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Joe The Barber Helps The Homeless

Anthony Cymerys, known as Joe the Barber, took it upon himself to help the homeless in Hartford, Connecticut by giving free haircuts.  Cymerys, an 82 year old man, connects his clippers to a car battery and delivers his barber services … Continue reading

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Kindness from The Gentle Barn

The Gentle Barn, being kind again!  Read more about their great efforts and kindness to animals. Consider supporting The Gentle Barn, make a donation, follow them on Twitter or give then a “like” on Facebook.  Thank you, Gentle Barn, for … Continue reading

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Actress Rooney Mara ~ Humanitarian Kindness

After traveling to Kenya as a volunteer in 2006, Rooney Mara made a humanitarian decision to help the children she worked with by founding a charity in 2007, Faces of Kibera.  She returned several times; while there, Faces of Kibera and the Uweza … Continue reading

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Pink Heals Gives Sequins (of kindness) To Women

The Pink Heals Foundation is  a wonderful non-profit organization founded by a young woman shortly after her experience with cancer treatments and recovery. Thank you Lisa!  Twitter: @PinkHeals Website Excerpt ~ Pink Heals: For women in their twenties, thirties and … 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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Damage From Bullies Repaired by Passing Sequins

Student, Jordan Addison had his car vandalized by bullies and then repaired by kind business owners local to Roanoke VA spearheaded by Richard Henegar, Jr., the manager at Quality Auto Paint and Body. Excerpts from Huffington Post story by Ryan Grenoble: … 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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A Sequin From A Gentle Soul

Recently I’ve made a new friend and though we haven’t been able to see each other as much as we like, we decided we would try to get to know each other by sharing stories with one another. I asked … 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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