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500,001 Kindness Cards and counting…

Date February 20, 2018

Five years ago today we did our first of 500 random acts of kindness in Rees’ name. We just wanted to pay back the kindness of those that helped us through the darkest moment of our lives. Armed with the card pictured to the left, I took my two daughters to our local Dunkin’ Donuts and simply paid for the car behind me – leaving the card (and our story on the back) to hopefully remind that person that kindness makes a difference.  I honestly figured that it was simply the first of 499 more acts left to go.  My family and I could have never imagined what happened next…

Watch the following video as my daughters and I head back to that very same Dunkin’ Donuts – exactly five years to the day, to leave the 500,001st ReesSpecht Life “Pay it Forward” card…

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What’s the difference between “Nice” and “Kind”?

Date February 14, 2018

They say that actions speak louder than words.  These words couldn’t be more true…


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Help make Rees’ 7th birthday extra special this year

Date December 13, 2017

You can help us make “Rees Specht Kindness Day” (12/19 in New York State) extra special for our foundation and our family. Just click here:
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Your vote will help us continue spreading the seeds of kindness in Rees’ name and make what would have been his 7th birthday an even bigger celebration of Kindness. ❤

Thank you all. From the bottom of my heart.
Rees’ Daddy.

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