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People Describe The Most Random Acts Of Kindness They'll Never Forget

Updated 4 Sep 2019 9.6k votes 1.3k voters 45.1k views15 items

List RulesVote up the most heartwarming stories of seemingly random kindness.

Have you ever turned on the news and felt overwhelmed? Lately – between the hurricanes, the wild fires, the terrorist attacks, and the overall political landscape – it appears as though news headlines have been pretty grim. It may seem like there's no goodness left in the world... that is, until you hear real people describe random acts of kindness.

These unbelievably true stories about random acts of kindness are a glimmer of hope, and the truth is, it doesn't take a whole lot to be kind. From something as small as slipping a stranded stranger a $20 bill, to an act as generous as putting estranged siblings through college, these stories about kindness from Redditors span the entire spectrum of good deeds.

The world is teeming with good people willing to lend a helping hand. These true stories about random acts of kindness beg the question: When was the last time you decided to pay it forward?

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