Bee Kind to Mother Earth

Protecting the Earth’s various species is a kindness toward the animals, but did you know that it helps our species too? As we gear up to Protect Our Species this Earth Day, the 22nd, let’s remember that these beautiful creatures are an integral part of a delicately balanced ecosystemand we can show kindness through protecting …

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Fifth Graders Make the Grade with Kindness Club

Minnesota fifth graders are taking kindness into their own hands. When the school was faced with the tough challenge of promoting kindness among its fifth graders, teacher Mat Greenhoe decided to start by asking the kids what they thought they could do to make the situation better. One student, Ady Bollinger, had the idea to …

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Spark Kindness with Your Spring Cleaning

You’ve probably heard about the popular Netflix show Tidying Up with organization guru Marie Kondo. If you haven’t seen the show, Kondo uses her own organization and decluttering process, the KonMari method, to help people clean up their homes and bring order to their physical space. It’s like spring cleaning on overdrive. Part of the …

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Kindness by the Mile

Parker Cornell always knew he wanted to be a Navy SEAL— he had been dreaming about it since fourth grade. He realized his goal in 2016, when he joined SEAL Team 5. His desire to also put kindness into the world found him volunteering his time with One Summit, a charity organization started by a …

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Kindness Takes Flight

Random acts of kindness are passed from one person to another through Butterfly Coins. Ron Hornbacker and his friend, Bruce Pedersen, started the Butterfly Coin project, where participants receive a physical token that can be passed from one person to another spreading kindness. The brass coins, which have an image of a butterfly on them, …

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Water the World with Kindness

Did you know that billions of people throughout the world don’t have access to clean water? Even here in the United States, there are areas where the water isn’t suitable for consumption. World Water Day is March 22nd and focuses “attention on the importance of freshwater and advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.” …

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Spring into Kindness!

Spring is finally here! We’re ready for sunny days and cool breezes, a definite mood booster after the cold and dark winter months. Showing kindness during this season could put an extra spring in your step! Whether you’re spending your time during the spring months at home or taking a spring break vacation, here are …

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International Women’s Day: A Spotlight on Kindness

We need more kindness, more compassion, more joy, more laughter. I definitely want to contribute to that.  – Ellen DeGeneres March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD), which is a global celebration which recognizes “the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” Those involved are encouraged to commemorate the day in a way that …

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Lemonade Stand Offers Sweet Support

Hurricane Harvey hit many in a devastating way. Over four days, it ripped through Southeast Texas with extreme intensity, causing flooding and crushing everything in its path. Frannie, a 10-year-old from Missouri City, Texas, was looking for a way to help. Frannie had seen the HSUS visiting homes via boat and rescuing animals, and while …

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Hit the Road with Kindness

We’ve all been frustrated on the road. Driving can be a stressful endeavor, especially if other factors are in play, like running late, crying children in the backseat, or a long commute. With the stresses of everyday life, wouldn’t it be nice if the road were a kinder place? Well, it starts with you! Here …

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