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The Gift of Kindness shares many meanings to many different people. A simple smile or something more dramatic can have the same positive effect. What matters most is taking the time to do something good for someone else, not for the purpose of a self gratifying response from them but because it is the right thing to do.

Kindness is to do onto others as you would have done to you.Tweet That

Try it. You’ll find that the benefit far outweighs the effort. You will get back 10x more than what you put in! This we can say without a doubt as research has proven that by practicing kindness toward your fellow man, YOU will actually benefit more than the recipient. Kind people have been found to be more thankful, less stressed, and overall leading healthier lives.

Who is Behind GiftofKindness.com?

This site was started by a husband and wife team as a simple idea to help make the world a better place by encouraging Intentional Acts of Kindness. What started small has now grown into a movement of people all around the world who are living out the Golden Rule, doing unto others as they’d have done to themselves, and inspiring others to do the same.

What others are saying about GiftOfKindness.com:

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Dearest Gift of Kindness, What a wonderful and positive site!! It is wonderful to have such a great resource to share with teachers, students and parents!! Thank YOU for making a difference! – Camille, FL

This put a smile on my face,that I thought I had misplaced for awhile. Thank you, I’ll make sure to let others know about this site. – Medea, SD

What a great idea!!! always looking for ways to be kind to othersthis is perfect. – Margie, NY

This is AWESOME!!!!.It is so comforting to know that there are angels that walk among us.Thank-You. It has renewed my faith in humankind. – Anita, Canada

I LOVE THE KINDNESS CARDS! – Rhonda, Mount Airy

Fab site and a wonderful way to create kindness…love it! – Janet, UK

Thank you for sharing your wonderfulll website. More kindness needs to be spread about. This was refreshing. – Eleanor, Mount Laurel

Awesome site, thanks for doing this and offering the cards and posters. I hope LOTS of people start using them! I have always done random acts of kindness and love surprising people with them! I can’t wait to start spreading your cards all over! – Elle, Phoenix

thanks for this site.i love it.

I am blessed to have come across your site today! it is heartwarming to know that acts of kindness are still present in this world… continue to share and influence others to stay positive and do good in this world! great job! God bless! – Beth, Manila Philippines

This was a very nice site! It’s nice to see something good for a change! – Arlena, Petersburg IN

Awesome idea. Thank you. – Barbara, NC

Wonderful site, great idea, hope people who find this site take the time to do an act of kindness each and every day. – Kathy, San Angelo TX

I love this site ! I wish more people would practice RAOK’s…wouldn’t this ole world be a better place ? Thanks for the cards and posters….I will be using them alot !! – Sheri, Grants Pass

This is the best site I have ever visited. This is just what the world needs right now, a reminder to do human acts of kindess. I’ve requested the cards and downloaded the flyer and have posted them all of my workplace. Thank you so much, this is so uplifting. – Jennifer, West Palm Beach FLA

Your site uplifted me today and in the days to come . Gracias Amigos! – Roy, Sinton TX

What a great site! A perfect way to start off my morning. THANK YOU! – Dana, Dewey

I think this is a wonderful site to expres the difference we can make in the world by doing such small acts of kindness. – John, Florida

I absolutely LOVE this website. Thank you for being a light in our dark world. We ALL need to show kindness and give some away. What a better world this would be if we all showed kindness each and every day! God bless you for this website and being an instrument of the Lord. – Roxy, Macclenny FL

Wow. This site is soooo coool. Someone gave me one of these cards the others day and it really made my day turn around. Thank you for creating this site and for doing such a great thing in the world. I am excited to be a part and now sharing these great Kindness Cards with others. Keep it up! – Melissa, Portland OR

This is a really cool site. I love the fact that there are other people who like to do nice things for everyone once in a while, just because it would be a nice thing to do, not because they have to. – Becca, Fountain Inn SC

I think the Gift of Kindness Newsletter and items are just fantastic. This world needs this website now more than ever, and I just love to read whatever you put out! Thanks so much!!!!! – Meri, Bellevue

Kindness is truly a precious gift…one that we must give ourselves and then give away as often as we can. I once heard someone say, “you can’t keep it if you don’t give it away.” You help others give it away and I am grateful for you and your site. You make it easy to spread kindness and I know you must be richly rewarded. You are AWESOME! – Lori, Oklahoma City

This site and initiative are needed in out society today. I grew up during a time when being polite and mannerable was taught and expected and I passed it on to my children. A little kindness does go a long way. – Jocelyn, Memphis

I love everything about Gift of Kindness. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for giving me so many more ideas and ways I can be kind to everyone I meet. I just downloaded the darling Thank You and Kindness Cards and can’t wait to start passing them out. I have hung the posters all over our workplace–love it!! Blessings. – Tanya

Kindness – what a word to reflect on kindness – what an action to make movement on kindness – what a world plan to facilitate kindness – what a way to GO! – Sandy, San Francisco

Thank you!!! Thank you!!! Thank you!!! I always try to be “upbeat” and positive and this site really helps me to be that way all day. It re-enforces (my daily talk with my Heavenly Father) and to help me to be in His will. – Ann, Raleigh NC

Very uplifting and positive sight. It’s lovely to read and hear words of inspiration and kindness. It makes practicing the golden rule much easier, thank you. – Jayme, Plymouth MN

I think people forget about being kind to each other. They don’t seem to forget the hurricane victims–but when they get in their cars, they become different people! How about some bumper stickers to remind drivers to be kind to each other on the road! Thanks for the great site! – Lois

Its so good to see a movement like this! While we all think we’re being kind, its nice to have this reminder to keep us on track. I’ve noticed I now make a more concious effort to be nice. Can’t wait to get my cards! – Sandra

This is a very uplifting site for when you are down. Thank You. – Cheryl

Thank you so much for the great idea. I work at a large facility and I see numerous people each day……your cards come in handy when someone is having a bad day, etc….. Thanks again. – Julie

Wonderful idea. A Web site to promote happiness. – Elsie

I got a card and poster from someone today and it made my day…it touched my heart. I want to do this to bring joy to others….bless you. – Diane

I think this is a wonderful idea! We all SHOULD spread a little kindness especially in this day and age, and it’s FREE!! :) Make somebody’s day today, pass it forward! – Audrey