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Rainy skies and grey clouds haven’t dampened our good vibes this week as we’re filled with happiness at seeing these acts of kindness. Get involved and share your acts of kindness on social media with #GoshKindness.

1. Indian restaurant owner refuses to raise prices after 30 years

80-year-old Kamalaathaal has been serving meals in the southern Indian city of Coimbatore for 30 years, and despite the popularity of her dishes, she still charges less than a cent each for rice cakes with lentil soup and chutney. She makes just over £2 profit a day, but says this is more than enough, because feeding people makes her happy, and wants to help those who can’t afford more costly meals.

Breakfast for less than a cent

Kamalaathaal hasn't raised her prices in 30 years – she says feeding people makes her happy ?

Posted by BBC World Service on Friday, 13 September 2019


2. Policeman helps homeless man shave

A passer by captured the moment a police officer in Detroit approached a homeless man, Stanley Nelson, to help him shave. The man had been donated a razor a shaving cream and was struggling with the officer noticed him. Nelson said: “That was beautiful what he did, because he didn’t have to do that. You know, I’m going through my thing and I feel bad about myself, you know, but I’m gonna be alright.”

What a great Detroit cop!! This is right outside Comerica park. The game was a rainout but this officer went way above and beyond to help this man shave!!!??

Posted by Jill Metiva Schafer on Wednesday, 11 September 2019


3. Woman left kind note from stranger

A woman left a sign by her driveway letting people know she’d be out all day, and therefore the space outside her house could be used by strangers without worry. Her simple act of kindness was rewarded with instant karma when a passer by noticed and left a note and £5 to treat herself to something ‘frivolous’.

We love seeing how kindness spreads, so if you’ve seen an example of kindness you’d like to share with us email us at [email protected]

“Kindness is free to give, but priceless to receive.”