A Day of Spreading Kindness

Airam Gomez Spreading kindness
MKRO Grant Winner Airam Gomez (R), with her friend, Jhoana Chavez.

Airam Gomez, our MKRO August Grant Winner, shared how her day of spreading kindness for her 18th birthday went. I was so inspired by her letter, I could feel the joy she was spreading and it had me smiling and feeling good all day.  I wanted to share her letter so you can feel the ripple, smile, and pass on that happiness to the people around you too.

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7 Inspirational People Make Kindness a Way of Life

Kindness Matters

I’m sharing a few 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. 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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We’re Happy to Announce, Two Matt Kurtz Kindness Grant Winners for August 2021

Kindness Grant Winner Airam Gomez
Kindness Grant Winner Humza Zaida

Congratulations to Airam Gomez and Humza Zaidi. Each received $250 to fund their acts of kindness projects.

Once again, we’re able to give out two awards because we have so many wonderful people who support us and believe in our mission.  We truly appreciate all of the donations that make this possible.   

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Words of Wisdom: Read, Laugh, Learn

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As I started reading the book, Untamed by Glennon Doyle, I thought all women should read this book. Then I thought, all parents should read this book. Now, I think everyone should read this book. Doyle makes remarkable observations about life, written in an easy, witty style.  It’s her memoir so, you’re reading about her personal life experiences, but from them, she offers up advice on how everyone can live their personal best life.   Continue reading Words of Wisdom: Read, Laugh, Learn

Matt Kurtz Kindness Award Winners, May 2021

Kindness Quote

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