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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Who's Your One?

The 'one' for me was my friend Ameerah. She was the one who told me to stop hurting myself. She is the one who help me get through a break up. she is the one who is like a sister to me. she is the one who i can talk to about anything. she is the one who has helped...

Submitted by jennifer jimenez-galindo
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Who's Your One?

Jackson Wang from Got7 inspires me because he is always so polite and puts his best effort forward every day. He works hard and is an inspiration for his character and pure kindness to everyone.

Submitted by Jessica
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Who's Your One?

my one is PrestonPlayz he is a youtuber that plays video games he is really funny and makes my be a better person

Submitted by Brandon8th
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Who's Your One?

My 'one' is my friend Chloe. She has helped me through a lot. She has defended me from people. She is like a sister to me. She was there when a kid kept kicking me. She was there when i was sexually assaulted on the bus. She has helped me get through everything. She was the one that protected me...

Submitted by jennifer jimenez-galindo
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Who's Your One?

My mom and dad show kindness everyday

Submitted by Justin
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Who's Your One?

"He" guide me through the winter protecting me from the blizzard

Submitted by Vivian
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Who's Your One?

my mom she always brings me up when im down and never gives up on me

Submitted by stephen cotton
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Who's Your One?

My Grandson Malik Miller he is 15 years old and he has such respect for other mostly will help and makes sure his grandfather gets up stairs ok will always hold door for everyone . He shakes hands with anyone he meets I can tell you how much I love his old soul he doesn't look at color, age religion...

Submitted by Lorrie Kantor
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Who's Your One?

My husband Tim is definitely the "one" who has helped me through my most difficult moments. I have celiac disease and he always prepares gluten free meals for me. In fact, he has my dinner ready every day when I come home from work. Even when I am feeling at my worst, I take one look at his smiling face,...

Submitted by Gayle Durden
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Who's Your One?

Jennifer is my “one.” We have been friends for over 25 years and she inspires me to be better. She loves my children like her own, brings me dinner, watches my children, when I’m in a bind, and comes to visit when she knows I need a hug. She’d do anything for me. This picture of of mine and Jennifer’s...

Submitted by Rebecca Flynn
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The Giving Challenge

Stephanie Stenger Jones has encouraged me to be a better person by taking my giving to another level. I have always loved to give and do kindness acts, but Stephanie told me about a 365-day challenge that she took years ago of completing an intentional act of kindness every day. Her journey lasted over 500 consecutive days. I took the...

Submitted by Deanna Day Young
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Who's Your One?

Our neighbor mowed the lawn after my husband had back surgery, I couldn't even push the mower. The special thing about this was, we didn't ask him to, he just did!

Submitted by Jenny Nanson
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Who's Your One?

Thank you for being there for me through the good times and the bad times, thank you for staying true to me no matter what the situation is. Thank you for going out of your way for me, especially when it’s inconvenient.

Submitted by Sandy
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My “one” is my friends mother Karen. She always would do things for others to inspire or help. She once told me in a situation that was out of my control that complaining would do nothing to help the situation except bring negativity. Ever since then (15 years ago) I have looked at every situation differently. I have more of...

Submitted by Jessica Noriega
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Who's Your One?

Carol Ransom... always encouraged me to strive to achieve my best work with students and our staff.

Submitted by Julie Marstall
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Who's Your One?

Vicky Conner, my mom♡ She's helped not just her family but so so many other families that don't have foid,clothes,or money. She will buy what anyone needs so they won't do without. She has always had a big heart and has helped so many people. Shes on a fixed budget and she still provifes fir people. Very selfless and caring...

Submitted by Melanie Shanks
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My mom- she has given so much of herself to others whether being a teacher, coworker, counselor or parent. She is 82 and is still at it!

Submitted by Paula Clay
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Who's Your One?

My youngest son, Michael, was taken too soon almost 5 years ago now. He was pursuing an advanced degree in International Studies and Conflict Resolution, searching for ways to help people understand each other, because he said, “If we understand each other, we won’t destroy each other.” Everyone he met became a friend and every day he made someone’s day...

Submitted by Barbara Marks
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Who's Your One?

My cousin, Shepali, is a genuinely decent, loving, generous, patient and kind soul. She actually gave me my RAK tasks for this week, making them fairly easy as she took into consideration that I'm not too well. She ALWAYS pays attention to those around her. She's been through a lot in life, but inspite of all of that (or maybe...

Submitted by Anjumanara Hussain
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My ‘one’ my great friend Chris Borja. Chris started a local Networking group that today has over 2,000 active members. He is an author, public speaker, instructor, husband, father, and my friend. Chris donates many hours a month helping others learn a better way to connect with people. He advocates listening before speaking, fulfilling the needs of others before self,...

Submitted by Cyndy Keller
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