Tag Archives: children

The Kindness of Donations

I recently donated a crib, pack and play, and some other baby items to a local charity called Care Net Pregnancy Center in Nashua, NH. They provide education, medical care, and materials free of charge to women, as well as … Continue reading

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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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An Anonymous Gift of Kindness

A friend and colleague is going through a very difficult time in her life. She is struggling financially and has serious issues with one of her children. She is such a hard worker and such a great person. She confided … 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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Summer Kindness

I am a mother of two and live close to our town lake.  My children and I spend a lot of the hot summer days at the lake keeping cool and having fun.  Over the past few years we have … Continue reading

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Kindness in Ecuador

I recently received this photo from Walter, an educator at Liceo Internacional in Quito, Ecuador. Walter contacted me during the school year to brainstorm about kindness activities for his classroom.  Teachers are very creative and and always have great ideas … Continue reading

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Preschool Kids Have Fun Being Kind!

A preschool teacher in New York City, included a Sequin of Kindness™ project in her classroom. She sent home a notice to the parents explaining the kindness activity she arranged for the children–they were very enthusiastic! As the children extended … Continue reading

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Bill & Lauren’s story ~ Kindness to Cambodian Girls

In 2002, professional photographer Bill Smith and his wife Lauren visited Cambodia to experience and photograph the natural beauty and culture.  While traveling the country by cab the couple was shocked to find the Stung Mean Chey Garbage dump, where … 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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