Matt Kurtz Kindness Award Winners, May 2021

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We’re doing something we’ve never done before, we’re giving out three kindness awards this month. We’ve been getting more and more nominations of truly inspirational people, making it that much harder to narrow it down to one winner. We’re so grateful for the generosity of our donors, who make it possible for us to give out these additional awards.

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10 Videos to Inspire, Astonish, and Captivate

It’s officially spring, I wore flip-flops for the first time. Slept with the windows open and felt the breeze flowing over my body. Woke to the birds happily chattering, sitting in trees bursting with new buds. I know life can be hard, which is why it’s so important to appreciate the little things. Wishing you a world of beautiful, everyday, ordinary things. Continue reading 10 Videos to Inspire, Astonish, and Captivate

Matt’s Birthday and Help for Serious Mental Illness

Matt Kurtz and family
Brian, Jackie, Matt, Ron

Matt would be 36 years old today.  Oh, how I miss him.  I wish I could go back to the before times, back in the day when I lived in ignorant bliss and knew nothing about mental illness and grief.  When Matt was healthy and happy and our family was complete.  When life was easy and full of joy.  

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6 Inspirational People Make Kindness a Way of Life

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These past weeks have been particularly disturbing and stressful so now is a good time to share some of the wonderful nominations we receive at MKRO.  I get to read about inspirational people of all ages doing acts of kindness, large and small every day.  It’s heartwarming and reminds me that most people in our world are really good people.  We hear too much from the extreme voices in the news and social media, but they don’t represent us.  Today I’m sharing with you a few nominations we’ve gotten of people who inspire us with their kind hearts.  I wish we could give all of them Matt’s Kindness Awards, they so deserve it.  

May their kindness ripple forward and inspire all of you.

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15 Quotes for a Kinder 2021

Kindness Quotes
All Photos by Cherie Mason

2020 was an ugly year so to that I say good riddance.  Now that we’re starting a new year, I propose we make 2021 the Year of Kindness.  To get you started, here are 15 quotes that I hope will inspire you to spread kindness where ever you go.  

Plus, you’re in for a visual treat, I’ve included pictures from an amazing photographer with each quote.  My sister-in-law, Cherie Mason, has an incredible talent for creative and inspirational pictures.  I’m happy to share her pictures here but I’d also recommend you go over to her Instagram page and see the rest of her beautiful work.  

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