Posts tagged "kindness"

It’s Time To Cry: These Students Donated All Their Senior Trip Money For Their Principal’s Cancer Treatment

“She’s just very caring, very selfless, and we wanted to be selfless, too.”

Claire Hannum | May 28, 2015 - 4:45 pm

Join In A Hug-A-Thon This Weekend To Honor A Lost Friend & Make The World Brighter

When Nico Lang’s best friend Shawn passed away last April of a heart attack at just 37, everyone who loved her was shocked. Her death came without warning, just a…

Claire Hannum | April 30, 2015 - 1:35 pm

Waitress Gets 130 Percent Tip, Heartwrenching Note

A waitress in Tennessee was brought to tears this week when a customer left her a generous tip and a moving message. Claire Hudson, 25, was serving tables at Mac’s…

Newser | March 13, 2015 - 5:45 pm

Detroiter Who Walks 21 Miles To Work Gets A New Car – And $350K

James Robertson, a 56-year-old from Detroit, spent the last 10 years walking 21-miles round trip to work each day. When his old Honda quit on him years ago, insurance rates…

Claire Hannum | February 9, 2015 - 1:00 pm

This Facebook Page Crowdsourced Thousands Of Puppy Pictures For A Teen Fighting Cancer

Sixteen-year-old Anthony Lyons is undergoing chemo for acute lymphoblastic leukemia in a Phoenix hospital, and one thing that makes him smile through his treatment is man’s best friend. Sometimes he…

Claire Hannum | January 5, 2015 - 5:30 pm

Here’s Why Humans Are Built To Be Kind

When many people think about Darwin’s theory of evolution and survival of the fittest, they assume that the competition to pass on genes is what defines human beings, and that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 31, 2014 - 2:00 pm

This Holiday Season, Please Be Kind To Retail Employees

Last night, I was in a candy shop in my neighborhood waiting for the owner of the store to cut some marshmallows for me when a woman walked in, dropped…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 19, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Watch The Sweet Video For Kindness And Robyn’s “Who Do You Love”

Do you guys remember that viral video “First Kiss,” and how it turned out that yeah, the participants were strangers, but they were also actors and performers, and the video…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm

378 People “Pay It Forward” At A Starbucks Drive-Through

Almost 400 people bought coffee for the customer behind them at a drive-through Starbucks in St. Petersburg, Florida, on Wednesday. That morning, after paying for her own drink, a woman…

Claire Hannum | August 21, 2014 - 5:00 pm

It’s Time To Cry: Try To Keep It Together As This Magic ATM Surprises Kind Strangers

On July 25, several thousand TD Bank locations in Canada gave a surprise $20 bill to every customer as part of their #TDThanksYou campaign. Four very special branches set up…

Claire Hannum | August 1, 2014 - 1:40 pm

7 Reasons You Should Compliment Total Strangers

Ours is an increasingly insular society. Hop on the subway and you’ll see dozens of people plugged into their phones. Sit down in a cafeteria and you’ll observe…

Sally McGraw | January 3, 2012 - 10:00 am