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Snail Mail Kindness

The other day I was in the mood to send “snail mail.” Go to the post office, buy a stamp, and send something unexpected to someone! A few months ago I was graced with a beautiful mentor, Ashleigh. She is … 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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UMass Lowell students share acts of kindness!

Over 100 students from the University of Massachusetts Lowell visited the Sequin of Kindness™ booth at their Stress Relief Day fair!  They had so many great acts of kindness to share showing, once again, a small act of kindness does … Continue reading

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Teens Enjoy Paying-It-Forward

My 16 year old daughter and her friend frequent a local family restaurant and have become friends with one particular waiter. On their last visit, this waiter’s section was full, so the girls were seated in another section. “Their” waiter came … 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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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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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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UMass Lowell Students Share Their Sequin Stories

The students at UMass Lowell wrapped up the semester by participating in a great event focusing on stress relief and good health at the Recreation Center.  Tracy and Justin, along with help from staff and students, really out did themselves! … 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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