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Acts of Kindness

Waiter Feeds Man Who Has No Hands, Shrugs Off Praise

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.27.2016 | Good News

Restaurant waiter Alex Ruiz touched thousands of hearts after he was photographed feeding a customer who has no hands. But the modest 22-year-old serv...

Teen's Touching Napkin Note Helps Cops Through Dark Days

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 04.02.2016 | Good News

A teenager left a lasting impression on two police officers after passing them a heartwarming message on a napkin. The girl casually laid the note dow...

WATCH: Men Rescue Goat Hanging By Its Horns From Power Line

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.29.2016 | Good News

Cats regularly get stuck up trees, but a goat on a power line?! That was the surreal sight that greeted a group of guys near the village of Sykourio i...

Doing Good With Small Acts of Big Kindness

Monica Stevens-Kirby | Posted 03.23.2017 | Good News
Monica Stevens-Kirby

It's easy to lose sight of the little things, yet we often credit little things with a life well-lived. So, how does a hat or scarf make a difference?

Crashing in America

Marc Gopin | Posted 03.21.2017 | Good News
Marc Gopin

My son and I were driving and we saw a crash that had occurred just minutes before on the side of the road. I looked at the crash up close as I slowly passed and it was more than a fender bender. I quickly sensed there could be people trapped or hurt.

Kayaker Rescues Naked Skinny Dipper Clinging To Riverside Tree

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.13.2016 | Weird News

A kayaker saved a skinny dipper who got into trouble this weekend in a swollen Texas river. The unidentified man was found clinging to a tree in the S...

Young Man Helps Elderly Woman Cross Busy Road In Most Noble Fashion

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 03.08.2016 | Good News

A man in southeastern China helped a struggling elderly woman across a busy intersection before the lights changed in the most gallant way possible. V...

Officer Thanks The Rock For Support During Parents' Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 03.03.2016 | Good News

Little did "The Rock" know, but his simple yet thoughtful gesture years ago had a tremendous effect on a man and his late father. Dwayne Johnson rece...

Woman Pays Lottery Win Forward To Homeless Man

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.17.2016 | Good News

Her $200 lottery scratch ticket win had barely registered when Sofia Andrade gave it all away to get a homeless man out of the freezing cold. She paid...

Every Girl At This High School Got A Flower For Valentine's Day

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.15.2016 | Good News

It took months of planning and cost $450. But Hayden Godfrey says handing out a flower to every single girl at his Utah high school for Valentine's Da...

When Train Riders Moved Away From Passenger, This Woman Held His Hand

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 02.11.2016 | Good News

A tiny bit of compassion can have a huge impact. Two weeks ago, Ehab Taha, a 26-year-old from Canada, was riding public transit in Metro Vancouver whe...

WATCH: Worker Saves Stranded Pup After Spotting Her On Highway Traffic Camera

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.30.2016 | Good News

An Arizona state worker has given an adorable puppy a second shot at life. Gil Estrada was monitoring highway cameras at the state's Department of Tra...

Kids Matter: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 12.22.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

January 1, 2016 marks the three year anniversary of the day I began making a micro grant, every single day of the year, to social changemakers around ...

Town Holds Early Christmas For Girl Fighting Terminal Cancer

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.15.2015 | Good News

Christmas came early this year for a 4-year-old girl who is fighting terminal cancer. Residents in Midlothian, Virginia, rallied on Friday to help Vir...

Woman Pays It Forward At McDonald's, Sparks Inspiring Chain Reaction

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News

A kindhearted woman sparked a beautiful chain reaction of goodwill by picking up the next person's tab at a McDonald’s drive-thru. Some 250 cars cop...

Simple Acts of Kindness: Service Has No Season

Jess Ly | Posted 12.11.2016 | Impact
Jess Ly

The truth is that being in service is a gift always available to each of us. When we look for accounts of it, we get to witness it wherever we go, because we are the source of it. It goes where we go because we embody such qualities.

Girl Worried About Cop's Safety Offers Her Toy Bear For Protection

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.04.2015 | Good News

Officer Bear has got one cop's back. Josh McConnell, a police officer in Mississippi, was moved to tears when a little girl gave him her teddy bear fo...

Couple Who Once Relied On Grocery Scraps Drops $500,000 In Salvation Army Kettle

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.01.2015 | Good News

A big-hearted couple who once lived off food discarded from grocery stores have given the Salvation Army in Minnesota half a million reasons to feel h...

Man Mistaken For Santa Keeps The Christmas Magic Alive For Little Boy

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.01.2015 | Parents

Sometimes even Santa Claus needs a coffee run. At least, that's what it seemed like to one little boy. According to a Facebook post from Nov. 16 that ...

Pizzeria Owner Wins Thanksgiving With Amazing Sefless Gesture

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.27.2015 | Good News

A pizza restaurant owner in a small town in Ohio gave a free meal to over 100 people on Thanksgiving after a sign he posted offering to feed anyone in...

These Kids Have The Coolest Way To Keep The Homeless Warm This Winter

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.21.2015 | Good News

A group of youngsters and a mom in Canada made a kind-hearted gesture last weekend to help homeless people in Halifax, Nova Scotia, stay warm this win...

Homeless Vet Breaks Down In Tears After Stranger Buys Him Meal

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.20.2015 | Good News

A complete stranger's random act of kindness has changed this homeless war veteran's life for the better -- as he's now been offered a job and a place...

Essence Atkins Washing A Woman’s Feet Is The Ultimate Act Of Sisterhood

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 11.17.2015 | Black Voices

Essence Atkins got down on her knees and washed my friend Allison Pecola Person's feet today which I believe is a wonderful way to exude a simple act ...

NASA 'Wins The Internet' By Giving Surprise Interview To Young Boy

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 11.17.2015 | Science

This little reporter got his first big interview after NASA replied to a photo blog post where he said he wanted to write about rockets going into spa...

10 People Who Simply Helped Someone And Expected Nothing In Return

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 11.13.2015 | Good News

Sometimes the most thoughtful gestures, the ones that stick with us forever are the ones done quietly, without a reward in mind. Nov. 13 marks World ...