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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Sacrificing for my sister.

I grew up in a very abusive home. My father was a monster and my mother was an enabler. I stupidly prayed for a baby sister; eleven years later I was given Apryl. I only say stupidly as it was rather selfish of me to ask for another person to suffer through an environment so completely toxic. I was eleven...

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Grocery Store Giver

I was young, had several small children at home, and we were living on a pastor's salary. At the grocery store one day, when we got to the check out and my groceries were rung up, I had put more on the check-out belt than I had the money for. As I started to select items to remove from my...

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Wal-Mart Parking Lot

I am a 30-something woman who knows very little about cars. My car battery died in the wal-mart parking lot, which is a pretty convenient place for it to die if you think about it. So I went back into the store and purchased a new battery. I rolled it out to my car in a shopping cart and popped...

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Candy boy

When I was 18, I worked in a copy center. A lot of school teachers left notes there, so their students had to copy them. We had a lot of work in school season, and machines tend to breakdown due to excessive use, therefore we often had to deal with broken machines and angry costumers, so our mood wasn't always...

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The Gift of a Litograph Scarf

Recently I received one of the most thoughtful gifts. My colleague and friend retired on June 30th. We started working together at the same school four years ago, and have developed a great friendship.
Last week she contacted me to let me know she had a gift she wanted to give to me. We made plans to get together for...

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I Was Teacher Ninja'd!

The months of April, May and June 2020 were a tough as an educator. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we went through multiple start-ups, and changing health and safety guidelines daily. One Sunday in June, I was folding laundry and heard a knock at the door. As I opened the door I found a basket with my name on it...

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Austin Couple Creates Errand Service & Resource Group to Help Those Most Impacted by COVID

Hello, my name is Jason Rubio and I am writing to inform you about a new service created to reduce the impact of COVID in the Latinx community!

COVID 19 has had a major impact on the Latino population in the US. In Austin, Texas, Latinos make up 30% of the population, but 60% of the hospitalizations. This is similar...

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Helping

Hello. My name is GamingLina. Nice to meet you. I help people who is sad or crying. I do everything I can do. That’s it and goodbye 👋.

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"Ghosting"

Hello!!! So the kids in my town do this really fun thing around halloween. We do something called ghosting. Someone ghosts you by anonymously leaving a little halloween gift package on your porch. They also leave a note saying you have been ghosted and you put that on your door so people know you have already been ghosted. Then you...

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Kindness

I went on Hajj in 2014 with my parents and brother. When we reached Arafat Square, there was a lot of rush There was no place to sit, there were tents everywhere. Then in this difficult time a family who was in a nearby tent
They offered to stay in their tent. And behaved quite well.
Then we performed Hajj...

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Bardia

About kindness

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Kindness

Once i went to my family's house, my younger cousin couldn't reach her plate of party food on the table, so im taller than her, therefore i got it down for her!

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stuck scarf

i was on my bike wearing a long dress and scarf not far away from my house i saw this man he walked past me so i went on as well and suddenly my bike would not go forward so i looked back and my scarf was stuck it wouldn't come out and i was in a hurry i heard...

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Cleaning

I have three pupppies and their room needs to be cleaned and my dad always cleans it but this days I decided to clean it myself.

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Help with kindness

One day I was in Washington an one homeless was sleeping, and we are in a restaurant so we order an other burger and we give the burger to the homeless

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Change the world with kindness

What is kindness? the quality of being friendly, generous, and considerate . story: once there were children playing in the park on their bikes and they went for an ice cream but one had no money and his friends got mad at him but the ice cream man paid his and he realized that all people can Be generous, I...

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A Deed for a Deed

I was traveling in my car from the south end of my state to the north end . I was going to help my sisters prepare for my father's funeral. He had died very unexpectedly at our family house, all alone. My heart was heavy.
About midway through my journey, I stopped at a small town espresso stand to stretch...

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Knock on effect

I was clearing out my garage and found a hamster cage. I put it on a free cycle site. A lady asked for it and as I live out of town we arranged to meet outside of Sainsbury's. she gave me a lovely bunch of Daffodils as a thank you. I then went to the post office and got talking...

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