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Arlington Kindness: The American Dream Story of Longtime Resident Sherry Hall

For the past four years, longtime Arlington resident Sherry Hall has lovingly created nearly 100 handmade scarves and distributed them with the help of her son to bring a bit of warmth and kindness to those in need on cold and blustery days.“When you see someone else do something kind,…

Acts of Kindness: AISD Students, Teachers and Volunteers Pack Meals for Hungry Kids

Students, teachers and community volunteers worked Friday at Arlington ISD’s Crow Elementary to pack 108,000 meals for hungry kids around the world. This act of kindness was part of the second annual Feed My Starving Children event, which distributes meals to children in the United States and around the world.“I think…

Students at Webb Elementary School Recognized for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally on Friday, Feb. 8 at Webb Elementary School in Arlington, the Commission surprised 1st grader…

Socks, Shopping Carts and Singing Valentines: Acts of Kindness in Arlington

Every day, acts of kindness both large and small are happening across The American Dream City. These are just a few of the stories of the generosity, kindness and selflessness that are making our community a better place to live, work, play and learn. Hospital’s Gift Provides New Shopping Carts…

The Parks Mall Rewards Arlington Shopper for Act of Kindness

Arlington resident Emily Nguyen was one of the most recent lucky shoppers recognized for an act of kindness at The Parks Mall at Arlington. The Parks Mall at Arlington will soon become one of the City of Arlington’s newest designated Kindness Zones, where acts of kindness are encouraged, appreciated and sometimes even rewarded. Late…

Students at Young Junior High School in Arlington Recognized for Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During pep rallies on Friday, Jan. 11 at Young Junior High School in Arlington, the Commission surprised 7th graders,…

Acts of Kindness: Arlington Group Remembers Veterans at Christmas

Through gifts, cards and singing, members of the Lucretia Council Cochran Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution are working to spread Christmas cheer to veterans in Arlington and beyond. Recently, chapter members honored veterans at 12 Arlington nursing and retirement homes by donating 120 gift bags. Members thanked each veteran…

Arlington Recognizes Dunn Elementary Students for Acts of Kindness

To recognize youth who are spreading kindness throughout The American Dream City, Arlington’s Community Relations Commission has partnered with local businesses and launched a program that rewards students for their kind hearts. During a pep rally Thursday, Dec. 13 at Dunn Elementary in Arlington, the Commission surprised two students, Tiffany Whited…

Acts of Kindness: Fire Department Program Donates 31 Bikes to Mission Arlington

Thanks to community donations, Mission Arlington/Mission Metroplex anticipates being able to provide gifts to more than 30,000 children this year through its Christmas Store. City of Arlington employees are among those working to create happy holiday memories for families in need. On Friday, the Arlington Fire Department’s Random Acts of Kindness Program delivered…

Acts of Kindness: Mission Arlington Making Dreams Come True on Thanksgiving

Ushering in the season of giving and displaying the kindness in our community, thousands of volunteers will once again come together at Mission Arlington in Downtown to help families enjoy Thanksgiving dinner. It’s an annual effort by Mission Arlington to make the holiday special for families throughout the Metroplex, focusing primarily on Arlington…