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I Perform Random Acts Of Kindness

Sharing stories of doing something nice all on your own 20,561 People

    My husband and I were at a red light in traffic and I noticed this homeless man. It was very windy out and getting darker. With hardly a penny to my name, I didn't have anything to...
    sadlyunspoken sadlyunspoken 18-21, F 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I think people have forgotten themselves they only look out for themselves how hard is it to hold a door for someone or to say thank you and actually mean it, a simple smile at...
    loki201423 loki201423 41-45, M Feb 16

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    The Coupon Lady - At a place I worked in till a few months ago, there was a coworker I'd notice at lunch time or break times, she was always poring through magazines and newspapers...
    rachelkeegan rachelkeegan 31-35, F 23 Responses Aug 23, 2012

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    in my religion (Judaism) we do good deeds called Mitzvahs. I try to do them daily.
    msgoldie326 msgoldie326 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    I will sometimes make up a paper grocery store bag of vegetables from my garden and leave it on the steps of someone I hear of who is having financial troubles.
    CowboyFarmer CowboyFarmer 46-50, M 5 Responses Jan 28

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    Whenever - I don't really see these things as being all that kind, because to me, it's just the way things should be. I hold the door open for people. I help people who have too...
    shineon09 shineon09 36-40, F 16 Responses Sep 18, 2013

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    The More You Give, the Better Your Life Will Be. - Some of the very best advise I ever recieved was to look outside myself for beauty, happiness and compassion. The person was my...
    Mountainman923518 Mountainman923518 56-60, M 4 Responses May 13, 2007

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    I strive to do so every single day, even by getting a smile out of someone who couldn't find it themselves.
    CaptureEverything CaptureEverything 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I picked up a hitch hiker on my way home from Jasper, he turned out to be a 35yo gang member with 13 kids (no joke) , a bag full of weed, a gun and 4 hours worth of stories to tell...
    Floodpanda Floodpanda 22-25, F 4 Responses Dec 31, 2013

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    You really want to freak someone out? Pay for the persons order behind you in the drive thru! Someone did it for me and It made my day so I did it for the person behind me.
    Addison15 Addison15 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    A few weeks ago I gave this guy that I work with $20 for no reason. I work in the Deli and he works in the kitchen. He gets over half of his paycheck taken every week to pay child...
    Nicki617 Nicki617 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 7, 2013

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    Subways - I once gave an old women a flower on the subway while on a school trip. Before she was quite but after that we had a very nice conversation until I got to my stop 
    subject2811 subject2811 22-25, M 12 Responses May 4, 2010

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    I was running one day in my neighborhood, trying to keep pace to get it done and I saw a man in a wheelchair getting his mail. I thought to myself "I need to finish my run and mind...
    Sweetchick5 Sweetchick5 31-35, F 4 Responses Feb 9

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    I Just Couldn't Walk By - I was still in a very fragile state of depression when this happened, but it still makes me sad to think about it. I had just driven my youngest son to...
    jojewel jojewel 56-60, F 42 Responses Feb 7, 2010

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    I love being kind. My friends always depend on me in their darkest day to show a little kindness. And I love the feeling I get after when I'm kind to someone.
    Hidden4eternity Hidden4eternity 13-15, F Jan 27

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    Dinner For A Soldier - The other night my wife and I were out to dinner at a nice restaurant with another couple. Halfway through the dinner a uniformed soldier walked past our...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 26, 2012

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    Just about every day. You know what? Everybody deserves some love every day and if I can give a little so much the better. Seems to always come back around too - though that is...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F Mar 6

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    One day I was in the store standing in line this lady didn't have enough money to pay for some diapers and baby food for her baby I guess people were just watching her and looking...
    Ashleyd40 Ashleyd40 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 16, 2013

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    At No Cost To You - I was taught by my Dad that it doesn't cost you a dime to be nice. I'm glad to say that I've lived by that rule. I have a soft heart when comes to children...
    Waymor Waymor 46-50, M 23 Responses Mar 22, 2012

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    One Simple Act Of Kindness - One Random Act of Kindness. It was my rather typical day at work. I was an evening server at a pizza place, nothing exciting. We had a problem...
    TranscendentOne TranscendentOne 18-21, M 14 Responses May 31, 2012

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    I experienced a great example of Random Act of Kindness, it wasn't someone physically helping me carry something or anything. All it was was a conversation. I was waiting at a bus...
    Quillton Quillton 18-21, M 3 Responses Jan 28

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    I Took The Cash And Ran - This morning, on my way to have a manicure/pedicure done, I stopped at the Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) to take out some cash. There was a short...
    Duchessforthright Duchessforthright 46-50 33 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    Be Kind with every OpportunityI have always believe this and live it.I live as if it's my last and I treat each person as if it's the last time I will see them.
    AiLiaSoleil AiLiaSoleil 36-40, F 5 Responses Feb 11

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    A Stranger's Gift.... - It wa just last week when I finally decided to act on my plans. While I've always been someone that just loves doing something nice for another because it...
    Gelyssa Gelyssa 26-30, F 26 Responses Sep 26, 2009

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    I am a BIG believer in the "pay it forward" concept.
    classyandhung classyandhung 36-40, M 3 Responses Apr 3

