaining covered in about 2 inches of snow. I didn't know who the belonged to but after I cleared off my car, I felt inclined to brush...

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Helping the homeless

A couple months ago my grandma, grandpa, and I were coming back home from a playground and grocery store. When we past by a area we saw two homeless people laying out on the street so of course we felt really bad so I had said " Pull Over." Which they did, when we made it I got out of...

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valentine's for one

Student asked to return to the cafeteria after lunch to visit the floral fundraiser booth. He whispered "I needed to count how many girls didn't get flowers." When he came back to class, he had purchased a flower for each girl in the room who did not have any valentine gifts.

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Random act of kindness

I was in the checkout when an older woman was trying to use her EBT card, and it would not go through it was only about 30 dollars. so I paid for the groceries for her. She didn't speak English and she was confused but understood. It makes you feel good when you can help others.

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MATH by Bellatrix Beatrice Miller

It was math time and I was stuck on a problem and my friend helped me it was really kind of her and I wish to say thank you to her.

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KINDNESS FROM MY CLASSMATE

When I came to my new school I was really shy and I wanted to make a friend and also I felt worried but my classmate asked if he can be my friend and I answered yes and I felt alright and I got a emotion from my classmate that I could make friends more often and I felt thankful...

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Helping my cousin to cook when he was tired

One day me and my cousin were cooking different food in the BBQ site. When we were cooking my cousin felt tired and he said he wanted a rest. I decided to help him cook his food and he thanked me. And I'm happy to help him.

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A helpful friend

My friend and I was once in a team in a sports competition and I was really nervous but then she noticed that I was getting nervous during the race so while I was running she tried to calm me down and cheer me on during the race.

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A Kind friend Of Mine

In P.E., we were playing a very intense game of tag on the rooftop. It rained recently so the rubbery ground was damp. I ran on the corner of the rubbery damp ground and I had been so focused on running, I didn't realize I just ran into a big puddle of water. I slipped on the water and fell...

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MY FRIEND WHO IS KIND

When I was playing with my other friend we had a argument but the other friend kindly think about both of uses opinion and made a new game that made both of us agree. And we have fun playing that game a lot!

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kindness can be the simplest of things.

when I was sick and my mummy needed to take me to the doctor. she took me to the reception counter. when my mummy was talking, I saw that the old man near me was paying for his medicine, and dropped his $200 dollar note while he was paying. I quickly picked it up for him and handed it out...

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I have a kind friend

When it was the second week of my new school I had a few friends but they were all girls and in my class there was a boy that was sitting only one table away from me and we started talking and in recess we decided to play tag, it was very nice of him to let me join the...

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I was letting someone in my school play football with me :>

Today me and my friend was playing football alone, then our new student wanted to play with us at lunch recess so i let him play football with us because it would make the football game a lot better with 3 people.

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