Think Kindly, Act Boldly, Give Away Lemonade

Think Kindly, Act Boldly, Give Away Lemonade
Drew Noble, 6, had help from younger sister Molly when he ran one of his Newtown Kindness lemonade stands. Drew and Molly’s parents drove 75 minutes, from their home in Danielson, to pick up a lemonade kit when Newtown Kindness offered them early last month.
Drew Noble, 6, had help from younger sister Molly when he ran one of his Newtown Kindness lemonade stands. Drew and Molly’s parents drove 75 minutes, from their home in Danielson, to pick up a lemonade kit when Newtown Kindness offered them early last month.

Here is a wonderful article by Shannon Hicks in our local Newtown Bee!

Newtown Kindness was launched in January to encourage, facilitate and recognize the value of kindness. The organization’s signature event is The Charlotte Bacon Act of Kindness Awards, the first of which were presented in February in honor of one of the girls killed on 12/14. The group has remained committed to fostering kindness in children, honoring a child who was known for her own regular acts of kindness.

This summer the organization is teaching some of the area’s youngest residents that lesson through the simple gesture of giving away lemonade. It is a new twist on the traditional lemonade stand. Instead of accepting money, children are offering free advice along with each cup of lemonade they hand out. Following the Newtown Kindness motto of “Think Kindly, Act Boldly,” children are stepping up and reminding others to just be kind.

Read more at The Newtown Bee »

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