Cavanaugh Bell Reminds Us That Love Is Greater Than COVID-19

When news that the COVID-19 outbreak had reached U.S. soil hit, people across the country organized to make sure that the most impacted populations were supported. Cavanaugh Bell is one of these inspiring humans that jumped immediately into action.  Cool & Dope Living This 7-year-old boy has spent the last few years of his life …

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Rebecca Mehra’s COVID-19 Kindness

Professional track athlete, Rebecca Mehra, tweeted about her random act of kindness amidst the COVID-19 chaos. To her surprise, the tweet went viral and has since inspired thousands of people around the world, bringing perspective to many who may not have felt the impacts of the health crisis previously. While the severity of the COVID-19 …

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Nothing but Love Notes to Support First Responders

Natalie Reilly and her mother came up with the idea for ‘Nothing But Love Notes’ in February 2016. Natalie’s mother had recently been diagnosed with cancer and was finishing up her chemotherapy. In an effort to bring a little light to both their lives, Natalie and her mother came up with a simple concept that …

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International Women’s Day Spotlight: The Ladies Behind the Kind Campaign

In honor of International Women’s Day, we want to spotlight two particularly lovely ladies. Lauren Paul and Molly Thompson are the founders of Kind Campaign, a nonprofit that works to promote kind relationships among young women. Inspired by their own personal experience with girl-on-girl bullying, these ladies teamed up to create an organization that brings …

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Inclusion for Ollie

Kindness comes in many forms. One of our favorites is inclusion. The world is full of all kinds of different people. Everyone has different backgrounds, different stories, and different struggles. While this is one of the things that makes life so beautiful, it can leave some feeling isolated and alone. Knowing that there are others …

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Scarf-Bombing with One Good Deed

Have you heard of scarf-bombing? Neither had we until we stumbled upon a story that’s been brewing in Minnesota. Michelle Christensen, a Golden Valley local, came up with the idea of scarf-bombing after noticing a group of artists knitting scarves around trees. The decorations were soon put to use by the homeless community in response …

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Celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week

The Random Acts of Kindness (RAK) Foundation kicked off their annual Random Acts of Kindness Week on Sunday, February 16th, 2020. Working to ‘make kindness the norm’ in school, at home, at work, and in the community, the RAK Foundation creates resources to promote kindness every day of the year. Random Acts of Kindness Week …

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Your Guide to a Kinder Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and you know what that means… another opportunity to spread kindness! There are so many simple ways to shower your loved ones with kindness this Valentine’s Day season and here are some fun ideas to get you started! Give memories over presents. Let’s be honest. Flowers wilt and …

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A Heartwarming Graduation Story of Inclusion and Kindness

As fellow promoters of kindness, we are always on the lookout for stories in the news that illustrate this value. This week, our searching landed us on the heartwarming story of Jack Higgins’ graduation, published by CNN. We were almost brought to tears as we read of the kindness shown to Higgins on his big …

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The Great Kindness Challenge of 2020

The Great Kindness Challenge week kicked off on Monday, January 27th, 2020. Organized by the global nonprofit ‘Kids for Peace,’ the campaign was created to promote unity and respect within the school environment. The Great Kindness Challenge was born of grassroots beginnings with the participation of three schools in Carlsbad California, which would soon grow to …

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