A Boy and His Kind Kindergarten Classmates

A new decade has begun. And with it, we can’t help but think about what the future will bring. These last twenty years have flown by, chock-full of great advances and wonderful progress. And soon, the leaders of today will retire to those of tomorrow. As time moves forward, it’s up to us to cultivate …

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Kindness for Australia

This last week highlighted some serious sadness and destruction taking place in Australia. With fires growing quickly in size, many Australians have lost their homes and loved ones. Animals and humans alike have been fleeing for their lives, seeking safety from the blaze. While this news is heartbreaking, we have been simultaneously inspired by the …

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Resolutions of Kindness for Your Happiest New Year Yet

It’s that time again folks! Time to ring in 2020 with all the excitement of a fresh start. Not only are we welcoming a new year, but a new decade! And, here at City of Kindness, we couldn’t be more thrilled. With so many opportunities to choose kindness these next 12 months, we are dreaming …

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Give Yourself the Gift of Self-Kindness this Season

The holidays can be a notoriously stressful time of year. While all the festivities are something many of us look forward to, they can also be a source of overwhelm. Shopping for the perfect gifts, showing up to the holiday parties, preparing for those inevitable moments of tension at family gatherings… If you feel it …

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A Guide to Kind Gifting During the Holidays

According to the National Retail Federation (NRF), “Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,047.83 this holiday season, (Source). Once various economic expenses are accounted for, the NRF predicts 2019 holiday spending to be “up between 3.8 percent and 4.2 percent over 2018 for a total of between $727.9 billion and $730.7 billion,” (Source). …

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Holiday Toy Drives

‘Tis the season to be kind! When days get packed with wishlists and shopping, consider switching things up and seeking simple ways to support the less fortunate during the holidays. Because, let’s face it. While we look forward to the hustle and bustle of this time of year, it’s easy to end up overwhelmed and …

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3 Ways To Show Up Kind This Thanksgiving

Can you believe Thanksgiving is this week? And all of December’s holiday cheer is just around the corner! We love the holidays here at City of Kindness. For obvious reasons of course… quality time spent with family and friends, yummy pumpkin and gingerbread flavored coffee drinks, delicious meals and freshly baked goodies… the list goes …

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Eugene Takes Pledge to Become an Official City of Kindness

It’s official! Eugene mayor Lucy Vinis has formally signed the City of Kindness pledge and has joined the City of Kindness movement. The exciting news was announced at Eugene’s Choose Kindness Celebration on November 3rd, where City of Kindness Founder and Former Anaheim, CA Mayor Tom Tait came up to meet with leaders in Eugene’s …

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10 Spontaneous Kind Acts to Celebrate World Kindness Day

Today is World Kindness Day (WKD)! And we couldn’t be more excited. Watching people, businesses, organizations and communities getting creatively kind is incredibly inspiring to us. We wholeheartedly believe in the power of kindness to change the world. What a wonderful opportunity to raise this awareness and motivate participation in kind action. What is World …

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