Huntington Beach Implements a Mental Health Unit on Wheels

A mental health response unit on wheels known as Be Well OC launched in Huntington Beach on August 2nd. In partnership with the city, the initiative hopes to redirect mental health and substance abuse calls from police and first responders to trained mental health professionals that can offer specialized resources, support, and kindness to those …

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501CTHREE Launched It’s Sixth Water Box on Skid Row in LA

501CTHREE recently teamed up with Homeless Health Care Los Angeles (HHCLA) and Kindhumans to launch their first Water Box in LA, located in the Skid Row community. What is 501CTHREE? 501CTHREE is a nonprofit focused on implementing solutions for issues around energy, food, water, and shelter. Founders Jaden Smith and Drew FitzGerald are working to …

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Born This Way’s #BeKind21 Campaign

The Born This Way Foundation’s #BeKind21 campaign launched on September 1st, encouraging people globally to practice a little kindness each day until September 21st. Those interested in participating can take the #BeKind21 pledge at the Born This Way website and are invited to share their acts of kindness on social media via the campaign hashtag.  …

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Target Joins Walmart in Covering College Tuition Costs for Workers

On August 16th, Walmart started covering 100% of college tuition costs for their full and part-time US-based employees. Shortly thereafter, Target announced plans to join Walmart in offering employees the opportunity of a debt-free education. Together, Walmart and Target employ hundreds of thousands of US citizens, making quite an impact in the accessibility of education …

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The RAK Foundation’s Kindness Resources for Educators

School’s back in session! Luckily, the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation has made several resources available to help educators bring kindness to the classroom. And we’re here to share some of them with you! The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is a nonprofit organization that’s on a mission to …

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High Jump Competitors Choose Kindness at the Tokyo Olympics

The Tokyo Olympics came to an end on Sunday, August 8th, but the stories of the kindness that took place there will live on for years to come. After a rough 2020, the event was a welcome distraction, offering confirmation that the world really is returning to normal. However, witnessing the kindness and comradery among …

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Paperchain Links to Unite the World

Kids for Peace wants to set a Guinness World Record for the longest ever paperchain. The organization is asking people around the world to join them in making the chain by contributing links with messages of ‘love and hope’ on each one. “Link by link, we will demonstrate that we truly are connected and we …

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Practicing Gratitude to Inspire Kindness

Gratitude is a mindset that, when practiced, can quickly shift your perspective and create a sense of abundance. In other words, when you focus on what’s good in your life, the good magnifies. The best part is that the more you feel grateful, the more you’ll find yourself driven towards expressing that gratitude and paying …

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Strangers Give Surf Lessons to Teen With Cerebral Palsy

Today’s kindness spotlight covers a sweet story of a teen with cerebral palsy who always dreamt of learning how to surf and the strangers who decided to teach him.  Meet Aaron Minnick While sitting on the jetty watching surfers ride to shore with his father, Aaron Minnick shared his dreams of one day learning to …

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