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Monday, October 30th

Monday, October 30th

Hotel sponsor, The Heathman Lodge
7801 NE Greenwood Drive, Vancouver, Washington, 98662


The Heathman Lodge supports kindness! Our team was treated like royalty with the help of Erin Stepanek, the Ambassador of Heathman Helping Hands who graciously gifted us all nine nights of our stay in Vancouver, WA!

AM Northwest TV Interview with Helen Raptis at KATU 2 Studio
2153 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232


Join me as I sit down for an exciting interview with Emmy award-winning host of AM Northwest, Helen Raptis, for a talk about kindness and how the Kindness Boomerang all began.

Oregon Brewery Running Series Podcast Interview with Nathan Freeburg


Join me as I sit down for an exciting interview with one of the OBRS Directors, Nathan Freeburg, for a talk about kindness and how the Kindness Boomerang all began. They have graciously taken us on this year and next as a non-profit beneficiary of their fun 5K Running Series!

Kindness Caravan Pickup at McCords Vancouver Toyota
10455 NE 53rd Street Vancouver, WA 98662


Toyota supports kindness! Our team meets up with Phillip from Vancouver Toyota who has graciously gifted us with our Kindness Caravan for our week in Vancouver, Washington!

Team Dinner Meeting with our Hosts, Jason and Andrea Hattrick
804 NW 151st Street Vancouver, WA 98685


Community Bonding! The Kindness Caravan sits down with Vancouver hosts, Jason and Andrea Hattrick and family for a nice home cooked meal and a night of fun and bonding!

Tuesday, October 31st

Kindness Hits Vancouver
605 Esther St, Vancouver, WA 98660


Today we spread random acts of kindness in Vancouver, WA.. We were fortunate to be providing meals to the homeless, distributing Catching Kindness Cards, surprising unexpecting people with a free cup of coffee in Esther Short Park and some free desserts to restaurant goers at the Hilton Hotel downtown.

Reverse Trick or Treating
151st Street Vancouver, WA 98685


A Halloween night community activity. Join the Kindness Caravan as we hit the streets of North Vancouver handing out copies of Kindness Boomerang and surprising random trick-or-treaters with Catching Kindness Cards!

Wednesday, November 1st

McLoughlin Middle School Presentation
5802 MacArthur Blvd. Vancouver, WA 98661


The surprise of surprises! What was to be a Kindness Boomerang presentation to a middle school suddenly got a little bigger. Orly and the Kindness Caravan were honored with an unexpected police escort followed by an early performance of the 2017 Dance for Kindness by 200 students at McLoughlin MS. This was followed by a presentation to the entire student body and some basketball at recess.

Life Vest Inside Fundraiser at Windy Wills Winery
1346 S 38th Ct. Ridgefield, Washington 98642


An open to the public event at Windy Hills Winery in Ridgefield, WA where the community could explore why kindness is so important and how they could become part of the kindness revolution.

Thursday, November 2nd

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic School Presentation
4701 NW Franklin Street Vancovuer, WA 98663


A wonderful morning to meet with 300 third through eighth grade students of this wonderful school. So impressed by these amazing kids!

Seton Catholic High School Presentation
9000 NE 64th Ave, Vancouver, WA 98665


A great chance to meet with 200 young men and women as we discussed kindness towards others in a Leadership Class workshop. We then inspired the entire students body to join the kindness revolution.

Friday, November 3rd

King’s Way Christian School Presentation
3300 NE 78th St, Vancouver, WA 98665


An amazing opportunity to talk to 400 middle and high school students about how they can inspire kindness within their school and throughout their community. Following the presentation the entire student body congregated on the football field creating a hug “L.V.I.” with a heart.

Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
700 S.W. Campus Drive Portland, Oregon 97239


Join the Kindness Caravan as we tour Doernbecher Children’s Hospital in Portland, OR. Today we had the chance to tour the amazing facility, experience the hearts of families inside the prayer and meditation room and to top it off play charades, sing songs and do arts and crafts with kids in the cancer wing. Beautiful!

Saturday, November 4th

Oregon Brewery Running Series 5K Run
17707 SE Mill Plain Blvd. Vancouver, Washington 98683


The Oregon Brewery Running Series has adopted Life Vest Inside as a recipient of 10% of all proceeds for multiple events each year. Come out as they inspire individuals to get active, have fun and give back. You may even spot the Orly impersonator!

Sunday, November 5th

Kindness Hits Vancouver – Part 2
8700 NE Vancouver Mall Dr, Vancouver, WA 98662


Today we again spread random acts of kindness in Vancouver, WA. This time at The Vancouver Mall. We distributed Catching Kindness Cards, bout people coffee and we may have had a “Free Hugs” competition along the way.

Dare 2 Dream Too and Sunday Pizza Club
999 N Thunderbird Way Portland, Oregon 97227


Cormac and Lara brought Sunday Pizza Club to Portland with the help of local pie shops: Pinky’s Pizza, Lovely’s Fifty Fifty and Sizzle Pie. Tonight we were able to hang out and dialogue with our homeless community, share a meal together land enjoy some great music.

Monday, November 6th

Vernonia Middle and High School Presentation
1000 Missouri Ave Vernonia, OR 97064


The Kindness Caravan hit the road to Vernonia today to share, dialogue and inspire kindness with their 325 students. Students were engaged in Orly’s presentation and had a great time interacting as Orly and Jason took them on an adventurous workshop. Some of the nicest people we will ever meet. Vernonia rolled out the red carpet for sure!