Tricks, Treats, and Kindness

October is coming to a close and Halloween is just over a week away! With traditions like candy, costumes, and horror flicks, there’s only one addition we can think of to really top off the season: kindness!  In typical City of Kindness fashion, we buckled down and did some research to find fun new ways …

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Father Flooded With Support for Autistic Son’s Birthday

Teenager Daniel Harrison’s wish to make friends came true this year on his 15th birthday after his father shared a tweet that went viral thanks to the kindness of strangers! “Daniel’s my son. Profoundly Autistic. Hasn’t one friend. It’s his birthday today. In his ECHP he wrote that his two wishes were to learn to …

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Fall Into Kindness

Fall is one of our favorite times of the year. The crisp air, the colorful leaves, the warm drinks and comfy sweaters… it’s all so cozy and wonderful! So we figured, what better way to enjoy the season than to spread a little fall ‘flavored’ kindness?! Fall into Kindness with these fun fall-themed ideas:   …

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Spreading Kindness With Catching Joy Inc.

Maxwell Supranent is a Boston teen who started his nonprofit, Catching Joy Inc. as a way to encourage volunteerism and acts of kindness, specifically among kids, teens, and families. Maxwell and the Catching Joy team have been in the business of making a difference since 2008, their efforts have been quite impressive! So much so, …

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Huntington Beach Implements a Mental Health Unit on Wheels

A mental health response unit on wheels known as Be Well OC launched in Huntington Beach on August 2nd. In partnership with the city, the initiative hopes to redirect mental health and substance abuse calls from police and first responders to trained mental health professionals that can offer specialized resources, support, and kindness to those …

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501CTHREE Launched It’s Sixth Water Box on Skid Row in LA

501CTHREE recently teamed up with Homeless Health Care Los Angeles (HHCLA) and Kindhumans to launch their first Water Box in LA, located in the Skid Row community. What is 501CTHREE? 501CTHREE is a nonprofit focused on implementing solutions for issues around energy, food, water, and shelter. Founders Jaden Smith and Drew FitzGerald are working to …

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Born This Way’s #BeKind21 Campaign

The Born This Way Foundation’s #BeKind21 campaign launched on September 1st, encouraging people globally to practice a little kindness each day until September 21st. Those interested in participating can take the #BeKind21 pledge at the Born This Way website and are invited to share their acts of kindness on social media via the campaign hashtag.  …

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Target Joins Walmart in Covering College Tuition Costs for Workers

On August 16th, Walmart started covering 100% of college tuition costs for their full and part-time US-based employees. Shortly thereafter, Target announced plans to join Walmart in offering employees the opportunity of a debt-free education. Together, Walmart and Target employ hundreds of thousands of US citizens, making quite an impact in the accessibility of education …

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The RAK Foundation’s Kindness Resources for Educators

School’s back in session! Luckily, the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation has made several resources available to help educators bring kindness to the classroom. And we’re here to share some of them with you! The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation The Random Acts of Kindness Foundation is a nonprofit organization that’s on a mission to …

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