Tag Archives: community projects

Love For The Elderly

Fourteen is the age to sleep until noon, obsess over texting, and crave the latest and greatest computer game. Not to mention adjust to high school. Homework, studying, and fun. It can often be difficult to find a perfect balance … 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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The Kind Volunteers at Soup Kitchens

As an act of kindness I have volunteered at Share Outreach in Milford NH. Two Tuesdays a month they have a community dinner and this week we had free range chicken soup. The chickens were donated! I washed dishes after the … 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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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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Mother’s Day Walk for Peace – Boston May 12th

This year on Mother’s Day I, along with the church I belong to, am walking in the 17th Annual Mother’s Day Walk For Peace in Dorchester MA. The Mother’s Day Walk For Peace began in 1996 for families who lost their … Continue reading

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The Sequin of Kindness ~ TV Episode 2

TV Episode #2, “Kindness at UMass Lowell” is complete!  To view the full episode, or short video clips, click on the Video Clips page (of this website) or watch on the Sequin of Kindness YouTube channel. UMass Lowell was the first … 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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Sequin of Kindness…the TV Show!

The development of the Sequin of Kindness continues to grow!  The Sequin of Kindness started with an idea of bringing a kindness assignment into one of my classes; from there, it has grown into a blog, a free resource website … 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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