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    Every now and then I'll buy several pre-paid cards for restaurants with $20 or so loaded ... Then keep them in my purse and hand them out randomly to the homeless people I pass on...
    salix75 salix75 36-40, F 2 Responses Feb 2

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    Like a party trick, only good for you and so simple ... Just Say ..ahhh!
    Ashishishe Ashishishe 31-35, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    So give me some examples of your random acts of kindness u amazing people out there x x
    FuzzBroadway FuzzBroadway 26-30, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I gave free meals to nine homeless people today. People have been bugging me for a celebration following a new chapter in my life. As far as I'm concerned, I already did. I have...
    thelonewood thelonewood 26-30 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    There is this old man, who is sweeping the pavement every morning. And I pass there a lot when I have to take the bus. And even thou I do not now him, he says always hi, have a...
    lucyloe lucyloe 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 20

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    When I have a little extra cash and I am at the drive through I like to pay for the people behind me.
    chrisfer chrisfer 22-25, M 4 Responses Jan 30

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    I am a college student at DePaul University in Chicago, IL. We are on winter break right now, however I work as a student receptionist even during our break. Today, while eating my...
    genieinthebottle7 genieinthebottle7 18-21, F 6 Responses Dec 6, 2013

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    It's amazing what one act of kindness can so to one person. It warms my heart :)
    SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I was queuing in my local frozen food shop when the woman at the front being served started to put food to one side as she didn't have enough money to pay for it all, everyone else...
    BankofDad BankofDad 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 12

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    So today whilst I was queueing at the drive drive-through McDonald's, I remembered reading a post on here, and when it was my turn to pay, I also paid for the guys order who was...
    BankofDad BankofDad 36-40, M 2 Responses Feb 19

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    I was at the skating ring and a bunch of lil kids where falling and I helped almost every one get up
    david1216 david1216 13-15, M Jan 27

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    A Challenge - I challenge people to try the following things for a week and see if you don't feel great! 1) Compliment at least one person a day. 2) Say something nice to at...
    nhanson nhanson 41-45, F 10 Responses Nov 2, 2013

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    The first (and hopefully, only!) bar fight I ever got into came about after seeing a guy being verbally abusive to his girlfriend, I asked him to watch his mouth because I was...
    Benji91 Benji91 22-25, M 6 Responses Jan 3

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    My sister and I bought pizza and were on our way home. Passing an intersection, we always see the same homeless old man on the sidewalk in a handmade garbage bag tent. He seemed to...
    wish4love wish4love 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    I Like To Help People - I like to do random acts of kindness. If I am walking down a city block and see an expired meter I will put a quarter in and give them more time. When I am...
    1CreativeVirtuosa 1CreativeVirtuosa 41-45, F 8 Responses Jun 30, 2012

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    So today, a guy had came up to me while I was vacuuming out my car at the car wash and seemed like a nice, good guy. He had apologized for interrupting me, and explained to me that...
    landhoee landhoee 18-21, M 3 Responses Mar 2

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    I do things here and there, I do them because if I don't i feel like a total jerk, I don't like to usually tell people because then they think I'm trying to brag about being a...
    sillykittycat sillykittycat 18-21, F Feb 12

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    I perform many acts of kindness through out the day. Some simple, some planned out. Whatever it is-it makes me feel good to know I've helped and impacted someone in the slightest...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 1

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    With everything that I went through, I was lucky enough to have that chance to get back on my feet and live life again. With only few friends and family who stuck by me while I...
    jerome0518 jerome0518 31-35, F Mar 1

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    Every time I commute home from college, I have this habit of eating on the food stalls near the train station. It's almost like a ritual as I get out of the station an order the...
    MsPsycho MsPsycho 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 1

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    I think kindness and respect is the key to living in this world. Why aren't we more kind to each other? Everyone is just out to benefit themselves, forgetting that we are all...
    absolutelle absolutelle 22-25, F 2 Responses Feb 9

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    Small gestures of kindness and manners are so rare these days! Holding the door open for someone, smiling, "good morning", giving up your seat on the bus for someone who needs it...
    greymonster greymonster 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 8

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    34th Street Girl - I was out shopping and just off the main street I saw a girl about 20 something crying, sitting on the steps of an apartment building. I walked down that way as...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 9, 2013

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    Nameless Strangers and Timeless Lessons... An old man used to go for a long walk, passing by our house. This happened many years back, when I was a teenager. We stayed at a place...
    thoughtbubble thoughtbubble 36-40, M 4 Responses Mar 11

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    Every Act Of Kindness Counts! - There are probably many people out there who share the regret of not having enough time - or not putting enough time in to volunteerism. There are...
    SensitiveNavel SensitiveNavel 46-50, F 45 Responses Nov 9, 2012

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    Cure For Depression... - I act on every kind thought that enters my head. I figure it came for a reason. If you are blue, find someone who's worse off than you , And make their...
    Kathieredart Kathieredart 56-60, F 7 Responses Jan 13, 2012

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    Tips At Pizza Hut - Well the other day I was with my brother at Pizza Hut and we had a pretty good waiter . She was nice and very attentive to our drinks. My total came out to...
    josearodzjr josearodzjr 18-21, M 18 Responses Oct 4, 2013