McKenzie Wilson’s birthday is this Friday, March 22nd, and we are celebrating her life with our annual Teal Day celebration. Teal Day is a day to instill McKenzie’s message of caring. Wear her favorite color and spread kindness! If you’d like some random act of kindness cards to distribute to neighbors, friends and even . . . → Read More: A special Teal Day to celebrate McKenzie’s Birthday
This week is Random Acts of Kindness Week, created by the Random Acts of Kindness Foundation! How are you celebrating? Our McKenzie Clubs, which are service clubs in middle and high schools throughout Jacksonville, are celebrating kindness by collecting books for McKenzie’s Academic Resource Centers. They are collecting books for K-2nd grade students – . . . → Read More: Random Acts of Kindness Week, February 11-17
I want to thank your organization…a very nice man knocked on my door and gave me a small box. He handed it to me and said “Merry Christmas.” The $25 gift card helps out a lot. I am a single mother of three girls and what you did was wonderful. I thank u very much.
From random act of kindness . . . → Read More: A random act of Christmas
I lost my wallet at the Live Nativity at Ponte Vedra Presbyterian Church on Saturday. On Tuesday I got a call that it had been found. I was praying that an honest person would find it, and that my wallet would find its way back to me. When I picked up my wallet this . . . → Read More: A random act of kindness found a lost wallet
McKenzie’s Run is quickly approaching! On November 10th, get ready to honor our dear McKenzie! You can run or walk in the 5K or 1 mile fun run course that runs through downtown Jacksonville and ends inside EverBank field where you can watch yourself cross the finish line on the Jumbo Tron. There is . . . → Read More: Its time to run (or walk) for McKenzie!
A story from someone who received a random act of kindness on October 17, 2012:
“Tonight me along with two other friends ate at Taco Lu in Jacksonville. We are all college students and were shocked when we got our bill. We recieved one of your cards and couldn’t be more thankful/happy. Nothing like . . . → Read More: Taco Lu and a random act of kindness card
Teal Day is held on the 17th of each month, and is a special day that the Foundation chooses to honor and remember McKenzie Wilson by wearing teal (her favorite color) and carrying on her kind spirit by doing an act of kindness. Join us this Friday, August 17th for a very special Teal Day . . . → Read More: A very special teal day
We don’t all have money to give…but we do have time. Sometimes time is worth so much more than money. When you’re able to show someone you care by talking with them, listening to them, supporting them and being beside them…that is the ultimate act of kindness. To show respect and compassion is kindness. . . . → Read More: Random Act of Kindness idea: give your time
Volunteering…the giving of your time to serve others. Time is the best gift you could ever give anyone. Give some time this summer to volunteer as a camp counselor at Kamp Kenzie. Kamp Kenzie is a free summer day camp for children living in the Portside community, where McKenzie’s Academic Resource Center is located. . . . → Read More: Volunteer this summer
Excerpt from an essay by one of McKenzie’s dear friends:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010, at 11:22 am, God called a strong, beautiful, loving, caring and brave girl named McKenzie Noelle Wilson home. This girl was a hard working student at the Bolles School, she cheered with pride and enthusiasm on the sidelines at . . . → Read More: My Guardian Angel