46 Acts of Pure Kindness That Will Touch Your Heart #4 Deserves A Medal!

When you’re having a bad day, it’s easy to get down in the dumps and be miserable, isn’t it? And then all it takes is for a stranger not to hold a door open for you and you’re like, ‘everyone’s so damn RUDE!’ Well, we know how you feel. Yeah – we’re talking to you, fella who barged in front of us in the queue for the Post Office last week… RUDE.

But it’s not all bad. In fact, people are doing a whole heap of nice stuff for others all the time. Don’t believe us? Check out these fifty great examples:

1. This busy chap stops rushing to his train to help this elderly lady on the stairs. Nice.

Bag Help

 

2. Every day this man takes all the uneaten rolls and bagels from his deli to a homeless shelter and hands them out to the needy.

Bagel Man

 

3. On spotting a beached dolphin, he ran straight into the sea to save it.

Beached Dolphin Saved

 

4. This runner slowed down to help her fellow athlete drink, losing her first place position.

Beautiful Gesture

 

5. How thoughtful is this?

Car Boot

 

6. Everybody needs good neighbours…

Car Confusion

 

7. Here’s the Mayor of Chicago taking up a fellow train passenger’s offer to wish her friend good luck for a job interview.

Chicago Mayor

 

8. Japanese commuters club together to help free a woman train under a train. She survived.

Commuter Help

 

9. What a great scheme!

Cool Dry Cleaners

 

10. The cop is the perfect gentleman, he bought shoes for a homeless guy.

Cop Helps Out Homeless

 

11. This kid never thought he’d crowd surf. Brilliant!

Disabled Kid at Gig

 

12. Protests in the Middle East are halted for an unlikely birthday message…

Do Not Fight

 

13. FREE?!

Free Flowers

 

14. This lady eats lunch with the homeless every day.

Free Meal

 

15. The dog’s memory lives on with this gesture.

Free Tennis Balls

 

16. This barber gives haircuts and shaves to local homeless men once a week entirely for free.

Friendly Barber

 

17. The perfect housemate.

Get Dry

 

18. Hurricane victim receives neighbourly support.

Gift From Neighbour

 

19. A life saver!

Good Neighbour

 

20. This one’s above and beyond, surely!

Helping the Elderly

 

21. This teacher isn’t allowed to give extra tuition in her school, so she does it on the steps.

Helping to Read

 

22. This hobo is returning a diamond ring that a someone donating money into his paper cup accidentally dropped. The couple went on to make sure that the man was homed and in employment within a year.

Hobo Helped in Return

 

23. This enterprising man utilises a large table umbrella as a rain shield for two old timers. Sweet!

Keeping Dry

 

24. This young boy won a local Easter egg scavenger hunt, winning $1,000. Thinking of the sick little girl next door, the first thing he said was, ‘how much chemotherapy can $1,000 get?’ What a little guy!

Kind Wants to Help Neighbour

 

25. This man is patiently teaching his wife the alphabet again after she had a stroke.

Learning After a Stroke

 

26. This scrapyard dealer had no hesitations about returning this lady’s life savings after he discovered she’d left them in an old fridge which she’d thrown away.

Life Savings

 

27. A motorcyclist stopping to help a lady cross the road.

Motorcyclist Help

 

28. The man on the right donated his shoes to this shoeless homeless man and declared it didn’t matter because ‘he only lived a few minutes away’.

Muslim Donates Shoes

 

29. This cop hands out food at the day center – food he’s bought himself!

Nice Cop

 

30. The milkman makes your day!

Nice Milkman

 

31. Sportsmanship at its best.

Ohio Runner

 

32. They’re not all bad!

Parking Officer

 

33. After a crisis or local disaster, this is particularly useful. Call friends and family to let them know you’re okay.

Phones Charged After Hurricane

 

34. Here’s a Marine looking after a baby rabbit. Aaaah!

Rabbit Helped by Marine

 

35. Free snacks!

Random Kindness

 

36. This runner in second place tells the leader – who is slowly down – that the finish line isn’t coming up just yet. Top notch sportsmanship from the man!

Runner 1

 

37. This firefighter’s just risked his life to save this lady’s cat.

Saved Cat

 

38. Incredible scenes. This cop’s just handcuffed himself to a suicidal woman and thrown away the key to stop her from jumping (and taking him with her).

Saved From Suicide

 

39. This injured softball is carried over bases by the opposition so she still gets her home run. Wonderful.

Softball Win

 

40. This guy reads to his colleague every lunchtime because his friend cannot read.

Teach to Read

 

41. Strangers come together to wash a dog’s eyes after a tear gas attack.

Tear Gassed Dog

 

42. To protect and serve (and tie shoelaces).

Tied Laces

 

43. What would you do?

Tires

 

44. Irish rugby captain visits a sick little girl on the day of winning the coveted Heineken Cup.

Toddler Rugby Joy

 

44. This guy was nailed on to be a college hammer champ but decided to give it all up when he discovered he was a perfect bone marrow match for a friend.

Track Star Doing Well Track Star Sacrifice Track Star

 

45. He’s carrying a tortoise across the road!

Turtle Save

 

46. More lunchtime niceness!

Wrong Lunch

See? What did we tell you? People are basically pussy cats deep down. If some of these random acts of kindness cheered you up, why not do something nice yourself and pay it forward? Send this to a friend now!