Ready. Kindset. Go!

Did you know that the City of Anaheim is one of the kindest communities in the United States? In fact, as a finalist in the Reader’s Digest Nicest Places in America contest, Anaheim represents the state of California! City of Kindness Founder and Former Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait nominated the city, sharing how Anaheim strives …

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Good, Clean, Kindness

Having clean clothes is a basic necessity of everyday life. For someone without a home, something as simple as being able to wash their clothes can present a huge challenge. Not having access to clean clothes can negatively impact the health, self-esteem and advancement of someone that is homeless. That’s where The Laundry Truck LA …

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Kindness: A Fourth of July Spectacular

It’s time to celebrate! We’re ready to grab some cool watermelon, lay out a blanket and catch our local fireworks display on the Fourth of July. Here are some kind acts you can do this Independence Day: Be a parade buddy – Fourth of July parades are incredibly popular, and so are the best viewing …

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City of Kindness Spotlight: Arlington, TX

Thanks to Mayor Williams of the other members of its City of Council, Arlington created its “Arlington Kindness Initiative” when the city became an official City of Kindness. Mayor Williams’’ vision was to promote, encourage and recognize kind acts that were taking place across The American Dream City. Arlington has embraced the challenge and we’re …

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What Happens When a Librarian Walks into A Laundromat?

There is so much to do as a parent! You’re working while balancing parenthood and it can be a lot, especially for single parents or parents that work multiple jobs. Some days just getting kids through the day fed, safe and happy is a major triumph. Trips to the library to encourage literacy and love …

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No Dad Jokes Here, Just Kindness

Dads, it’s your turn! We’re celebrating dads of all kinds – is there a special man in your life like your dad, father-in-law, stepdad, foster dad, grandpa, uncle, father of your children, “second dad” or father figure? Well, then this list to make their day will certainly help you plan a celebration. Here are a …

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Kindness Does a Body Good

You’re beautiful just as you are! During the summer months, we can become fixated on obtaining the perfect body, or feel self-conscious about participating in fun summer activities. We’re here to tell you to be kind to yourself and to show your body the love it deserves. Here are some ways to be kind to …

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With Kindness, We Remember

There’s so much more to Memorial Day than barbeques and sales. It’s a time to honor and remember those in our military that gave the ultimate sacrifice and lost their lives in the line of duty. Have you ever thought about what you might be able to do on Memorial Day to commemorate these brave …

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The Sound of Kindness!

Do you hear that? That’s the sound of kindness, through podcasts, that is! If you’re looking for some easy (and inspiring) listening, we’ve got a playlist for you. On your morning commute, at the gym or just around the house, these good news podcasts are sure to brighten your day. Plus, hearing about all the …

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Meet the Student That Started a Kindness Movement

Kindness matters! At least, that’s what Rebekah Robeck and her friends at Costa Mesa Middle and High Schools think. City of Kindness connected with Rebekah to hear about her story and learn how she’s spreading kindness among her peers. Last year, Rebekah noticed that kids at her school weren’t being kind to each other and …

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