Unleash Your Superpower on World Kindness Day

world kindness day

Doing small acts of kindness is your superpower! You don’t have to be a saint or hero to practice kindness.  The more you do it, the more it becomes a part of who you are. Every day you have a choice in how you are going to treat people, choose kindness.  Today, for World Kindness Day, if you’re not already doing this, I’m asking you to commit to doing small acts of kindness on a daily basis.  Continue reading Unleash Your Superpower on World Kindness Day

Announcing Matt Kurtz Kindness Award Winners for May 2022

Kindness Award Winner Peter Mutabazi
Kindness Award Winner Valerian Hinkley

Thanks again to our generous donors, we are thrilled to announce two winners of our Kindness Award, Peter Mutabazi and Valerianne Hinkley.  Both of them go above and beyond to help others and we’re blown away by their compassion and selflessness. Their acts of kindness have rippled out and touched the lives of so many.  They’re incredible and we’re so proud to have them as part of our MKRO family.

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7 Inspirational People Who Make Kindness a Way of Life

Unexpected Kindness

News around the world has been particularly disturbing and stressful so now’s a good time to hear about people who make our world better with their kindness. 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.  

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Courage and Kindness in Ukraine

Kyiv Ukraine
Kyiv, Ukraine, was a beautiful cosmopolitan city before the bombing.

It’s incredibly sad the Ukrainian people continue to suffer when all they want is freedom. In spite of Putin’s brutal and unprovoked attacks, the Ukrainian people have shown remarkable courage, strength, and hope. It’s been gratifying seeing the kindness of humanity, people reaching out all over the world to help in any way they can. Those kindnesses contribute to a sense of hope and help the Ukrainian people bear the unbearable as they fight for their freedom.

Here are stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things. Acts of kindness that are giving the world hope and acts of courage that are inspirational.

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Announcing our Matt Kurtz Kindness Award Winners for November 2021

Kristen Weinberg Kindness Award Winner
Sriya Tallapragada Kindness Award Winner

Thanks again to our generous donors, we are thrilled to announce two winners of our Kindness Award, Kristen Weinberg and Sriya Tallapragada.  Both of them go above and beyond to help others and we’re blown away by their compassion, their selflessness, and their ability to get other people to share in their vision of helping those in need.  Their acts of kindness have rippled out and touched thousands of lives.  They’re incredible and we’re so proud to have them as part of our MKRO family.

Winners receive a certificate and $250.  We tell them kind people tend to neglect themselves, this money is to spread kindness on themselves.  

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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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