K-8 Students to Submit Entries to The Be Kind People Project’s Annual Nationwide Essay Contest


Three Weeks Left for K-8 Students to Submit Entries to The Be Kind People Project’s Annual Nationwide Essay Contest

Students Share How They Can Make A Difference


PHOENIX, AZ (March 9, 2023) – The non-profit organization The Be Kind People Project encourages K-8 students to enter the Annual Be Kind Make A Difference National Essay Contest about how they can impact their community.


This year’s prompt will highlight 10 skills of kindness from The Be Kind Pledge with students submitting responses to “This is how I can use the skills of The Be Kind Pledge in my community.” Students will share examples of how they use these skills in their own life within the essay. All entries are due Friday, March 31, and winners will be announced on Friday, April 28, 2023.


Grades K-2 may draw one or multiple pictures with one to five hand-written sentences for entry. Grades 3-8 may write a one-page essay with two to three paragraphs typed double-spaced or written legibly. Students with disabilities are encouraged to participate in any option based on their abilities and parent or teacher discretion.


First, second and third-place winners will be selected from K-2nd grade, 3rd-5th grade and 6th-8th grade. All winning students receive BE KIND Swag and a BE KIND National Make a Difference Essay Contest Certificate. All teachers of winning students receive BE KIND classroom materials and free access to The Be Kind Break Premium online classroom resources for the 2023-2024 academic school year. Grand prize winners are able to select their prize from the following options: Apple watch, electric scooter, karaoke machine, or a new mountain bike. Second place winners will have their choice of a scooter, waterproof speaker, Converse or Nike shoes and third place winners have the option of choosing from wireless earbuds, a science kit, or magazine subscription.

For more information regarding this year’s contest, visit https://thebekindpeopleproject.org/essay-contest/.

To watch last year’s student winners read their essays, visit The Be Kind People Project’s YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-WQVj463RU

Student Lucas states he wants to make a difference by building more parks and gathering spaces, helping others learn and creating more after-school programs.

About The Be Kind People Project

The Be Kind People Project® (BKPP) is a public 501 (c) 3 non-profit that initiates a positive change in the overall learning environment and provides relevant learning and youth development opportunities that inspire humanity, academic achievement, and healthy living for students wherever and however they learn. The organization’s vision is to build a generation of respectful, responsible, healthy and caring citizens and leaders. To learn more about The Be Kind People Project, visit https://thebekindpeopleproject.org/.




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