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kindness of strangers

These good news tales about the kindness of strangers are intended to be uplifting and give readers faith in humanity.

two people sit on the floor surrounded by debt letters and bills, one is holding one of the letters and the other a calculator. Text overlaid reads “The kindness that I'm seeing all over TikTok people supporting the 10k pay off your debt trend is warming my heart daily.”

10k pay off your debt trend shows kindness on TikTok.

We were so thrilled to be sent this positive story of kindness on social media, specifically TikTok by Jax who told us “The kindness that I’m seeing all over TikTok people supporting the 10k pay off your debt trend is warming my heart daily.” You can see many of the posts on this trend here. […]

A man with medium light skin tone and a black moustache, wearing a blue shower cap, covered in suds, stands in a shower blowing suds off his hand. Text overlaid reads “Local offers shower, food and warm bed to those living in tents.”

Local offers shower, food and warm bed to those living in tents.

“In a local Facebook group I’m in somebody posted to say that if anyone saw people living in tents (there’s been a few recently for a few reasons) to give them his address and he’ll provide a hot meal, shower and a comfy bed. I thought it was so kind for him to offer. The

5 members of team Time for Kindness standing under a red gazebo behind a table covered in post its, papers and pens.

Fellow stall holders make space under gazebo.

We don’t possess a gazebo but there had been a mix-up that gave us a pitch without one at the University of Reading Community Festival. Two other kind stall-holders agreed to re-jig and shuffle up so that we could join them under their shared cover. Even more stories of kindness to remind you that it’s

an iPhone laying on a black table. Text overlaid reads “I found an iPhone and made sure it got back to the owner.”

“I found an iPhone and made sure it got back to the owner.”

“I found an iPhone and made sure it got back to the owner.” With the cost of technology and how much of our lives depend on it, returning lost phones is a huge kindness that has a massive impact on others. Discover even more of the kindness that already exists in the world: Kindness of

an old border collie dog sits on some gravel beside a patch of grass, some human legs beside her, looking up towards the camera. Text overlaid reads “Strangers come to the rescue as Border Collie has epileptic fit.”

Strangers come to the rescue as Border Collie has epileptic fit.

“My beautiful 12 year old border collie  dog, Willow, had an epileptic fit while out walking along a quiet country track in Bolster Moor, Huddersfield today. It has happened before and usually she comes around quite quickly but today was different and she seemed unable to carry on. Fortunately, a lovely lady, Cath, out walking

A hand passing a bus ticket to another hand on a bus. text overlaid reads “Stranger passes bus day ticket to fellow passenger.”

Passenger passes on day bus ticket

“Someone on the bus overheard another passenger asking how much a ticket was to Cardiff as his friend who was joining him would need one. The stranger passed him his day ticket as he’d finished with it and let him know that a day ticket is the cheapest way to travel to certain areas and

Platforms 1 and 2 at Reading train station, each with a train waiting at them and people going to and coming from each.

Strangers point out right bus stop.

“A very kind man and several students pointed me to the right bus stop to get to the University of Reading community festival. I had done my research beforehand and thought it looked straightforward but when I arrived at Reading station it wasn’t as simple as I had thought!” We’re so glad you were able

A bus driving along a road at night time, the background blurry. Text overlaid reads “Man explains how to get the right bus to visitor.”

Man explains how to get the right bus to visitor.

“When I first came to the UK, I was trying to get somewhere and had been told the number of the bus I needed but not the direction. As I was standing there looking confused, trying to work out which way I needed to go, a very kind man asked if I needed help. When