Monday July 3rd

Three remarkable tales that prove that our passions can ignite a spark of kindness!

Happy Monday!

In this edition, we've handpicked three remarkable tales that prove that our passions can ignite a spark of kindness within each and every one of us. As you immerse yourself in these stories, who knows what hidden passions might awaken within you?

Today’s dose of kindness in USA, UK, Finland

Today’s dose of kindness in USA, UK, Finland

Cafe Owner Feeds Anyone Hungry and in Need

Cafe Owner Feeds Anyone Hungry and in Need ☕

In Berkeley, California, a cafe owner noticed homeless people would stand outside of his restaurant and ask customers for money or food. Instead of ousting them, Collin Doran invited them in for a free plate of breakfast. He told them, “If you’re hungry, let us know and we’ll feed you.” Twelve years on, the offer still stands. Facing financial difficulties during the pandemic, Doran and the cafe made it through thanks to the community who crowdfunded donations. Now, customers can donate $5 to the “Everybody Eats” fund.

Location: California, USA

Full story: Read it here

8-year-old Boy Cuts Hair to Raise Money for Seal Pups

Hannah Ford with one of her many grandchildren. Erica Woodberry.

8-year-old Boy Cuts Hair to Raise Money for Seal Pups 🦭

A young boy in Nottinghamshire had his first-ever haircut, losing his 14-inch locks after raising £1,500. The funds were donated to the Natureland Seal Sanctuary in Lincolnshire, who rescue orphaned and injured seal pups. Ollie fell in love with seals after visiting the sanctuary at the age of 3 and dedicated the following years to fundraising. Even better, his hair will be donated to a charity providing wigs to children with cancer.

Location: Nottinghamshire, UK

Full story: Read it here

Woman Quits Her Job to Clean Cluttered Homes for Free

Woman Quits Her Job to Clean Cluttered Homes for Free 🧽

Auri Katariina was working as a service manager for a cleaning company when she first started cleaning homes for free. It began by volunteering for a recently widowed mother with three kids, who was overwhelmed and in desperate need of help. From there, Auri began sharing videos of her cleaning filthy and cluttered homes, with a satisfying reveal of the tidy house at the end. Eventually, she had a large following and brand sponsorship that allowed her quit her job, travel abroad and clean people’s homes full-time. Anyone can request a free cleaning, and Auri says she chooses the homes and circumstances most in need of her support.

Location: Tampere, Finland

Full story: Read it here

 

“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.” - Plato