Tag Archives: Acts of Kindness

Arlington Resident Collects Teddy Bears to Bring Comfort to Hospitalized Children

Friends, family and neighbors helped Arlington resident Dave Butler celebrate his 46th birthday with a giant pile of teddy bears, unicorns, giraffes and other cuddly creatures. More than 200 stuffed animals were donated Saturday during Dave’s 3rd Annual Teddy Bear Party at Viridian’s Lake Club. Families stopped by to stuff their…

Celebrate Random Act of Kindness Week April 9-13 With Arlington Public Library

Take part in Arlington Mayor Jeff Williams’ Kindness Initiative during Random Act of Kindness Week with the Arlington Public Library!Every day from April 9 to 13, meet at 4:30 p. m. at different library locations throughout Arlington to spread kindness, good cheer and the library’s giving spirit. These programs are open to…

Citizens’ Act of Kindness is Memorialized at Arlington Animal Services Center

This act of kindness is bittersweet. It begins with an extremely injured cat, clinging to life, found lying on a busy Arlington street. A snowball effect begins. First, a concerned UT Arlington student named Peyton and his friends step in to rescue the cat from its perilous situation. Next on scene…

Arlington ISD’s Corey Academy Participates in School Kindness Week

When the Corey Academy of Fine Arts and Dual Language PTA was brainstorming on what to do for the school’s Kindness Week, they came up with a number of activities and ways to teach this underused but basic character trait that is quite simple. Kindness is free. Kindness, they wanted to show…

Students at The Oakridge School in Arlington Participating in Acts of Kindness

The Oakridge School in Arlington joins thousands of public and private schools for The 2018 Great Kindness Challenge (GKC) this week. Leaders hope to create and celebrate a culture of kindness around the world.​“Our goal is that we make this week our happiest week of the year as our students…

Red Cross DFW to Host Free Smoke Alarm Installation Event in Arlington

The American Red Cross is celebrating its service to the Armed Forces initiatives this holiday season by supporting local events and partnering with area government organizations to make the DFW community safer. In conjunction with the Armed Forces Bowl, members of the participating teams, Red Cross volunteers and the Arlington Fire…

Butler Elementary Kindness Club Models Kindness In and Beyond School

A few years ago, Butler Elementary faced a challenge: students who were dropped off early for the day had time to kill before school started, and they weren’t always being nice to each other during those unsupervised hours before the bell rang. But instead of imposing restrictive rules or doling…

Arlington to Light up the City Blue for World Kindness Day, November 13

Arlington will light up the city blue this Monday, November 13, in celebration of World Kindness Day. That includes one of Arlington’s newest landmarks, the Interstate 30 gateway monument that welcomes drivers as they enter our Entertainment District. The 20-foot tall monument, located north of Randol Mill Park near the Fielder Road…

10 Easy Ways to Spread Kindness in The American Dream City

The City of Arlington is participating in the #ChooseKind City initiative and encourages residents and visitors to participate in acts of kindness leading up to World Kindness Day on Monday, November 13. Here are 10 easy ways to spread kindness across The American Dream City: Give a compliment on social media Write a kind…