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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Imperial Beach Joins the City of Kindness Movement

On May 5th, 2021, Imperial Beach officially joined the City of Kindness movement. As part of their campaign for kindness, Imperial Beach and IB Arts Bureau worked with local artists to create five murals that represent kindness, in hopes of inspiring the community and all those who pass by. Becoming a City of Kindness During …

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Spreading Kindness With Lasagna Love

Lasagna Love is a movement that started at the beginning of COVID-19 as a way to offer support and kindness to Founder Rhiannon Menn’s local community. Since then, the movement has spread nationally and continues to create quite an impact among volunteers and recipients alike.  Lasagna Love When the coronavirus pandemic hit, Rhiannon wanted to …

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The Kindhumans Challenge

The Kindhumans Challenge is a social media campaign led by the Kindhumans brand, encouraging people to seek out creative ways to spell the word ‘kindness’. In exchange for each ‘kindness’ post, Kindhumans is donating 20 meals to those in need.  What is Kindhumans? Kindhumans is a brand on a mission to “unite and grow the …

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Harvard University’s Happiness Challenge

Kindness comes in many forms and just about anyone can choose to be kind. One thing we know for sure is that choosing kindness is much easier when we are happy. And experience has taught us that one of the main sources of happiness is through being kind to ourselves. Luckily, a group of Harvard …

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5 Ways to Show Dad Kindness on Father’s Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, you’re probably thinking of all the ways you can make this year extra special for your loved one(s). One of our favorite places to start is by brainstorming simple ways to be kind! Whether you’re celebrating a biological dad, an adoptive dad, a father figure, or anything in …

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Free Flowers for Kindness

Do you know what we love more than a random act of kindness? One that sparks an idea leading to hundreds more! And that is exactly how the Free Flower Project was born… “a random act of kindness that grew out of control, literally,” according to Idaho News 6. The Free Flower Project The Free …

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How to Organize a Beach Clean-Up

Summer is finally here and with it, so many new and fun opportunities to be kind and make a difference! One of our favorite summertime kindness activities is to host a beach or community clean-up. With so many more people flocking to their favorite summertime hot spots, chances are these spaces could use a little …

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Chaos & Kindness Over Memorial Day Weekend

A new Chaos & Kindness store is coming to Keene, New Hampshire this Memorial Day Weekend! And according to their Facebook posts, they’re fixing to have one heck of a time at their grand opening! What is Chaos and Kindness? Founded by Justin Spencer of rock band Recycled Percussion, Chaos & Kindness is “a worldwide …

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Fifth-Grader Starts Kindness Closet to Help Fellow Students

This week’s kindness spotlight goes out to Shreve Elementary fifth-grader, Andi Musser. Motivated by the realization that some of her classmates couldn’t afford new clothes, Andi started a ‘Kindness Closet’ at her school. Starting the Kindness Closet When her friend shared that she wore her brother’s hand-me-downs, Andi wanted to help. According to an article …

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