In this age of terrorist attacks and strife, it would be unbearably easy to become disillusioned with the world around us, but one should always resist falling into that pitfall. The struggle between good and evil is an eternal backdrop of the human condition and a story that has always been and will always be around us. To help you never forget the positive segment of that equation, here are twenty-five acts of goodwill that will most certainly warm your heart.
1. This homeless person being given a Kindle
Someone noticed he was reading the same book over and over again so they decided to help.
2. A Wendy’s employee protecting a senior citizen from the rain
3. A guy plowing through a polluted river to save a wallaby from drowning
4. The rescue group Spokanimal helping stray cats escape euthanasia by finding farm jobs for them
5. Paramedics shoveling a patient’s driveaway
After they took the man who had a heart attack while shoveling the snow to hospital, the paramedics returned to finish the job.
6. Kenian marathon runner Jacqueline Kiplimo sacrificing pole position by helping out a disabled runner finish the race
7. A wall for donating clothes for homeless people
8. Santa’s elves leaving food and presents for the homeless
9. Hardware store employees fixing a customer’s broken wheelchair broke
10. Myles Kerr finishing a race in last place in order to stay with a little boy who got separated from his group
11. Norwegians saving a baby lamb from drowning in the ocean
12. Taking an ailing dog swimming every night because the water eases the pain
13. No kids came to the birthday of this autistic boy, so the local fire brigade showed up instead
14. A cyclist stopping in the middle of a race to give an overheated koala some water
15. A cleaning company offering free service to job seekers
16. Window cleaners dressed up as superheroes working on a children’s hospital
17. An octogenarian who burned his face while saving a dog from a fire
18. Saving a drowning kitten
19. A little girl selling her stuffed animal so she could donate money to the local animal shelter.
20. A Norwegian jumping into a frozen lake to save a drowning duck
21. Houston Texans football star Andre Johnson giving 80 seconds to 11 kids to get whatever they want at Toys R Us
Here he is with the receipt.
22. A community building a special set of swings designed for children in wheelchairs
23. Passengers pushing a train in Hapan after a woman got trapped in the gap
24. A grandson wearing a nightgown as well when his grandma felt embarrassed to wear one on her way home from the hospital
25. A football fan giving a boy in the street two extra tickets to the Spain-Holland match at the 2010 World Cup