I Did a Good Deed

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    Story From My Childhood

    I decided today to take the day off. I am currently painting a mural on my two-year old son's wall so I thought I might work on that a bit.Unfortunately, the writing bug hits when it hits.I was talking with my mother the other day. My Mother is a really great lady, but that is a...
    tmtoby tmtoby
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 20, 2012

    Dunkin Donuts

    Today while waiting at the drive through to get my favorite dunkin donuts coffee - something told me to go ahead and pay for the person behind me as well and yup, I did!   IT FELT GREAT - I imagined that person as being surprised and happy and that made me FEEL HAPPY...
    saraj63 saraj63
    46-50, F
    Dec 30, 2009

    I Did A Good Deed By Returning Pen-drive To Its Owner

    This morning I have seen a pen-drive at the internet and found no one around to claim it.Then I have seen the contents in that pen-drive about the resume and called the mobile number in it and then told to come to that place and gave pen-drive to him. Also I have posted some...
    sriraghava9990 sriraghava9990
    22-25
    Aug 30, 2012

    The other day I was driving home from work.

    I was at an intersection and I saw a man holding up a sign saying that he had 3 kids and no job, and other details that I don't remember. I myself have 3 kids and my husband was recently laid off. Our house is going into foreclosure, bills are behind left and right. My mother...
    Ivon33 Ivon33
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Sep 25, 2015

    Helped When No One Else Would

    So last week we got a fair bit of snow and I was parked at a four way stop light. I noticed and older and disabled man in a motorized scooter was trying to cross the road but he was stuck in the snow and his tires were just spinning. People were just walking buy not even...
    Thatblondegurl Thatblondegurl
    18-21, F
    Nov 21, 2012

    A Teenager And The Gold Star

    I cannot take credit for this act of kindness, except that it was accomplished by my son Jonah. In my family, we come from a long line of people who have faithfully served in the United States Marine Corps. The values instilled on honor, integrity and personal responsibility...
    tmtoby tmtoby
    46-50, M
    8 Responses Aug 24, 2010

    One of my closest friends on EP was struggling

    financially. She had applied for a home modification about 3 years ago but could not get through the red tape. One of my male friends who is no longer on EP, happens to work at this bank as a SR. VP. I contacted him, he moved the red tape out of the way and she has her...
    akindheart akindheart
    61-65, F
    13 Responses Oct 7, 2015

    So my mate from work

    and his girlfriend of 2 years have been pestered by some little horrible bastard for the best part of two months; he has been blocking his number and ringing them telling them each of them is cheating, being a general annoyance and trying (and succeeding) to scare his girlfriend...
    charlieedwards charlieedwards
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jul 19, 2014

    Not Very Big But It Made Someone Happy

    Today there was a message on our home phone... some started talking "Hey mum..." It was obvious that she wasn't meaning ot call me lol, and she started telling her mum something with dates and times and I thought what if its important and her mum never gets it? So...
    sugarburn sugarburn
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Mar 5, 2009

    Good Deeds Are In The Eye Of The Beholder

    This is just a quick anecdote on what happens when a beautiful lady is married to a former Marine for too long.Last night my son Toby, who is two-years old was in the Kitchen and started crying for what seemed like no reason.  My wife was tending to him and I asked her what...
    tmtoby tmtoby
    46-50, M
    1 Response Jan 20, 2012

    And I Hope That It Doesn't Bite Me.

    This morning as I was ready to leave for work, I heard a woman's voice calling for help.  When I went outside, I found a young woman in front of our apartment building looking frantic.  She told me that she had locked herself out of her apartment, and her todler son was...
    IndyNudist IndyNudist
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Aug 22, 2008

    I noticed his red hands holding the cardboard

    sign. His untrimmed facial hair looked frozen in place. He'd been sitting there a while. My heart sank as I was paying for my few things in dollarama. I was watching him through the window. Before I left, I said "I need to help this guy." His sign said he was hungry, and...
    Inevitablyflawed Inevitablyflawed
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 30, 2015

    Open Door

    I always open the door for people who are unable to. I sometimes go out of my wayy to help them. I just love the feeling i get when I do!
    leanachain leanachain
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 5, 2009

    Neighborly Duties!!

    So me and my hubby were walking 5 mins to our local 7-11 store to shop, when we came across a neighbour lead in his garden!! The man is abit of a joker so at first we thought nothing was wrong?? Then he saw us, as we approached saying "Are youOK??". "No,ring an ambulance" he...
    cath17 cath17
    36-40, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2013

    The early morning, following Thanksgiving

    about 6:30, I headed out the door to the restaurant that's about a block away to get some food to go. I stepped out the right back in to get my coat, because it was quite a bit colder than I expected. As I approached the place, there was this girl sitting against a wall about 15...
    4evertrue 4evertrue
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Dec 10, 2013

    On way on dinner I noticed something on the

    ground and walked over to find a stuffed wallet. It had many debit and credit cards, a decent amount of money, and a photo ID. We tried to track him down but couldn't. So we found security and gave it to them. It is interesting how many people casually were trying to see what...
    alteregoeleven alteregoeleven
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    Subway

    I did my good deed today. I was leaving the store after getting cat food, and I ran into a homeless man begging for change. I don't have a job, I just lost a good opportunity for one earlier today, I don't have any income. So, I'm not going to squander the...
    IAmReaching IAmReaching
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Oct 29, 2009
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