Philly Acts of Kindness

NBC News' Ann Curry suggested that everyone do 20 or 26 random acts of kindness in honor of the Newtown shooting victims. Here's a barrage of acts being done in the Philly-area.

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NBC News' Ann Curry has started a random acts of kindness wave across America in response to the Newtown school shooting on December 14, 2012.
Curry tweeted: "Imagine if all of us committed to 20 mitvahs/acts of kindness to honor each child lost in Newtown. I'm in. If you are RT #20Acts." The effort has motivated people across America to do 20 or 26 acts of kindness to honor the victims.
Here's some random acts Philly-area folks were inspired to do: Laura Pierce donated $250 to support mental health initiatives for children locally.
Thomas Riddle of Philly volunteered to teach ESL after hours at a local business in Chinatown.
Sue Jacquette of Malvern bought and donated 20 books to the public library.
Helene Golombek of the Philly-area gave money to a Starbucks in Newtown so that they could buy coffee for their customers.
Tina Tormey of Ewing, NJ wrote thank you notes to 7 different 1st responder groups involved with the Newtown tragedy.
Amanda Fabrizio of the Lehigh Valley helped at the Salvation Army Lehigh Valley toy castle.
Erin Park was a receiver of an act of kindness. A woman on a SEPTA bus gave her a bible and said, "Never lose faith."
Janel Wilson-Webb witness an act. She saw a man hand a woman an umbrella while she waited for the bus in the rain.
Kerry Rutter Taggart's husband started a bank account for a family who lost their wife/mother. As a result, the Bristol fire dept. and motorcycle club will be delivering Christmas gifts to the family.
DeeDee Price Bowman was a the Post Office and 30 cents short. The woman behind her pulled out her change and paid the difference of what she needed.
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