Category Archives: Middle Schools

The Kindness of Aaron’s Presents

My name is Leah Okimoto, I started an organization based in Andover, MA called Aaron’s Presents in memory of my infant son. It is a unique grants program that invites young children in 8th grade and below to apply for a grant … Continue reading

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Kindness for a Senior Citizen

My 8-year old son participates in music and karate at two different studios. One night we were hurrying from one studio to the another. It was a snowy and cold winter evening. We noticed a senior citizen carrying a heavy bag in one … Continue reading

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Children, Games & Kindness!

This will be the third year that my husband and I participated in a charity event called Extra Life. Extra Life is a 24-hour gaming marathon that raises money for children’s hospitals that are part of the Children’s Miracle Network. … Continue reading

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KIND Snacks–being Kind Again!

WHAT AND WHEN:  From now until September 4th, Do the KIND Thing is challenging people to go out of their way to make someone feel special – this could be calling a loved one or sending someone a card or email to … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga loves Sequins & Kindness

Lady Gaga and her mother, Cynthia Germanotta, founded the Born This Way Foundation  in 2011.  Their mission is to build a “Braver, Kinder World” by empowering the youth. At one point, Gaga stated she was changing the world one sequin at … Continue reading

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Tree of Kindness & Sequined Leaves

Laura Moore, Girl Scout Troop 30819 Leader headed up a special project with the girls in her troop and the Murray Elementary School.  As OneDublin.org explains, the mission of  the Girl Scouts (Crossroads Girl Scouts Association) has always been to develop … Continue reading

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KIND Snacks – Passing Sequins to Children

The new KIND site is currently live with Augusts’ KINDING Mission – which is asking people to donate a new or used item of clothing to a local shelter or someone in need.  If 7,000 people accept this KINDING Mission … Continue reading

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Brave Friend Stands Up To Bus Stop Bully

When I was in high school I was often the witness at the bus stop where a young man named David also went. David was was picked on tirelessly by his peers. One day I had, seen and heard, enough … Continue reading

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Tanner’s Totes passing A Sequin Of Kindness

Tanner’s Totes, Inc., a non-profit organization, helps lessen the sadness of long term hospital stays by providing cheer to preteen and teen patients.  The totes are filled with fun items to help pass the time and bring a little joy … Continue reading

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Lady Gaga & Mom passing a multitude of sequins!

Led by Lady Gaga and her mother Cynthia Germanotta, the Born This Way Foundation was founded in 2011 to foster a more accepting society, where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. The Foundation is dedicated to creating a safe … Continue reading

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