For #RAKDay 2018 we collected hundreds of stories from all of you. You showed us that Kindness Starts with One and told us who your ‘one’ is. We were deeply touched by the story of the Murphy family who has been courageously living their lives after Chris came home from several deployments where he suffered multiple traumatic brain injuries. While he exemplified courage on the battlefield, the true test of courage came when he and his family received the diagnosis that he has early onset Alzheimer’s at the age of 39 years old.
Watch our new video inviting you to help kindness become the norm in your home, school or workplace. Pass it on!
There are scientifically proven benefits to being kind! It is contagious, teachable, and makes you feel all fuzzy inside. Check out our new video featuring the science of kindness.
Watch this awesome video where The Colorado Rockies visit a school to promote kindness through their fun "ROX BOX" activity.
Chris Natske is a Master Tae Kwon Do instructor at the Colorado Alliance of Martial Arts in Parker, Colorado. Every year he coaches hundreds of students through the rigorous process of achieving their Black Belt rank. BUT, Chris is doing something different. Along with a four month process of hard physical work, the students also have to perform 400 random acts of kindness.
Instead of celebrating "Anti-Bully Week" at St. Matthews School in Cambridge, England, they decided to have a week dedicated to kindness. Children learned the importance of being kind to themselves and others while delving deeper into the Kindness In the Classroom curriculum.
Madison Steiner paints art in the form of footwear... but its the people who wear them that make these shoes special. For more information, visit her website at HustleKindness.com
See what happens when one school decides to create a book drive for another school in need.
Hannah Brencher, who started The World Needs More Love Letters, demonstrates how a simple act of kindness can turn life around for the giver and receiver.
Peggy Filer & The Random Acts of Kindness club at Cedarcrest High School inspire kindness throughout the Duvall, Washington community.
Will of California is one of three winners of the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation's Kindness Challenge! The retired carpenter crafts toy trains for kids in his neighborhood and beyond. Learn how his unique acts of kindness are bringing smiles to hundreds of children!
Andy Smallman is an education innovator and director of the Puget Sound Community School. His unique approach to learning has kindness as it's foundation and is inspiring students and their communities alike.
When Claire Lemmel saw that people in her San Francisco neighborhood weren't connecting as they walked by each other on the streets, she decided to put kindness in action ... and her smile on a giant poster! Her kindness and smile are now inspiring hundreds of people on her daily walks.
Meet Frank, John and Jack three "Muffin Men" who are turning retirement into an opportunity to distribute food and kindness to those in need.
UC Berkeley Professor Dacher Keltner highlights his breakthrough research on the science of kindness and compassion.
7 year old Abby shares highlights of her annual "Pay it Forward Project" This year, she wanted to show gratitude to the Lakewood Colorado Police Department.
University student, Sabrina Ma, started Acts of Random Kindness (ARK) and inspired over 27 other schools to start their own clubs.
Home for Life is an animal sanctuary that is home to nearly 200 animal residents that can only be helped by a care for life center.
A first grade class in Fresno, California inspires their entire school with kindness.
He’s dying, and he wants to spread as much kindness in the world as he can. Father, husband, friend and founder of Inspire Media, Chris Rosati, was diagnosed with ALS in 2010 and has slowly lost his ability to walk and speak. Still, he is devoting the rest of his life to spreading kindness.