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Great Kindness Challenge Featured at Local School

Good Day Sacramento visits a school where children are crazy for kindness.

Dignity Health is partnering with Kids for Peace to sponsor The Great Kindness Challenge. The program helps foster a culture of kindness in elementary, middle and high schools. From January 26 to January 30, students nationwide will be challenged to complete a checklist of 50 kind deeds and to make kindness a habit.

Dignity Health employees were encouraged to get their local schools involved withThe Great Kindness Challenge. Trisha Pena, Director of Finance, Mercy Foundation, assisted in signing up her child’s school, Mather Heights Elementary, for the Great Kindness Challenge.

KMAX Channel 31 Reporter Kristin Marshall featured Mather Heights Elementary School students and the principal during a live report for Good Day Sacramento on Monday, January 26. The school is kicking off The Great Kindness Challenge with an assembly. The students wore crazy hats and hair to show they were “crazy for kindness.”

To follow Dignity Health’s local acts of kindness, To learn more or participate in the Great Kindness Challenge, please visit The Great Kindness ChallengeYou can also join the conversation at#DignityHealthGKC.

Publish date: 

Monday, January 26, 2015

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