Changing the world one random act of kindness at a time.

Our Kindness Stories

Nourishing Meals Offered Close to Home

“No one should have to worry about where their next meal would come from,” says Random Acts India Regional Representative Cherry Sharma. It is this belief that spurred Cherry into performing an act inspired by RA’s food equity program in her neighborhood in Indirapuram.

International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2021

On October 17, Random Acts joined the United Nations in honoring International Day for the Eradication of Poverty 2021. This year’s theme was “Building Forward Together: Ending Persistent Poverty, Respecting all People and our Planet.” International Day for the...

Class Act 2021 Runner Up — MOT Charter High School 

Meet 2021’s Class Act Runner Up, MOT Charter High School and their student-run volunteer club Engage for Change.

Flowers for Nursing Home Residents

Students in New Jersey deliver flowers and kind notes to residents of a local nursing home in time for Mother’s Day.

Safe Fun in the Sun on Long Island

Our GetKind theme for September and October is Wellbeing. Sometimes wellbeing includes taking precautions while basking inthe sun. While summer’s warm weather means an opportunity for fun in the sun, it also brings with it a heightened need for protection from the...

Wonderful, Wonderful! The Class Act 2021 Overall Winner

Nothing warms the heart more than seeing young people embrace compassion toward their world and all who share it with them. The 2021 Class Act awards allowed Random Acts to recognize outstanding acts of kindness by school groups. Prizes were awarded in the areas of...

Random Acts Board: Dr. Jennifer Willis-Rivera

Dr. Jennifer Willis-Rivera has held a variety of positions in her nearly seven years at Random Acts. She started off as a Development Officer in 2014 (among many other roles) and was promoted to the Director of Operations position in 2018, a position she held until...

Random Acts Board: Briona Jenkins

Briona is not only an accomplished public speaker, entrepreneur, and activist. She is also passionate about Random Acts’ mission to spread kindness while getting people involved in their communities. As she told us, “I’m a big believer that people want to help. They...

Random Acts Board: Dr. Fernando Delgado

Dr. Fernando Delgado is the current president of Lehman College, overseeing a diverse population of 15,000 students in New York City. It is fitting that Dr. Delgado now serves a student body that is made up of 60% first generation college attendees as he was a first...

Nature’s Design: Planting Wishes for a Local Garden

Before the pandemic, 462 Halsey Community Garden was part of Random Acts Photography Assistant Manager Kathryn Roach’s routine.

A Collaboration Supports Students in Ghana

A Collaboration Supports Students in Ghana

Earlier this year, Random Acts Africa Representative Coffie Richard accompanied the founder of the Karisa Foundation, Madam Afua Akwaah Ofori-Atta, to The Potter’s Village home in Ghana to undertake ongoing volunteer work. After talking with a number of children at...

Holiday Support for Child Care Network

Holiday Support for Child Care Network

The Crisis Nursery Coalition of Illinois is a network of child care centers with the mission of preventing abuse and neglect. Crisis Nursery is the only child care service in Illinois offering 24/7 care for families in crisis. Lisa Cerezo, Internal Communications...

Teaming Up To Help Feral and Stray Cats

Teaming Up To Help Feral and Stray Cats

Enabling others to carry out work they are passionate about is one way to have a kindness impact. When Random Acts Grant Writer Kiernan Gladman came across a new venture called Tabby Trappers in Dover, Pennsylvania that aligned with their own dedication to helping...