Our Kindness Stories
If you could do a random act of kindness for someone in your life today, what what you do?
This question has been answered by hundreds of our staff and supporters throughout the years. From creating kits for victims of domestic violence, buying school supplies for teachers and students in need or building a bird house for a senior citizen community; these stories touch upon the wide range of causes that people have supported with funds from our Acts program.
Over 90% of donations to Random Acts go directly into this program, which has sponsored over 1,000 acts of kindness worldwide since its inception.
Read more about our Acts program and how you can apply for funding to do your own act of kindness here.
3 Ways To Help Survivors of Violence
Trigger warning: Mentions of violence, sexual assault, and abuse. Here are three ways to help survivors of violence.
Vico Ortiz of “Our Flag Means Death” Collaborates with Random Acts to Fund LGBTQ+ Community Event in Puerto Rico
Through a collaboration with Random Acts, Vico Ortiz of "Our Flag Means Death" helped provide funding to the House of LaBori Vogue, which works for important causes and creates safe spaces for the LGBTQ+ community in Puerto Rico.
Winter Survival Kits for Those in Need in Prodduturu, India
Random Acts supporter AJ helped those in need in the Prodduturu area in India by donating blankets and hats.
Sweet as Honey: Healing After Loss
A show of gratitude for hospice care workers was a path to healing after the painful loss of a beloved family member.
Beating the Heat in Missouri
Random Acts supporter April took a group of unhoused veterans to a fast food restaurant in Missouri for food and relief from the heat.
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More Than an Xbox
A device crucial for accessibility gets a swift and vital upgrade.
Providing Food and Support for a Victim of Gender Violence and Systemic Inequity
Random Acts Argentina Regional Representative Macarena Acosta donated a month's worth of food to Anahí, a migrant trans woman and victim of gender violence in Argentina.
Tea for Trees – Supporting Indigenous Filipino Communities
To support indigenous communities, Ruth Barcelona teamed up with Mad Travel and donated new teacups and teapots with help from Random Acts.
Heating Up Many Coloured Sky From an Australian Frostbite
Many Coloured Sky is supported by those within their LGBTQIA+ community, from their advisory group to the network of queer partner organizations.
Making Banned Books Accessible to All
Book bans are especially harmful to underrepresented groups. Little Free Libraries get books into the hands of the people who need them most.
After-Surgery Support in West Flanders, Belgium
Dealing with a serious medical diagnosis is a scary thing to face. But with the support and kindness of loved ones, it can be more bearable. Random Acts supporter Magalie Deconynck wanted to help her friend’s mother prepare for brain surgery, so she reached out to...
Kindness + Winter = Holiday Warmth
Kayla Schneider provided a cold-weather clothing donation to help people in need of warmth as winter moved in to New York.
Calling on Education
Senior Global DEI Specialist Purna Parasuraman provides a much-needed phone to support two girls' education in Mumbai, India.
Helping Build a Locker Room in Buenos Aires
Mac, Regional Representative for Argentina, helps a local foundation build a locker room for a girls’s hockey team.
Support for a Substance Abuse Clinic
When Susan Mickelsen heard about a substance abuse clinic needing some new equipment, she decided to support the program with an act of kindness.