We don’t know the origin of Share A Smile Day, but we think it’s a great cause. It’s on occasion with one simple purpose: to make people happy.
Archive for February, 2011
Residents of Christchurch, New Zealand didn’t expect the 6.3 earthquake that violently struck their town on Tuesday, February 22. People were going about their daily routines at work, school and local shops. Then life as they knew it suddenly stopped.
The quake hit with unimaginable ferocity. Buildings were destroyed. Cars were crushed. Lives were lost. Three days later, the death toll is still unknown. This was nothing short of a heartbreaking tragedy.
Still, amidst the destruction, rubble and chaos, there is a ray of hope.
For years Kaitlyn dreamed about finding her sister. She began to fear it would never be more than an impossible dream. Still, she never gave up hope.
In 2008, a 3-year-old boy named Peng Wenle was kidnapped. It happened on the street in front of his family’s small business. The boy’s father, Peng Gaofeng, feared he’d never see his beloved son again.
When was the last time you did something nice for “no reason”? We all have the ability to brighten someone’s day. To bring a smile to the face a family member, friend or even a stranger. But how often do we try?
February 17 is Random Acts of Kindness Day. It’s a 24-hour period dedicated to encouraging people to simply be kind to each other. Here are 7 ways you can participate:
Walter is a 42-year-old coach at Wake Forest University (WFU). He’s always been known as someone who does everything possible for his kids. He gives his time, knowledge, experience, and in February 2011, Walter even gave his kidney.