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Random Acts of Kindness

An Enterprise Worker's Act Of Kindness Has The Internet Swooning

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.18.2016 | Parents

One simple act of kindness toward a mom of twins has inspired a heartwarming response online. On July 13, Coty Vincent posted a photo on Facebook of a...

Why Are These People Abandoning Their Art?

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 07.13.2016 | Arts
Leigh M. Clark

I stopped at Robbie's in Islamorada when I was in The Florida Keys this past spring. I got to talking to a local woman about art. She asked if I pa...

Teen Who Asked To Carry Groceries In Exchange For Food Gets Good Karma In Return

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 06.26.2016 | Good News

A GoFundMe page inspired by a viral Facebook post raised over $72,000 for a teen in need. Matt White, 30, was in the produce section of a Kroger in Me...

Firing Back At Omar: 49 Acts Of Kindness

Brian Stone | Posted 06.20.2016 | Queer Voices
Brian Stone

Break out of your daily norm. Burst out of the chains of your indifference and feel the warm sunlight of brotherhood. Only kindness can unite us.

Photo Of Grocery Store Worker Helping Elderly Woman Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 06.20.2016 | Good News

One worker's sweet gesture is reminding everyone that the world can be a pretty decent place. Bo Graf shared a photo on Facebook of Brandon Rollins, ...

Selfless Schoolboys Spot A Retiree Struggling With Yardwork, Finish It For Him

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 06.20.2016 | Good News

A group of schoolboys in southeast Australia are being hailed as heroes for their collective act of kindness toward an 81-year-old man. The young stud...

Entire JetBlue Flight Comforts Orlando Victim's Grandmother In The Most Beautiful Way

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 06.16.2016 | Good News

A woman flying to Florida to attend the funeral of her grandson, who was gunned down in the Orlando massacre, has received an outpouring of support fr...

7 Things Orlando May Need Other Than Thoughts and Prayers

Suzy Hayman DeYoung | Posted 06.13.2016 | Impact
Suzy Hayman DeYoung

Leaders and community officials who are up to date on trauma informed care, who understand that healing involves much more than traditional talk therapy, and who recognize that, while victims and their families are and should always remain at the epicenter of care, the entire community will also suffer varying degrees of prolonged trauma.

Photo Of State Trooper Sharing Meal With Homeless Mother Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 05.18.2016 | Good News

A trooper's quiet act ended up getting the praise it deserved. A photo recently posted in a Fall River, Massachusetts, Facebook group by Jacob Morse ...

This Mother's Day, Give the Gift of Kindness

Emma Saloranta | Posted 05.06.2016 | Parents
Emma Saloranta

I'm lying in bed awake at four in the morning, nursing my restless and sick son so that he can sleep. This is my second Mother's Day, and I can honestly say that the last two years of my life, starting from when I got pregnant with him, have been the most rewarding, but also most challenging, exhausting, frustrating and at times heartbreaking years of my life.

Commit Non-Random Acts of Kindness and Watch Your Happiness Grow

Noelle Nelson | Posted 05.04.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Noelle Nelson

Traveling through Burma (aka Myanmar) recently -- a fascinating country, known as "The Golden Land" because of the tens of thousands of pagodas gleami...

18 Random Acts Of Kindness To Spread Cheer

Ronna Benjamin | Posted 04.30.2016 | Fifty
Ronna Benjamin

I had been inspired by all the stuff in the news about happiness lately. And people had been so nice to me in these last months of treatment that I tried to make a list of things that are free-or almost free- that can make someone else feel happy. But I couldn't remember anything.

The Kindness of Strangers

Joanna Perry-Folino | Posted 04.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Joanna Perry-Folino

And maybe you have to lose everything and be reduced to begging before you can see the kindness of strangers so you can find it in yourself. I'm pretty sure the next time someone approaches me on the street asking for bus fare, I won't turn away. With that realization I was completely at peace.

Hero EMT Mows Patient's Lawn, As If Saving His Life Weren't Enough

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.20.2016 | Weird News

Does he do windows as well? An emergency medical technician in Lincoln, California, not only helped save the life of an 87-year-old man, he prevented ...

Strangers Band Together To Replace Homeless Musician's Stolen Violin

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.14.2016 | Good News

On Tuesday morning, Mark Landry awoke to a horrible discovery: His beloved violin, one of his few earthly possessions and the primary source of his li...

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...

Welcome to the D.A.R.K Side

She's Fit To Lead | Posted 03.25.2016 | College
She's Fit To Lead

The D.A.R.K side is all about daily acts of random kindness and how those acts can be implemented into your life. Instead of just waiting around for inspiration to push you toward sharing a smile with someone around you, join the D.A.R.K side and discover the simple, little tasks you can do to brighten the life of someone around you.

Don't Let More Terror Make Us Terrible

Amy Crumpton | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Amy Crumpton

This is not a political piece I'm writing; it's a personal one. It's a prescription for individuals to cure the terminal hate infecting our world. It's heavy because my heart is breaking over the disintegration of our culture.

Thank You for Unfriending Me...

Leigh M. Clark | Posted 03.18.2016 | Women
Leigh M. Clark

To the woman who unfriended me, thank you: For teaching me to rise above and preparing me for others with the same limiting beliefs. You're not alone, and lucky for me, neither am I. I believe that good does exist, and I plan to spend my lifetime proving it.

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...

Advocacy: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.02.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we celebrate seven new grantees who advocate for a community that works for all. From Daina Zhang's project to ...

An Adventurer's Guide to Teaching Love

Anne Armstrong | Posted 02.26.2016 | Parents
Anne Armstrong

Another Valentine's Day has come and gone...with the chocolate wrappers and tiny cards to prove it. Did your family grow stronger, love harder, or become better as a result? I believe Valentine's Day (and holidays in general) are all about making love a verb.

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...