Small But Mighty
No act of kindness is too small, and no one is too little to help. The gift of kindness may start as a small ripple that over time, can turn into a tidal wave affecting the lives of many – Kevin Heath
We’ve all experienced a kind gesture from someone that brightened our day. From a simple warm smile to lending a hand, these actions hold the power to create waves of positivity.
Regardless of how it’s expressed, be it through simple words like ‘you’re doing great!’ or translated into acts of sharing or donating to those in need, these gestures convey kindness, and one should never underestimate the potential they have to impact the lives of others.By encouraging our little ones to embrace the spirit of giving in their daily interactions, we are sowing seeds of kindness in their young hearts. Over time, these seeds would flourish, moulding them into compassionate individuals.
Learn more about the various acts of kindness with your little ones through our free downloadable activity sheet here.
It is through your gracious donations that have allowed us to continue running the programs and services for the beneficiaries under our care. In Aaron’s case, find out below how your donations have helped made a positive impact on his life.
In his formative years, *Aaron grew up in a challenging environment that subjected him to undesired physical punishments. He endured incidents such as being strangled by the neck and dropped onto the floor. His small body was punished when he hesitated to rise from the ground.
Living in such adverse conditions, Aaron became familiar with physical abuse, leading to him developing aggressive tendencies. Upon arriving at Sunbeam Place at the age of 8, he struggled to communicate effectively, often resorting to screaming to express himself and displayed disruptive behaviour, discarding the belongings of other residents as an expression of his feelings of rejection.
For Aaron, believing in his own value and worthiness was a challenge due to his past experiences. Trusting others and understanding the values his caregivers at Sunbeam Place aimed to impart proved to be difficult tasks.
Through the unwavering patience, love, and guidance of his caregivers at Sunbeam Place, Aaron has made significant progress on his journey of growth and healing. Over the years, Aaron has matured and has learned to manage his anger effectively. Moreover, he has nurtured friendships and built trust with fellow residents and the caregivers who have cared for him. While Aaron still occasionally displays disruptive behaviour, it's important to remember that healing from trauma is a lifelong journey that requires time and practice to overcome.
The collective efforts of the social workers and caregivers at Sunbeam Place aim to reunify families in a safe and timely manner. Your generous support and donations will enable us to sustain our services and programs that will benefit children, youth, and families like Aaron's.
All contributions made will be directed to the "Little Kindness, Lots of Joy" campaign, making a meaningful impact in the lives of those we serve.
*Name has been changed to protect the beneficiary’s identity
Be the source of light and hope to children, youth and families in need on their darkest days. Donate to our campaign; your contributions will enable us to sustain our programs and services that aid children, youth, and families in need