The Random Act of Kindness Revealed by This $306 Receipt
Sharona Schwartz July 29, 2013
An elderly man walking his dog in the southern Israeli desert town of Arad last week passed a gas station where he saw a bus full of soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces on their way to weekend leave with their families after three weeks of training. While crossing their path, the man appeared to make a spontaneous decision that made some 50 soldiers and their driver very happy.
Matan Mymon, who works at the Dor Alon gas station and market in Arad, posted on Facebook what happened next, a post that’s received more than 17,000 Likes and counting.
The man secretly ordered 51 sandwiches and a crate of colas for them and their driver, a purchase totaling 1,099 New Israeli Shekels, or $306. Sales clerk Mymon was so touched by the man’s generous act, he took a photo of the receipt and posted it on Facebook.
Man Secretly Treats 50 Soldiers to Sandwiches, Pastries and Colas While their Bus Was at a Pit Stop.
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Nice article about the 100 Club- taking care of public safety families after a police or fire death. There are chapters all over, and you can find out more on our charities page!
Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.
— –Siddhārtha Gautama, Buddha, Indian prince and founder of Buddhism (c. 563 BCE to 483 BCE)
This is quite uplifting. If not being in awe of these kids and the people helping them– then take from it another example of wherever you are in your life– you could be worse off.
Watch The First 54 seconds. That’s All I Ask. You’ll Be Hooked After That, I Swear.
From : www.upworthy.com
How did they turn something once regarded as so gross into something so beautiful?
via Run Towards Not From.
Check out this great website- they are also encouraging acts of kindness and living a Run Towards life. Here is one example of something that was shared with them.
–posted by kidzfirst on Jun 3, 2013
Every Tuesday, my daughters have two hours of softball practice. This is when I head around the corner to the library and work on my weekly class newsletter, grade papers and visit HelpOthoers.
I also do acts of kindness. I have put homemade smile cards in library books and also left money with a ‘please enjoy this random act of kindness’ note at the reference desk to pay someone’s late fines.
Special shout out to the families of the Prescott fire fallen heroes. Check out the link to the 100 Club on our website, listed as one of the charities, to see more or donate.
100 Club gives money and support to families of fallen police officers and fire fighters.
Run Towards Not From encourages everyone to make an impact by doing a small Run Towards thing–take inspiration from these folks.