Believe there is Good in the World!
In today's news cycle... it is easy to become overwhelmed with the bombardment of negative. But you don't have to look very hard or very far to discover there are an abundance of positive, kind people doing good in this world! Kindness is everywhere! Need a pick-me-up or looking for a way to support some awesome Do-Good organizations? We have collected a variety of kindness resources to inspire you as you seek to share kindness daily. Find a site or cause that speak to your heart? Click this link to learn more about what it takes to be a volunteer.
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Together We Rise
Together We Rise is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization comprised of motivated young adults and former foster youth. Our vision is to improve the lives of foster children in America, who often find themselves forgotten and neglected by the public. TWR has built a foundation of passionate volunteers who work tirelessly to transform the way kids experience foster care. Our foundation has allowed us to provide thousands of foster kids across the country with sports equipment, bicycles, and suitcases so that children do not have to travel from home to home with their clothing in a trash bag. togetherwerise.org
Jessie Rees Foundation
The Jessie Rees Foundation was inspired by one courageous and compassionate 12 year old little girl. During Jessie's own courageous fight against two brain tumors, Jessie decided to focus on helping other kids fighting cancer that couldn’t leave the hospital. The mission of the Jessie Rees Foundation is to ensure every child fighting cancer has the support and resources to Never Ever Give Up. negu.org
Discovery Arts brings the healing power of the arts (including music, art, dance and drama) to children with cancer, serious blood disorders and life threatening illness while they are in the hospital receiving treatment.discoveryarts.org
The mission of Random Acts is to conquer the world one random act of kindness at a time. They provide a vast network of caring people with the encouragement and support they need to change lives for the better. therandomact.org
The Happy Newspaper celebrates all that’s good in the world; a platform to share positive news and wonderful people. Every single day there are people helping others and doing incredible things in all corners of the planet and the majority of them aren't celebrated, but we think they deserve to be recognised. We aim to bring a refreshing twist on what we typically know as 'news', reporting on positive changes and truly inspiring people. thehappynewspaper.com/
KindSpring is a place to practice small acts of kindness. For over a decade the KindSpring user community has focused on inner transformation, while collectively changing the world with generosity, gratitude, and trust. www.kindspring.org
Morningside Center for Teaching Social Responsibility educates young people for hopeful and intelligent engagement with their world. morningsidecenter.org
Sweet Sadie Mae
Helping children learn and build character through standards-based lessons and engaging character education activities. sweetsadiemae.com
21 Day Kindness Challenge
Visit this site to learn more about the "21 Day Kindness Challenge" where kids perform 5 acts of kindness every day for 21 school days! 21daykindnesschallenge.org
KindLiving.net inspires people to both recognize and bring more kindness into their lives. The origin is found in Andy Smallman's online classes, now being offered here in exciting new formats. The centerpiece for Kind Living is their blog where they post inspiring stories from their lives several times a week. kindliving.net.
The Kin Project
CHANGE a habit, change the world The Kin Project challenges people to change one little habit a month. If enough people join in, these small changes could really add up. www.thekinproject.com
Tools For Peace
Tools for Peace is an educational program that teaches youth and adults practical methods for cultivating compassion, peace and wellbeing through training in mindfulness and meditation. Tools for Peace helps students understand how their state of mind shapes experiences and offers tools to improve their academic achievement, emotional health and interpersonal relationships. www.toolsforpeace.org
Inspire My Kids
InspireMyKids.com is a place where people can find inspiring, age-appropriate, real-life stories, videos and projects to share with the children and teens in their lives to help them take positive actions and become the best people they can be. inspiremykids.com
The Joy Team
The mission of The Joy Team is to spread joy, optimism, and inspiration to millions. They carry out this mission by helping people shift into a positive frame of mind through the incredible power of positive words. They also have a Joy, Kindness & Love Directory: a listing of organizations spreading joy, committing acts of kindness and bringing more love into the world. thejoyteam.org
The Great Kindness Challenge
The Great Kindness Challenge is one day where kids around the world perform acts of kindness, using a checklist downloaded from the event website. Always held on the second Saturday in August, the next Challenge will next take place on August 13, 2011. The Great Kindness Challenge is presented by Kids for Peace, which hopes this day will inspire a lifelong commitment to service and kindness. kidsforpeaceglobal.org
Rachel Scott was the first person killed at Columbine High School on April 20, 1999. Her acts of kindness and compassion coupled with the contents of her six diaries have become the foundation for one of the most life-changing school programs in America. rachelschallenge.org
Random Acts of Kindness
KINDNESS STARTS WITH ONE® ...OR IN THIS CASE, KINDNESS STARTS WITH US (AND YOU, OF COURSE)! We’re the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation, though we also go by ‘RAK’. We’re a small, but mighty team making huge strides towards building a kinder world. We come to work live every day working to make kindness effortless and have selfless acts be the norm. But we’re only a few kind-hearted people and there are millions of us (you) out there. We are here to provide tools to make it fun and easy to spread kindness while creating a ginormous impact. www.randomactsofkindness.org
ICANHELP grows positive school culture by developing digital leaders on your campus. With over 20 years of teaching experience, we know one thing for sure, rather than tell kids what they shouldn’t do, we show them what they can do. #ICANHELP shows students how to develop their own capacity to make positive change online and encourages them to act on it. This transforms students and their schools, creating a more positive culture and climate online and offline. icanhelpdeletenegativity.org