Kindness in Queensland

Jess is a promising student who will attend James Cook University in Cairns, Australia. Despite having a challenging background, she became the only senior student from her village to be accepted to a university. The community rallied to help in a truly lovely way,...

Random Acts Thanks: GISH

Every so often, it is important to sit down, catalog, honor, and thank everyone (or everything) that brings light and hope into your sphere. Our friends at GISH (The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt) fit that bill—and then some.  So, What Exactly Is GISH? Since...

Icyizere Cooperative

In 1994, conflict between two warring parties escalated into the massacre of over 800,000 Rwandans, devastating thousands of families. During this crisis, Olive was in the hospital giving birth to her child. She returned home to the unthinkable – her entire...

Assistance for Syrian Refugee Families

The impact of the humanitarian crisis in Syria is felt in countries all across the world, and especially those that neighbor their border. In 2016, Giles Duley brought to Random Acts’ attention four refugee families living in an encampment in Lebanon who needed some...