people doing good
Margaret Mead said it best when she said “never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” There are a plethora of individuals and groups of people taking action to help out people in our world. Here is more about them and the positivity they bring. If you know about a person or group doing good please let us know and we will gladly add them.
A Horse’s Friend

A Horse’s Friend

A Horse’s Friend in Rochester, NY is a unique program promoting positive values, increasing social competencies and teaching children respect through the use of horses and horseback riding.

batman 4 paws


Batman4Paws is a non-profit that rescues animals in need.

be kind movement

Be Kind Movement

Be Kind Movement is a UK charity that develops the emotional intelligence skills in children and young people through the education of kindness.

be my eyes

Be My Eyes

Be My Eyes is a free mobile app that connects people who are blind or have low vision with sighted volunteers and company representatives around the world.

beauty 2 the streetz


Beauty2thestreez was founded by Shirley Raines. She and her team feeds, offer showers, hair wash, hair color, make-up, wigs and most importantly connection to people who are homeless in Los Angeles. 

Brightstar Community

Brightstar Community helps women survivors of sex trafficking, prostitution, abuse, and addiction find healing, hope, and freedom. They provide safe and supportive housing, economic independence, along with a strong community of advocates and partners.

climate cardinals

Climate Cardinals

Climate Cardinals is an international youth led nonprofit in 41 countries working to translate climate information into 105 plus languages.

cool and dope

Cool & Dope

Cool & Dope is a philanthropic 8 yr old spreading positivity and giving kind the power to give back.

east west food rescue

EastWest Food Rescue

EastWest Food Rescue in Washington state is volunteer run. It supports farmers and caringly feeds neighbors in need by rescuing crops and donating them to food banks.



Foodlink is a foodbank that leverages the power of food to end hunger and build healthier communities.

490 Farmers

490 Farmers was founded in the fall of 2017 as a grassroots crew of neighbors and friends to create a community garden on a vacant lot beside I-490 in Southeast Rochester.

from we cant to we can

From We Can’t 2 We Can

From We Can’t 2 We Can is a nonprofit that provides inspirational characters of children with disabilities.

Girls Inc.

Girls Inc. is all about supporting a new generation of leaders as they grow up strong, smart, and bold to change the world.



Greentopia is leading the way to move the city of Rochester, NY and it’s citizens towards a more sustainable, resilient Rochester by educating, advocating and creating.

heroic flags

Heroic Flags

Heroic Flags are handmade, rustic wooden flags made by Lorenzo Liberti. The proceeds of the sales are donated to charities that support Veterans and special needs children.

I Am You 360 I Am You 360 is an award winning, forward thinking, progressive, innovative non-profit lead by an African American woman and is leading in diversity and inclusion. I Am You 360 provides an array of holistic services and programs to support children and youth who are in foster care or are homeless. in the following ways: We believe in empowering the whole person by providing personalized and customized hygiene according to age, gender, and ethnicity, 10-week self-development curriculum, life development, safe housing, and homeownership.

the jennifer riordan foundation

The Jennifer Riordan Foundation

The Jennifer Riordan Foundation’s mission is to recognize, support, and spread acts of kindness in the spirit of Jenn. Always remember to be kind, loving, caring, and sharing.



LavaMae is about teaching the world how to bring mobile showers and other essential care services to people moving through homelessness.

Literacy Rochester

Literacy Rochester works to improve the reading, English language, math, and digital literacy skills of adults in Monroe County in New York State. The trained volunteers support participants in achieving their personal goals to fully participate in the community as citizens, parents, consumers, and workers.

little free library

Little Free Library

Little Free Library is a nonprofit that builds community, inspires leaders, and exands book access through a global network of volunteer-led little libraries.

madison reading project

Madison Reading Project

Madison Reading Project connects the community of Madison, WI with free books and literacy enrichment programs that ignite a love for reading.

the mia foundation

The Mia Foundation

The Mia Foundation helps animals born with birth defects. This non-profit will rescue, take in, give guidance, and give care to special needs animals.

Parenting Village

Parenting Village fosters the health and wellbeing of children and families in the Rochester, N.Y. area.  bu offering support and connection for all families, including online peer support groups for caregivers, a home-based peer support program for families with new families and connecting events. 

pets for the elderly

Pets for the Elderly

Pets for the Elderly pays a portion of the adoption fee for senior citizens adopting a dog or cat from their network of participating shelters.

promise to humanity

Promise To Humanity

Promise To Humanity is to gather all of society and to recognize the severity of COVID-19 and make a promise of slowing the spread of the virus around the world.

RIP Medical Debt

RIP Medical Debt is a non-profit dedicated to erasing medical debt across America. 

shoes 2 you


Shoes2You is a non-profit to collect new and gently used shoes to give to those in need throughout the world.

vanilla feeds tomorrow

Vanilla Feeds Tomorrow

Vanilla Feeds Tomorrow is a non-profit was founded in 2020 by William Cabaniss when he was 14 years old. William makes vanilla and sells it. All of the proceeds goes to help fight hunger for individuals who live in East Tennessee.

world kitchen central

World Central Kitchen

World Central Kitchen uses the power of food to nourish communities and strengthen economies through times of crisis and beyond.

We want to hear from you!

Please share with us how a kindness you did for someone else or someone did for you made a difference in your life. If you are inspired to write a lengthier post that would be great too! Or maybe you know of an organization or website that we should add to our lists. Please let us know, we always want to discover and share more kindness.

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