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Dignity Health sponsors The Great Kindness Challenge

Dignity Health has partnered with Kids for Peace to sponsor The Great Kindness Challenge, an anti-bullying initiative dedicated to creating a culture of kindness in elementary, middle and high schools nationwide.

During the week of Jan. 27-31, students at participating schools will be provided a checklist of 50 kind deeds to achieve.

Employees at Dignity Health Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital will also participate in the Challenge with a unique checklist of 50 kind acts that they will be challenged to complete during the week.

Now in its third year, The Great Kindness Challenge has grown from three schools to participation by students in more than 500 schools all over the world. Both Dignity Health and Kids for Peace believe that “humankindness” fosters healthier, happier lives and a more peaceful society and that even a single act of kindness can change the world for the better. Schools can register online for The Great Kindness Challenge.

“It’s free, easy for the schools to implement and has a proven positive impact,” says Jill McManigal of Kids for Peace.

With the support of Dignity Health, Kids for Peace will be able to support more schools and cultivate humankindness at a younger age. Contact your local school administration to see if it is interested in participating and visit http://greatkindnesschallenge.org to register.