Category Archives: Kindness and Compassion

Inner City Kayaking Camp Teaches Teens to Persevere Through Adversity

After 9/11, Jesse Stone wanted to do something for the inner city youth. They had not been directly impacted by a traumatic global event, but were already enduring many untold struggles closer to home. That’s when she decided to create the Inner City Kayaking Camp for New York City youth. She chose kayaking as her […]

A Boy Who Saved 17 Lives Gets a Big Surprise

In partnership with the film Wonder, SoulPancake surprises 13-year-old hero, Virgil Smith, who trudged into the Hurricane Harvey flood waters with an air mattress to transport his stranded neighbors to safety. We’d say that deserves a Standing Ovation! As a thank you to Virgil for choosing kindness, he was awarded an Auggie Award! This was […]

This Business is Saving Elephant Lives

Sangduen “Lek” Chailert never expected to open an elephant sanctuary, but the mistreatment of the gentle creatures was an alarm too strong to ignore. Now she rehabilitates and cares for rescued elephants throughout Thailand, encouraging volunteers to help her along the way.

These Dogs are Transforming Lives

SoulPancake partnered with our friends at Milk-Bone® to honor the incredible relationship these four people have with their Canine Assistants service dogs. Milk-Bone® is celebrating 20 years of collaboration with Canine Assistants®, a nonprofit that helps to train and provide service dogs to people with disabilities or special needs. It’s truly remarkable the difference a service […]

Bkind – Professional Boxer Shows Us His Kindness

What is kindness? Is there a way to truly be kind? Professional boxer Gary “The Kid” Stark Jr. shares his views on Kindness with BKind co-founder Virginia Mahoney. Together they are working together to combat the negative stereotype that surrounds boxing and prove that anyone can be kind. As a Boxing Coach and Mentor at […]