Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Help us make smiles go viral this week.
For the next five days tell us in the comment section or email your random act to email@example.com. If you need ideas, check out this Facebook thread or this article on The Newport Buzz. Five Days of Kindess Day 2, Tuesday, April 23 Five Days of Kindness Day 1, Monday April 22 About the Five Days of Kindness Campaign Last week was five days of darkness. This week, the country can begin to heal. For five days last week, we waited. On Monday afternoon, we waited to hear back from loved ones who might had been affected by the bombing at the Boston Marathon. Then it was waiting for answers from doctors about the wounded and for law enforcement to tell us who could do something so monstrous. The waiting came to an end when police said the …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
This Random Act of Kindness #13 was found on a car windshield in Portsmouth on Thursday.
Have you received a Random Act of Kindness on your car windshield lately? I was surprised (and extremely moved) to find the above note, along with a $5 gift card, on my car windshield Thursday afternoon in the Custom House Coffee parking lot. The note was inside an envelope simply marked "Random Act of Kindness #13." Only the names "Nicole, Keith & Blake" were written on the card. As you can see above, the Random Acts of Kindness are being distributed throughout the country in honor of the 26 lives lost at Sandy Hook Elementary School. This act is specifically performed in honor of the late Chase Kowalski, age 6. I want to personally thank this person or persons for this random act. It absolutely put a smile on my face, brightened my …
Monday, February 18, 2013
Use the hashtag #PatchRandomActs on Facebook or Twitter to spread the word about a selfless act you witnessed or experienced in your town.
Have you noticed your friends or neighbors making a difference in Newport? We want to know about it! Whether it's taking a stray dog to a shelter, taking out trash for a sick neighbor or helping out in a community garden, every random act of kindness is appreciated by the community. We want to see how many random acts we can inspire across the United States in the 905 communities Patch covers. If you know of someone who has done a good deed in Newport, tell their story in the comments section below. Also, be sure to spread the word on Facebook and Twitter by using the hashtag #PatchRandomActs. Tell us in the comment section below!