Many of you may have heard about Ann Curry’s idea to do 20 acts of kindness, one for each of the child victims from Sandy Hook Elementary School. Some people have decided to include other acts of kindness for the teacher. Some have added an act of kindness for the shooter’s mother. And still others have decided to add an act of kindness for the shooter, who must have suffered, too.
I’ve decided that I’ll do 26 acts of kindness, trying to direct each act towards the outcome of a child. I’m going to do one act that will benefit a mother dealing with a difficult situation. I’ve also decided to donate to Hogares, a local group which offers mental health evaluation and treatment for children and youth who have complex behavioral and mental health needs .
I don’t plan to list the acts here. Just know that once in a while I might fill you in on what number I’m on.
Up for the challenge?