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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 Sharing a Home

My husband and I have invited people to share our home that were either struggling with money or needed a change in their environment. Over the past few years, we took in five people. Some were family and others were people … 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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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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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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The Kind Students at UMass Lowell

The students at UMass Lowell gladly participated at the Sequin of Kindness booth by sharing acts of kindness during UML’s Stress Relief Day fair. This fair, organized by Tracy Moore, Assistant Director of Health Education & Promotion, is designed to make … Continue reading

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Healing Arts & Kind Acts

I went into the healing arts because I really like to help people, especially with their health.  This was ingrained in me because of my Dad’s actions.  He owned the local pharmacy in the little town I grew up in … 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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The Sequin of Kindness TV Show is launched!

The Sequin of Kindness started with an idea of bringing a kindness assignment into one of my classes; from there, the idea grew into a blog, a free resource website for teachers and community leaders and now it’s a local cable … Continue reading

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