Ann Curry sparks 26 Acts of Kindness Movement
Ann Curry, NBC News correspondent asked herself, after the tragic massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, what
she could do. And she thought performing 26 acts of kindness, one act for each child and teacher who lost their life that day, would be a small gesture to honor the victims.
Ann then invited everyone to join her by sharing the idea on social media. Within a few days the hashtag “#26acts” was trending on Twitter and a “26 Acts of Kindness” Facebook page began to grow. People began to tweet Curry with photos and descriptions of their acts of kindness such as paying for parking meters, tolls and leaving larger than usual tips.
Curry wrote on the NBC News website that the movement is a way to “help heal us all.”
Daily Kibble’s 26 Acts of Kindness Contest
In response, Daily Kibble is announcing 26 Acts of Kindness, a Contest featuring 26 fabulous prizes, plus a bonus charity donation, over a 26 day period, starting on January 28, 2013 and ending on February 22, 2013. Each gift will be awarded to a total of 26 lucky winners. Learn more at http://www.dailykibble.com/26acts.
Daily Kibble will not only make a contribution to a charity in honor of each winner as one of the prizes, but also award all 26 lucky contest winners an additional 26 prizes! The prize items are all special hand-picked gifts that pet lovers or their four-legged friends will crave. Prizes have all been donated by various companies (including Planet Dog, 1-800-FLOWERS, Thundershirt, Sturdi Products and more) for the Daily Kibble contest. There will be one winner per day, each of whom will get all 26 prizes, and all of whom will be selected and announced on February 26, 2013. So stay tuned for the winners!
Daily Kibble is encouraging each lucky winner to share the love and pay it forward, by selecting a favorite charity to which Daily Kibble will make a donation in the winner’s honor, then in addition encouraging lucky winners to pay forward all or some portion of their 26 prizes to dogs, cats or other pet lovers they know.
Daily Kibble challenges its contest winners to unite for community and generate acts of unconditional love in the face of the devastation that took place at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
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