Random Acts of Kindness


Random Acts of Kindness

With all the buzz and excitement of day-to-day life, it's nice to hear about the good stuff in the industry. Share the "small things" that bring a smile to your face and renew your faith in those around you.

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Latest Activity: Jun 23, 2013

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Good deeds

Started by George Cole Feb 22, 2013.

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Started by Michael L. Atkinson Oct 14, 2009.

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Comment by David Reisinger on February 26, 2013 at 1:44pm

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Comment by Susan Perry on February 21, 2013 at 8:48am

Someone said the other day, I wish I could remember who to give them credit,  that "building good karma had nothing to do with religion but everything to do with random acts of kindness".

Comment by Michele Wagaman on December 15, 2011 at 1:57pm

When I was working my closing shift last night, a customer asked me about dessert.  When I offered her the cheesecake, and tuxedo cake we had, she didn't seem impressed, so I offered her to stop by the bakery/cafe next door called "Bitter Sweet." I told her that one of my co-workers was always raving about how amazing the tiramisu is, and that she should try it. About a half hour after she had already left the restaurant, she walks back in holding a little take-out box. She hands it to me and says, "The tiramisu was delicious, so I brought some for you!" This was by far the nicest thing any customer has ever done for me. Of course, a nice tip is always nice, but this was a more personal, heart felt touch. Definitely qualifies as a "Random Act of Kindness!"

Comment by Techwholesale.com on October 24, 2011 at 5:35pm
What a great idea for a group! I wish I could Facebook "Like" a lot of these stories. I've bought food for people who were hungry myself. It's nice to hear that there are restaurants out there who will help out people who are hungry too. Techwholesale.com donates walkie-talkies to charity projects who could benefit from two-way radio communication... stuff like river cleanup projects and scout projects. Please get in touch with us, if you know of a group or project that could do more good works with the help of some walkie-talkies. Thank you!
Comment by Sybil Presley on October 15, 2011 at 2:56pm

My video-The Homeless Man is at



A waitress entertains an angel unaware.

Comment by Samantha Castro on April 19, 2011 at 10:50am
Terri, you have some amazing stories. It's truly inspiring to hear about the good deeds taking place around us. I can't wait to share my stories as well!
Comment by Patti DiVita on March 30, 2011 at 10:50am


I just came upon this group and I have to say that it's a very hard blog to read. Why? Because it's really hard to read through tears. What great stories and it's so heartwarming to read that there still really are people out there who put others first and not the dollar (or loonie!). A wonderful blog Terri! Fabulous idea! Congrats to you! Cheers, Patti

Comment by John Burk on August 30, 2010 at 8:40am
Terri, great group. Thank you for starting this discussion. The stories are inspiring. Because of the marketing I do I often hear stories of good deeds. They always brighten my day.

While I realize that everyone in the group has or is going through rough times. Often there are things we can do that may make a difference for someone even when we don't think about the things we do. Often on days I am struggling to remain focused I will do something for someone else. That act helps me refocus my priorities concerning my business.

Keep in mind that helping someone does not have to cost anything. Something as simple as introducing someone to one of your connections may change that persons entire life. Showing someone how to do something they don't know how to do, even something as simple as smiling and saying hello to a stranger may change their outlook and life. Often we never know the consequences of our actions, but what we do every day and how we deal with everyone we interact with could be the contact that changes someone's entire life. So I urge everyone to smile, never repeat negative things spoken to you and take a positive approach to everything in your life as we all need encouragement these days.

Have a great day today and every day as you move through your life as we all have the capacity to be exceptional!
Comment by Mary Beall Adler on May 26, 2010 at 3:10pm
Thank you. This group is a great idea. Ya, I try to partner in all my relationships particularly w/our bagel team. The mantra is, "focus on possibilities!" We have a piece of paper posted where we write down compliments and good things that happen in the shop. There is something very powerful about writing it down. One of the young guys had never been to a National's game & a customer took him on his day off. That act of kindness shocked him and changed something forever in his disposition. It gave him hope.
Comment by MUCCI'S Italian Bistro on May 6, 2010 at 12:45pm
I have NEVER turned away a hungry person who had no money (I could tell) If you own a restaurant and have the authority, Buy the local crazy person or the local vagrant or who ever your "Local odd person" lunch or dinner. They will NEVER forget you! As for me it wasn't too long ago that "I" was that guy! Ya never know where they might wind up.




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