Tag Archives: Acts of Kindness

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…

Acts of Kindness: Spreading Kindness at Pearcy Elementary Through ‘Wonder’ Novel

“When given the choice between being right and being kind, choose kind.”These words, a precept from the middle grade novel Wonder by R. J. Palacio, have become part of the everyday language at Pearcy Elementary School this year. With its varied character perspectives and memorable precepts and quotes, Pearcy principal Codi…

Acts of Kindness: Arlington Water Employees Raise Money for Hurricane Relief

When Arlington Water Utilities employee Juleah Sessom heard about the devastation Hurricane Harvey was causing, she wanted to help the victims. So, she and others at the Arlington Water Utilities South Service Center went right to work. The result was a biscuits and gravy breakfast on two dates for field operations…

Arlington Joins City of Kindness, Lionsgate and Participant Media as a #ChooseKind City

Today, the City of Arlington announced its participation in the #ChooseKind City initiative—a campaign in partnership with City of Kindness, Lionsgate and Participant Media that invited people in cities across the country to participate in kind acts leading up to World Kindness Day on Monday, November 13. As part of the…

Ask Arlington: Community Relations Commission’s Kindness Initiative

“Ask Arlington” is a show dedicated to answering the questions you have about what’s happening in our city. Each week, on the City’s social media pages, we’ll let you know what the topic of the “Ask Arlington” episode will be. All you have to do is post your question and we’ll…