The Be Kind Crew at the Amphitheater District in Tucson
On January 31, 2014, The Be Kind Crew™ lead a district-wide Kindness Rally today for the Amphitheater District in Tucson. It was a high-energy and unifying event, with a school assembly, an aerial photo, 5th grader Kindness Flash Mob for the other students at Copper Creek Elementary, and a release of balloons and doves of peace and kindness.
Kindness Rally at Tucson Amphitheatre District 1-31-14
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_img_4413-balloons-only.jpg]Balloon Release
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0252.jpg]Rally at Copper Creek Elementary
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0259.jpg]Student Decorations
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0272.jpg]Be Kind Balloons Released
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0273.jpg]Be Kind Balloons Released 2
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0549.jpg]Be Kind Dance Crew Pumps Up the Students & Teachers
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0708-3.jpg]Doves Released in Show of Unity and Peace
[img src=http://thebekindpeopleproject.org/wp-content/flagallery/kindness-rally-at-tucson-amphitheatre-district-1-31-14/thumbs/thumbs_dsc_0801.jpg]Copper Creek Elementary
See video below of the balloon release and dove release – they were terrific visuals of peace and kindness!
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Thank you Microsoft- We Had Fun with You on Black Friday!
The Be Kind Crew™ Distributed Hundreds of Gifts at
Yavapai Elementary School
The Be Kind Crew™ Added Some Fun to Black Friday Shopping at Microsoft!
The Be Kind Crew™ was in the Big Apple!
We were very excited to deliver the hand-written notes of encouragement that students in Phoenix, Kansas City, and Oklahoma City had prepared for students that they don’t even know in NYC. We heard about all the kids in NYC who have been so affected by Hurricane Sandy were uplifted by these positive notes!
The Be Kind People Project can be found in…
Subway Cycle for Success:
Jared from The Jared Foundation made a surprise visit to present the winners of the Subway Cycle for Success program on February 28, 2013! Congratulations to students Edith Morales Garcia and Esther Castro from Coyote Ridge Elementary in Glendale AZ!
An article by Antonio Prado entitled “Capital School District Participates in Be Kind People Week” appeared in the November 15 edition.
Tom Livingston feature essay contest in December issue of this monthly magazine distributed in Delaware, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
“Jonne Family Show”
Friday, October 26
10-minute live interview
“According to the Record” with Hank Booth
Tuesday, October 30
5-minute live phone interview
KSHB –TV (NBC Affiliate)
“Kansas City Live”
Tuesday, October 30
Live 3-4-minute in-studio interview between 9:30-11 am
Wednesday, November 7
Hour-long live interview with listener call-ins at 8 pm
Thursday, November 8
15-20-minute live phone interview at 8 am
“It’s Your Morning”
Friday, November 9
Live in-studio interview at 6:25 am
Los Angeles Examiner
Article by Lindsey Rowe
“The Be Kind People Project Launches Initiative to Thank Teachers Across LA”
appeared on October 23.
Features reporter Heather Warlick interviewed Marcia for article entitled, “Be Kind Project Offers ‘Thank You’ to Oklahoma Teachers, which appeared in the Nov. 13 edition.
Article entitled “It’s Cool to be Kind,” appeared on October 9
“The Studio” streaming video interview with Marcia Meyer, Founder will appear on November 15.
Tuesday, November 6
20-minute in-studio interview with Marcia aired on November 11 on four radio stations: KSLX-FM, KAZG-AM, KUPD-FM, KDKB-FM
“The Morning Scramble”
Thursday, December 6
Live 4-6-minute interview
The Arizona Republic
“Two Gilbert Students Rewarded with Bikes”
“Local Student Essay/Art Contest Winners”
Richard Dyer feature letter to the community from Marcia.
This appeared in the Nov. 7 edition.
“Students Make It Cool to be Kind,” appeared with photo of student taking the Be Kind Pledge.
“The Be Kind People Project launches initiative to thank Sacramento teachers during World Kindness Week”
Thursday, December 6
Check us out at The World Kindness Movement! We are one of three U.S. delegates to this worldwide organization that unites people and promotes kindness across the globe.
Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton recognized The Be Kind People Project’s efforts! Click to read Mayor Stanton’s letter!
May 2, 2012
The Be Kind People Project selected as delegate to World Kindness Movement.
“A Minute of Kindness” Essay Winners Honored, Raising Arizona Kids
April 2, 2012
Surprise 5th-Grader Wins Essay Contest, The Surprise Republic
April 4, 2012
Students Honored for Writing, East Valley Tribune
April 4, 2012
Non-profit Honors 10 Essay Winners, The Scottsdale Republic
April 4, 2012, page 13
Free Bikes for Kind Kids, InMaricopa.com
April 10, 2012
Local Students Win in Student Writing Contest, Scottsdale & Paradise Valley Independents
April 11, 2012, pages 12 & 13
Cycle for Success Rides into Maricopa Elementary School, KPNX-TV (Ch 12 News)
Local Student One of ‘Be Kind to People’ Essay/Art Contest Winners, Glendale Star
April 19, 2012
Be Kind People Project Launches Initiative to Thank LA Teachers, examiner.com
April 26, 2012
USA Today 11-29-2011
“You have to enlist both the mind and the heart, so people have to understand what you’re trying to do and then they have to have an emotional connection,” she says. “During times when people maybe can’t give as much resource-wise, they still have that basic desire to help others…” read more…
Phoenix Business Journal 10-7-2011
“In honor of World Kindness Week, retired retail executive Marcia Meyer is preparing to launch the Be Kind People Project, a nonprofit dedicated to honoring teachers….” read more…
- NBC Action News Midday Show segment on November 2
- Fox 4 Morning Show segment on November 3
- KCTV-TV “It’s Your Morning” segment on November 2
Valley Focus KDKB 10-11-2011 with Debra Luray Radio Interviewon KDKB, Phoenix
The Kansas City Media Advisory, Click Here.