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Random Acts of Kindness

A New Kind of Valentine's Day

Mary Hickey | Posted 01.28.2015 | Parents
Mary Hickey

I want you to learn another way to feel love in the world. It doesn't just have to come from the people you already have in your life. There are always people in the world who are alone or having a hard time who could use a smile in their day and you have the power to give that to them.

Best Smile in Portland, Oregon

Erin Donley | Posted 01.22.2015 | Good News
Erin Donley

A sincere smile, an overdue phone call, or a handwritten thank-you note can shift the mood of a day.

Pizza Shop, Customers Give Away 8,400 Slices To Philly's Homeless

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 01.15.2015 | Impact

Newcomers at Rosa's Fresh Pizza might think the store's owner has an odd obsession with sticky notes. But the plethora of pinks, blues and yellows spa...

Cab Driver Stunned By Mysterious $1,000 Tip For 2 Minute Cab Ride

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.15.2015 | Good News

Getting from point A to point B was anything but routine for this cabbie. Oumar Maiga, a driver for Freedom Taxi in Philadelphia picked up a passe...

A Random Act Of Kindness My Family Will Never Forget

Sharon Greenthal | Posted 01.14.2015 | Fifty
Sharon Greenthal

Though there's a part of me -- of all of us, I'm sure -- that misses the little children in their matching outfits sent by my mother-in-law each year at Christmas, I very much enjoy the adults that my kids and my nieces and nephews have grown up to become.

Beyond Paris : What Now?

Karen Berg | Posted 01.14.2015 | Religion
Karen Berg

Sunday's event in Paris in response to this reality was incredible and unprecedented: millions of people coming together in the name of unity. Perhaps its most important aspect was to show us that our world leaders can indeed walk hand-in-hand together in common cause.

Chick-Fil-A Owner Gives His Own Gloves And Free Food To Man In Need

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.13.2015 | Good News

This fast food owner believes in service with a side of selflessness. Last Wednesday, a man with his possessions strapped to his back entered a Ch...

3 Good Ways to Recognize You Matter

Danielle Wolffe | Posted 01.09.2015 | Healthy Living
Danielle Wolffe

I volunteered to write for a prison newsletter and started attending protests at prisons I stood there, tying ribbons on barbed wire fences, marching. The raw caring voices of the other protesters chanting for men and women inside, slowly, restored faith to me.

This Couple Wants To Send The 'Most Loving Person' To Hawaii

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 01.06.2015 | Good News

Canadians are known for being nice, but one Alberta couple is taking nice to a whole new level. Newlyweds Cody and Eva Borek won a trip for two to ...

Resolving to Be Kind: 10 Resolutions for 2015

Kindness Blog | Posted 01.03.2015 | Healthy Living
Kindness Blog

I decided to focus on intentionally being kind to myself and to others to make it a daily practice and a way of living and being, not just a lofty concept. So I present to you these 10 resolutions for 2015:

Cops Show Up At Homes, Shock Families In Need With $100

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.05.2015 | Good News

In this town, getting stopped by a cop might actually be a good thing. The Huron County Sheriff's Office in Michigan received generous donations f...

Woman Gives Fast-Food Worker A $10,000 Coat

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.22.2014 | Good News

A Texas fast-food worker has some fancy new duds today, thanks to a drive-thru customer who handed over her mink coat after the employee complimented ...

We Are the Ones We've Been Waiting For: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 12.19.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Every day for the past two years, The Pollination Project has made seed grants to up and coming social change leaders around the world. We are happy...

This Single Mom Waitress Just Got The Tip Of A Lifetime

The Huffington Post | Brittany Wong | Posted 12.21.2014 | Divorce

If there's ever a time you might need a little extra cash, it's during the holidays. One waitress in Herndon, Va. got something extra and then som...

Dads' Christmas Surprise Leaves Beloved Crossing Guard Totally Speechless

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.19.2014 | Parents

For the past decade, Nathaniel Kendrick, better known as “Mr. Ken,” has been the crossing guard on whom children at Lakewood Elementary School in ...

Pray It Forward

Melanie Young | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Melanie Young

I am counting my blessings this season and especially during my week-long visit to my hometown, Chattanooga, Tennessee. I've found that southerners ha...

Police Officers Pull Over Drivers In Need, Hand Out $100,000 From 'Secret Santa'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 12.29.2014 | Good News

In Kansas City, flashing red and blue lights had drivers seeing green earlier this month, after an anonymous wealthy benefactor enlisted sheriff's dep...

Walmart Cashier Pays For Man's Groceries With Her Own Money

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.15.2014 | Good News

This cashier went out of her way to give a customer the extra boost he needed. Jenny Karpen of Rotterdam, New York, a new employee at Walmart, was...

Beautiful Acts Of Kindness To Share On The Anniversary Of Sandy Hook

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living

It's been two years since the heartbreaking events at Sandy Hook Elementary and on Dec. 14, we'll stand together to remember the lives lost. In honor ...

'Layaway Angel' Secretly Pays Off 150 Accounts At Toy Store

Posted 12.15.2014 | Impact

BELLINGHAM, Mass. (AP) -- Shoppers at an eastern Massachusetts toy store are getting an early Christmas present: All their layaway bills totaling $20,...

Dear Arby's Drive-Thru Angel

Sybil Brun | Posted 12.12.2014 | Religion
Sybil Brun

You clearly choose to live life as a testimony from behind that drive-thru window. So I had to write you this letter because you made a profound difference in our day and taught an unforgettable lesson for our lives and I just wanted you to know.

WATCH: Cop Carries Woman With MS Down Stairs During Power Outage

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 12.11.2014 | Good News

This selfless cop put a woman's safety first by stepping up when she was in need. Detroit experienced a power outage affecting several buildings an...

7 Steps to Being a Kinder Person

Jinny Ditzler | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Jinny Ditzler

Kindness is the best gift. You know because it gives you that welcome skip in the heart, whether you're giving or receiving. Yet in this time of frantic holiday making, kindness can get lost along the way.

Strangers Shower Dying Utah Girl With Christmas Cards So She Can Feel 'Really Loved'

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 12.08.2014 | Good News

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The colorful cards arrive from all over the globe at a clip of 1,200 a day — each wishing tiny Addie Fausett happy holidays ...

This Smile Is Brought To You By 42,000 Birthday Cards

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 12.06.2014 | Good News

A French man with Down syndrome has received more than 40,000 birthday cards from strangers all over the globe after his dad posted a simple message o...