Daymaker Archives
Category: Make a Stranger’s Day



Anonymous Donor Buys Every Toy at Goodwill, Gives Them to Children For Free

The best holiday traditions are the ones that give back—like this anonymous family who, for the last 10 years, has bought out the children’s section at Goodwill so each child in the store can take home a gift for free. We love this story from GoodNewsNetwork about how this has become a Christmas tradition for one family in Fort Collins.

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Florida musician jazzes up parking lot for shoppers

Here at Daymaker, we are obsessed with finding and sharing stories about people spreading kindness and love and making the world a better place. That’s why we wanted to share this one from Action News Jax about Oladepo Ogomodede, a musician in Riverview, Florida who spends his weekends playing music for shoppers in the Lake St. Charles Shopping Plaza.

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Daymaking on a Dreary Seattle Night

Thanks to Steven from Seattle for sending in your Daymaker Story! If you have a Daymaker story to share, please click here! Check out Steven’s touching Daymaker story below. ‘Steven in Seattle here – Trying my best to live the

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Failures of Kindness

George Saunders gave the graduation speech at Syracuse University this year, and the New York Times recently published it. The most important piece of advice he gave to graduates might surprise you. He said, “Now, one useful thing you can

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Daymaker Dairy Queen

Earlier this week, Juut Salonspa Studio Stylist and Daymaker, Kelly Ernest, shared a story of how a simple act of kindness started a ripple effect. “A couple days ago I went to the Dairy Queen Drive-Thru after an exhausting day.

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A Good Day at the Airport

Hello Fellow Daymakers!   I had the most incredible Daymaker experience yesterday at SFO (San Fransisco Airport). I was going through security and I always opt out of the new X-ray screening which means I have to have a personal

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A Sweet Lesson on Patience

Hello Daymakers! I have read this story many times over the last few years and I trust many of you have seen it already too. Today I was struck by the profound simplicity of Daymaking when I read it. Simply

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