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These stories share acts of kindness from real people in every day life. #ProjectAmplifyKindness is about changing the balance of the narrative about the world and how people behave.

Text reads “Whose natural kindness impacts your life and how?” below the text is the Time for Kindness logo and a graphic of two children; one has fallen down and scraped their knee, the other is holding their hand smiling gently to help them up.

Whose natural kindness impacts your life and how?

Whose natural kindness impacts your life and how? ”I’ve had a triple helping of kindness this week from Lydia Neave – lifesaver and all round calm person when I’m fizzing!” Big thanks to Lynda Thompson for sharing this with us. More stories of kindness to brighten your day: Illustrator creates My Emotions Activity Book and […]

A green wall outside in London. On it hang some coats under a small ledge, some shoes near the floor under another small ledge, space for books and other things. Around the wall are notices to say take or leave a coat, shoes, books, or other items at this wall of kindness.

Visiting the wall of kindness on London’s Southbank.

Have you seen a wall of kindness? On the Southbank in London recently, I was delighted to come across a kindness wall. I’ve heard about them in various countries around the world, but this was the first time I’d seen one in person. These walls provide somewhere for you to both drop off or take

A close up of a large and somewhat ornate bank building. Text overlaid reads “Local offers lift to bank in town as one in village closes.”

Local offers lift to bank in town as one in village closes.

I spotted this kind post in a local Facebook and just had to share it with Time for Kindness ⬇️ “I feel sorry for the older people in the village that can’t access Lloyds bank anymore. I am willing to offer a service to the elderly to go to the bank in town if they

a wide set of train tracks with many different lines in a city viewed from the bridge above. A train is coming in on one track on the bottom right. Text overlaid reads “Ticket inspector comforts grieving passenger.”

Ticket inspector comforts grieving passenger

“I had met friends for the weekend and had to change trains on my journey home. I knew it was a short window to change trains and I jumped on a train only to realise it didn’t stop at my stop. It meant I’d have to go an hour up the line and an hour

A photograph of a selection of goodies such as a children's activity book, a pen, a fidget spinner, a wellbeing handbook and some balls.

NHS Lothian give goodies to child at train station.

“As I waited for the train to visit my family during the half term break, a friendly man from NHS Lothian approached me. He was chatting with people about mental health and handing out some goodies. My daughter was feeling down about leaving her dad behind at the station, but this kind gentleman managed to

A pint of beer and a glass of wine on a table in a pub. Text overlaid reads “man offers table in busy pub.”

Man offers table in busy pub.

What small act of kindness have you noticed this week? Here’s one of mine ⬇️ Tris and I popped into our local pub on a Friday evening, for an end of week drink. It was quite busy and there didn’t seem to be any free seats. Then a man came over and offered us his

a green storage locker with one door open to reveal a poster for Pink Storage on the floor with two bottles of water and packets of Haribo on it.

Stranger explains how storage locker works.

“I hired a storage locker ready for moving house and couldn’t figure out how to open it when I arrived to drop some things off. I spotted someone else at a locker nearby and went over to ask if they could help. They happily came over and not only explained how to unlock it, but

A set of wooden knitting needles laying on a sofa. Some of the needles are paired up in in plastic bags, the others are loose

Marketplace seller of knitting needles says not to worry about payment.

“I was looking to buy some knitting needles and found some on Facebook Marketplace. When I went to pay them when I picked them up, they said not to worry about payment.” What a lovely act of kindness – it seems the knitting community is full of kindness going by the stories we’ve had recently!

The ArtCan and Time for Kindness logos both in white circles towards the centre. To the left, balloons in ArtCan and Time for Kindness colours. Text below reads "virtual art gallery."

Fellow artist offers suggestion which improves a work.

“A fellow art can artist saw my work after I had gone home and suggested this change. The artists sent me a drawing to see what I thought. A suggested change to an install, kindly suggested and warmly received.” This piece and associated kindness story is from Elspeth Billie Penfold go and check out their other